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Stephens Akro – An easy-build, profile foam performer

Nothing like having a fun and fully aerobatic airplane ready to fly anytime. Low cost is a bonus!
Editor’s note: This construction article is from the Model Airplane News classic series and it was first published in July 2004 issue of Backyard Flyer. Some of the original hardware may not be available but similar hardware and power systems are available online. Designed by Clayton Stephens, the full-size Stephens Akro was an aerobatic aircraft that dates back to the late 1960s. One of the first aerobatic pilots to compete with the Akro was Leo...


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