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Interesting that SAAB chose to name two planes so similarly, the Safir and Safari. The Safari is pictured below, and first flew around 1970 while the Safir first flew around 1945.
Note the shoulder attachment wings and the high location of the horizontal stabilizer on the tail of the Safari. The horizontal stabilizer was high on the SAAB version for better durability on unimproved airfields (grass airstrips) but lowered on Malmo's licensed version of the same plane.
The beauty of the Malmo plans/kit is that the plane's frame is metal tubes without need for welding. Maybe it uses rivets at the junctions, maybe it uses epoxy. Regardless, seasoned pilots of home-built aircraft all prefer metal tubes to wood sticks for fabric covered planes.
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