This 2 meter wingspan glider takes 15 minutes to assemble and lasts a lifetime!
The wings and tail are made from tough EPO foam. However, the fuselage is made from a really strong blow molded nylon skin with plywood formers, making it almost indestructible, this is usually reserved for baby toys*.
The virtually indestructible fuselage is smooth and rigid yet still light enough for the glider to perform.
Both the main wing and tail are screwed into place and the two wing halves have a carbon fiber rod for added strength.
The main wing includes 1 servo per aileron for strong control surface movement plus there is a pre-molded slot so you can add your own flaps later.
All 4 9g servos, speed controller and brushless outrunner are included. Just add your own receiver and battery to be flight ready!
This really is a super strong glider that takes 15 minutes to put together and is virtually indestructible.
Wingspan: 2 meters (78.74inch)
Flying Weight: 980g
Motor: Brushless 4010/850Kv
ESC Included: 30A
3S 11.1V 1500~1800mAh LiPoly Battery
4-5 Channel Transmitter and Receiver
*Having a blow molded fuselage on a glider is an excellent solution however it is not popular amongst manufacturers due to its high cost, effectively doubling molding costs.
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Ce planeur vol à merveille j'ai rajouté des servo hk 15178 pour les ailerons .super achat
it has not come in yet but looks like an amazing glider
got back to flying after a loooong time in a zip.
flyes nicely does not suffer hard landings thanx to its VERY low weight
and smart flexible construction.
Thermaling requires some adjustments on wing decalage and CG (very conservative) I used a 3s 2200ma pack pushed all the way back on the tray
and needed some 15 gms lead (scotch taped to the fuse in front of the rudder)
Wing decalage was zero with respect to elevator so the glider is flying tail down and some up elevator. I will give 2° climb decalage to the wing and will try it then.
Consider covering the wings with oracover lite or similar to preserve in time.
Cool plane that is really fun to fly. It can definitely take a beating.
Great plane, my first glider. Flies great and has a lot of support for the wings so they hardly bend unless you pull extreme maneuvers. I use anything from 1.3ah to 2.2ah 3s lipos and it flies good with all of them. Learning to program flap options like crow is also fun to have. Only reasons it isn't 5 star is that it was a bit of a hassle to get it put together since some things were not manufactured perfectly (well it is from china), and the esc is getting a bit hot when coming down. I'd recommend getting a better quality, even higher amp rated esc. Going to install fpv eventually! Oh and my esc braking was disabled by default, might want to enable it.
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Just wanted to share my aerial video with this glider. So far it has been a great bird. https://youtu.be/3z2HWLszQCg
The 850 motor the better motor I have had no problems with this glider I have run it on 3 cells and 4 cells fine, the only thing you need to do is paint red 4 inch RED strips on the under side of the wing you will see it much better at 400 feet!
Sehr sehr guter Flieger fr den Preis. Habe ihn mit 2 weiteren Servos fr die Landeklappen nachgerstet. Lsst sich nun danke Butterfly sehr langsam Landen. Leider geht er bei mir in der Thermik nicht so gut, aber trotzt 2200 3S Akku bis zu 30 min Flugzeit.
Maiden flight a couple of days ago. The plane seems very nice and stable. Even with full flaps there is not much change in direction.
Building manual is poor. One must guess which screw goes where.
A Turnigy 2200mAh 3S 30C is a bit heavy for just messing about. I would go for a smaller battery if i had another chance.
Stock clevises seem weak but i'm still taking a risk.
All in all i'm liking this plane very much.
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