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Posted by like.2.fly | Dec 04, 2014 @ 12:31 AM | 1,191 Views
Polaris
- Wing: Light layup, molded, full carbon, solid core, top drive
- Rudderless with spring/string elevator and removable servo
- Switch jack with external charging plug
- Battery: 360mAh 2S 7.4V Lipo & Paul Daniels PLD-BAC-55C regulator (with voltage indicator and low voltage alarm)
- Throwing blade: Standard Polaris straight airfoil blade
- Ballast: built-in box in wing saddle; lead pieces & spacers for 7g, 18g, 28g, 46g
- Servos: Ailerons - Hyperion DS-09 digital, Elevator JR DS-285 digital
- RTF Weight: 253g (with my Rx and at my preferred CG)
- $650

Arctus
- Wing: "Pro" (standard all-around) layup, molded, full carbon, solid core, top drive
- Rudderless with spring/string elevator and removable servo
- Switch jack with external charging plug
- Battery: 1200mAh 1S Lipo
- Throwing blade: Inset CR curved blade
- Servos:
Ailerons - Hyperion DS-09 digital
Elevator - JR DS-285 digital
- RTF Weight: 281g (with my Rx and at my preferred CG)
- $795 SOLD!

Both are fantastic fliers. Polaris is lighter weight, and has a somewhat higher lift airfoil. Gives amazing performance in light conditions. Arctus wing is similar in area but the airfoil and planform are tapered thinner to the wing tips and has bigger flaperons. It has a slight launch height advantage, and better wind penetration; without giving up any float. Both are rudderless setups, which maximizes launch height and is super forgiving and easy to fly well. Polaris has never been damaged or repaired, other than a few very minor cosmetic rash touchups on the wing and tails. Same for the Arctus. However I did break the original Arctus fuselage and replaced it with a brand new and vastly superior Wyoming Wind Works long skinny thingy (best DLG fuse ever made, IMO).
Posted by like.2.fly | Apr 27, 2014 @ 12:24 AM | 2,304 Views
Super Fr3aK

- Solid core molded wing, full carbon.
- Slip on nose cone.
- Almost like new condition. Never crashed or repaired. Some very minor tail rash from normal use, and minor scuffing on bottom front of nose cone.
- Ballast anchor attached to servos will accomodate lollypop type ballast on a wire (never made the ballast sticks).

Equipment: 2 Hyperion DS-09 on ailerons (top drive), 2 JR DS285 on elevator, rudder (both pull/spring operated). Servos are removable with 2 micro bolts. 1200mAh 1S battery that can fly for up to 3 or 4 hours between charges (I never fly that long...). CR curved T-blade (glued and pinned into wingtip, plus reinforcement layers top & bottom - super strong and comfortable)....Continue Reading
Posted by like.2.fly | Oct 15, 2010 @ 02:50 PM | 5,146 Views
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