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#1 Biggles51 Sep 14, 2011 03:59 AM

Pioneer Glider
 
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Greetings,
have a Pioneer glider kit on order, see pic below.
Vendor is RC Sun
has anybody got or seen yet ?
Based I believe on Jim Marske's Pioneer III glider under construction.
2.4m wingspan in EPo.
Using my own bits that are in the salvage boxes.
All comments welcome
Regards
Tony

#2 Doubletap Sep 14, 2011 11:26 AM

It looks cool!:) Do you have any more information like a link to a website?:confused:

#3 rickhensley Sep 14, 2011 09:01 PM

What a cool design, looking forward to this one. :cool:

#4 exempt Sep 14, 2011 10:03 PM

Looks great! I did a search for "RC Sun Pioneer" and gave up on page 3, is this a fiberglass ship? Which vendor/website did you order it from?

#5 Biggles51 Sep 14, 2011 11:26 PM

Link is www.rcsun.com
Hit products and then propellor aircraft.
I presumed it was a foamy, doesnt say so now that I look.
Well it will be a little suprise look when it arrives.
Will keep you posted. I went for the yellow scheme.
Cheers

#6 Doubletap Sep 14, 2011 11:40 PM

Here, is the direct link:

http://www.rcsun.com/en/products_more.asp?id=638&ctx=1

#7 JimNM Sep 14, 2011 11:54 PM

Cool looking plane! What was the price? I don't need another (repeat 10x) but I like it. 4 servo wing and no elevator. I want to be the first one on the local field with one of these!

#8 JimNM Sep 14, 2011 11:59 PM

The english language front end...

http://www.rcsun.com/en/

#9 Biggles51 Sep 19, 2011 05:06 AM

Caution
I have not yet received this kit and despite an email advising that the EMS tracking number would be sent to me last week, I currently have a communication black hole.
Waiting on a reply to my latest email sent this morning again asking for shipping confirmation.
Would suggest caution in making payment to this vendor until I actually get this kit and
can post details
Regards
Tony

#10 JimNM Sep 19, 2011 05:25 AM

Thanks for the update - how much was the kit?

#11 BarnOwl Sep 19, 2011 10:47 AM

I like it a lot! 2.45 m wingspan. It has a very cool shape, the yellow is very, very nice!

How much is it?

#12 Biggles51 Sep 19, 2011 03:08 PM

The kit was US$100, ARF $170.
EMS to Australia US$70.
All a bit academic though until I actually receive.
Will post when have some result.
Cheers
Tony

#13 BarnOwl Sep 19, 2011 03:37 PM

Tnx. Biggles....keep us posted!

#14 JimNM Sep 19, 2011 04:22 PM

I assume kit is foam parts, ARF includes servos (6, right?)
Thanks for sharing your information. It's a neat looking plane and we wish you a speedy resolution and successful maiden flight.

#15 BarnOwl Sep 20, 2011 02:19 AM

I found a youtube video. It seems to have a very stable flight:

Pioneer Glider (4 min 1 sec)


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