Originally Posted by funkz
You are correct, I'm just wanting to buy something that doesn't need to be competitive but at the same time will allow me to learn the most.
When I see what is "below", say 1m span, prices are sort of similar so why not invest a bit more and get a better model.
Unfortunately at both of the stores I have near the other 2 options will be this ones:
I guess then I should get the Fling?
Thanks again for any light on the matter.
The DLG fling is the worse choice you could make. Seriously, Its a wreck. Been know to fold on the first launch
I wouldnt bother with the smaller DLG `s either , stick with 1.5m because the performance is much better.
There are a good number of very nice gliders [foam core bagged wings] available in the 3-400 dollar range.
Topsky super is around 360 for a ARF
Predator two is another
Its also not a bad idea to watch the classifieds in this website for a used,ready to fly glider but be prepared to act fast, they sell very fast.
If you state your location guys might even offer to sell you one because a lot of guys dont like to ship but often have a few gliders in their hangar.
Im sure through the day you will get more suggestions as well.
To be honest, the question of which glider is best for a newbie has been worn out and many dont bother to retype so often.
Hit the search button , keywords; which DLG for newbie . any variation of that topic will net a few dozen threads