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Old Mar 05, 2002, 06:49 AM
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Any good parkflyer kits out there?

Any sugestions on a good built up parkflyer kit, (no foamies) I'm really looking for a kit that resembles a Miss-2 or a Corronet 400. I'd scratch build one but I dont have the time! and just cant bring myself to shell out 130 bucks to ne-sail or hobby-lobby (sorry guy's) Any suggestions ? What I'm looking for is basicaly stick / truss construction around 24 oz. weight RTF with around 450 sq. in. wing area. Tks for the 1st three sugestions, the Mountain models stick looks like a real sweet kit, but it is a stick! S & R's parasol is too heavy.
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Old Mar 05, 2002, 08:33 AM
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The DuskStik from Mountain Models comes to mind. Or the Cutie or X-250 from SR. I don't have any of these personally, but enough has been written about them that I can say I will, eventually...

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Old Mar 05, 2002, 09:51 AM
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RE: Kit Park Flyers

You might take a look at the Herr windy day flyer kits. My Herr Air Boss should be here any day now. I ordered it from Tower Hobbies. It doesn't have the poly dihedral wing like the two planes you mentioned. These kits are designed for 280 motors.

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Old Mar 05, 2002, 10:04 AM
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I have built the Dallaire Sportster from Spirit of Yesteryear. It was real fun to build, although I have yet to fly it. I am now building an Eastbourne monoplane from Aerocraft which should make a good trainer according to the instructions.
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Old Mar 05, 2002, 10:45 AM
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The new SR Batteries Bantam and Bantam Bipe are supposed to be available soon. You can see them at
I think these kits are worth waiting for based on the quality of the Cutie kit.
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Old Mar 05, 2002, 11:50 AM
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You might want to look at mountain models switchback good price and good quality
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Old Mar 05, 2002, 01:09 PM
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Go with a DUSKSTIK! ! !

The best building parkflyer!

The best looking parkflyer!

The best flying parkflyer!

The best parkflyer!


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Old Mar 05, 2002, 09:17 PM
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Sounds to me like you are looking for a stick-built ARF.

These guys have some cool looking stuff, and they are an Ezone advertiser:

If it's a laser-cut kit you want, The SR or Herr designs look good. The models from Mountain Models go on either side of your request, a High-wing stick and a low wing sport (as well as a acro-pusher), but are by far the highest regarded kits around.
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Old Mar 05, 2002, 09:42 PM
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this is the Zippy from NE sailplanes can be had with or with out Ailerons. Just love the looks of this plane for indoor ???????? Has 41inch wing but only weighs 12oz
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