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Old Jan 31, 2014, 03:55 PM
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Dream-Flight Libelle DLG

Looks great - should be brilliant off the flat and in slermal conditions. I'm sure Dawson and co will have a madstab on this very quickly!
  • WINGSPAN - 1200 mm (47.2 in).
  • WING AREA - 21.31dm2 (330 in2).
  • WEIGHT - 278-290 gm (9.8-10.2 oz).
  • WING LOADING - 13-13.6 gm/dm2 (4.3-4.5 oz/ft2).
  • CONTROLS - 4-6 Channels.
  • SKILL LEVEL - Everyone!
  • ASSEMBLY - 1-3 hours.
  • FLIGHT STYLE - Buoyant, nimble, and stable low lift flyer.
  • PRICE - $120 plus P&P
  • RELEASE DATE - Late Feb/Early March 2014 (tbc)
Spec sheet with pics

Dream-Flight Libelle DLG- Get Out and Glide (2 min 5 sec)


First flights from Pierre Rondel:

Flying the Libelle from Dream Fllight (4 min 33 sec)


Libelle Discus Launch (3 min 32 sec)
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 04:05 PM
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Where is the "Buy" button?
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 04:17 PM
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Flew with Michael last month and its a spectacular glider!
Been difficult keeping quiet about it......but no more!

LP
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 04:19 PM
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Very nice
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 05:23 PM
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 05:46 PM
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Way cool,

Even my 16 yr old said it looks good.

When are they going on sale?

Cheers.

Stee
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 06:11 PM
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Very cool. M.R has done it again ... Kudos to you sir

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Old Jan 31, 2014, 06:34 PM
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She does look good!!

Bottom mount midwing aileron servos/horn.......servos excellent but a bit pricey
http://www.servocity.com/html/hs-5035hd_servo.html (currently out of stock on the analogs at $25 each)

"4-6 channel receiver" = flaperon potential.....

Quality mandrel-wrapped tapered boom.......

Highly likely to be Mad-Stabable......

Pretty wing shape, especially at the tips.....

Michael and George done real good!!!

Ken

(who thinks this is the beginning of a verrrry loooong thread)
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 07:25 PM
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Flew with Michael last month and its a spectacular glider!
Been difficult keeping quiet about it......but no more!

LP
Can't wait!!!!!! How does it do on launch? What king of launch heights is it capable of?
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 07:32 PM
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Any idea when this will be avalible?
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 07:43 PM
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DLG Sloper

So, are we looking at 2 year delivery as with the Blejzyk stuff or will they really be available?? Should be great (for my purposes) without the dihedral!
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 08:48 PM
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Latest faceboog DreamFlight post link

https://www.facebook.com/dream.fligh...ream.flight.rc

Looks like preorders opening up shortly......guessing available mid-February??

Once they get into our hands it should be entertaining as well as educational watching builders attempt to "improve" the design to suit their individual conditions, tastes, concepts and prejudices. I predict this to become a verrry looong thread with a lot of stoked participants.



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Old Jan 31, 2014, 09:44 PM
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Is there a weaselly slope replacement coming soon too?
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 10:12 PM
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Wow ken, lots of assumptions this kit is heavily flawed or in need of mods to make it a better flier. How about you design something and sell it for 120 buck with this much engineering???
I've never had a problem with any DF kit when used appropriately, don't see this one being any different.
As far as 25 bucks being expensive, you should put down the foam and try some composites where $60+ is what you have to spend to get the performance needed to optimize the design.

James
Who's really hoping to run into Michael and see this thing fly before they hit the masses
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 10:41 PM
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Wow ken, lots of assumptions this kit is heavily flawed or in need of mods to make it a better flier. How about you design something and sell it for 120 buck with this much engineering???
I've never had a problem with any DF kit when used appropriately, don't see this one being any different.
As far as 25 bucks being expensive, you should put down the foam and try some composites where $60+ is what you have to spend to get the performance needed to optimize the design.

James
Who's really hoping to run into Michael and see this thing fly before they hit the masses

++1

Yeh not cool....ken. The dream flight team have in my eye's produced the best , most well known , easy to use , easy to build slopers. Let alone amazing performance , with a fun factor through the roof. they have Been sloped on more hill's beaches , mountains , back yards etc than any other slopers.
DF crew put a huge amount of R&D in to products a product it at an alway's resonable price is amazing. And me for one look at these pic's and see a mountain of hours and cad work and a huge amount of $$$$$$$$.
I find it sad , that you are knocking it down even before it's had a chance. Picking at it to find the flaws.
It will fly perfect the way DF intended it to.

Tim
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