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Old Jul 04, 2013, 04:46 PM
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Power Pod and SLS for 1/4 and 1/3 Scale Sailplanes

After long debate about inconsistent support from known manufacturers we have decided to invest money and develop our own Power Pod and Sailplane Self Launching Systems (SLS). Our SLS will be suitable for any 1/4 and larger scale sailplanes. All parts will be sold separately, you can get Unit/Pod Only as well as whole PNP with motor/prop/yoke or spinner and propeller blades. All parts are slowly arriving, please check our web site for more updates.

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Introducing our brand new SLS self launching retractable electric systems for scale sailplanes. Finally we have product that can enhance your flying experience and do not break your bank account. Our RPG34 system comes with Folding Mechanisms, Plug & Play Electronic Control Unit and Spring Loaded Prop Adapter. You can choose from SLS Plug & Play or just SLS unit.

Sailplane Self Launching System SLS RGP34 $1095.00 (Unit, Electronics, Yoke)

We are recommending following 4S and 5S setups.
Power Package 4S (4.5-5.5kg Scale Sailplanes):
Hacker A30 10XL motor
Jeti Advance 70 Pro ESC
TP3900 4S battery pack
Aeronaut 128 folding propeller
HS-7954SH pylon servo

Power Package 5S (5.5-7.5kg Scale Sailplanes):
Hacker A40 10L motor
Jeti Advance 77 Pro ESC
TP3900 5S battery pack
Aeronaut 1311 folding propeller
HS-7954SH pylon servo


Sailplane Power Pod Launching System for 1/4 to 1/3 Sailplanes $195.00

Introducing our brand new Power Pod Launching electric systems for scale sailplanes. Finally we have product that can enhance your flying experience and will not break your bank account. You can choose from Plug & Play or pylon/spinner unit. We are recommending following 4S and 8S setups.

Power Package 5S (10-12 lbs. 4.5-5.5kg Scale Sailplanes):
Hacker A40 10L motor
Jeti Advance 80 Pro ESC
TP3900 5S battery pack
Aeronaut 14x10 folding propeller

Power Package 8S (24-29 lbs. 11-13 kg Scale Sailplanes):
Hacker A50 16L motor
Jeti Advance 99 Pro ESC
TP5000 8S battery pack
Aeronaut 17x12 folding propeller


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Old Jul 05, 2013, 02:17 AM
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I'm very interested with a 14 lb ASW28.
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Old Jul 05, 2013, 04:12 PM
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Great Job ZB

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Old Jul 05, 2013, 04:34 PM
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Great Job ZB

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Look at my calendar, I will be seeing you soon.

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Old Jul 05, 2013, 05:42 PM
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Can't wait
Bring a couple
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Old Jul 18, 2013, 08:12 AM
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So any udates on these?
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Old Jul 18, 2013, 03:34 PM
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Great news! looks like we will finally have some quality products for self launch!

ZB, are you coming to SKSS with the truck or flying in like last year?

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Old Nov 22, 2013, 12:54 PM
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ZB, any updates on this?
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Old Nov 27, 2013, 08:04 PM
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Power Pods

What's happening with these ?????
Are they released yet?
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Old Nov 28, 2013, 07:44 AM
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I picked up a couple of these. http://www.hobby88.com/shop/product_...roducts_id=342
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Old Nov 28, 2013, 12:34 PM
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I'm looking to propel a 15 lb, 4.5m Glider with a minimum of a 16x10 prop.
Thanks, Paul.
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Old Dec 19, 2013, 03:49 PM
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OK, all done. We just received production versions of the pylon.
Check the pdf file for installation details.

This is what we will be recommending.
4.5-5.5kg:
Hacker A40 10L, 14x10, 3900 5S, Jeti Spin 66 ESC

12-13kg:
Hacker A50 16L, 17x12, 5000 8S, Jeti Spin 99 ESC

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Old Dec 21, 2013, 02:14 PM
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Excellent, Any prices Yet ??
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Old Dec 26, 2013, 09:03 AM
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Now this 'might' get me excited about a modern scale glider. Very interested.
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Old Dec 28, 2013, 07:40 PM
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Excellent, Any prices Yet ??
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Should know next week. It's kind of funny because we have pylons in stock but not price yet.

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Check the couple details of installation.
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