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Old May 07, 2003, 03:59 PM
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Looking for an electric sailplane that is made out of foam- Any ideas?

Hi ,

I'm looking for a mostly foam electric sailplane. Any Ideas?

Thanks,

John-
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Old May 07, 2003, 04:09 PM
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DAW TG3, made of EPP, and some other here
www.davesaircraftworks.com

You could add power to these.


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Old May 07, 2003, 05:31 PM
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Graupner Terry, is very popular. I have owned two and loved them. Rudder and elevator only and a bit small, no reinforcing in the wing. I have been waiting for months for Ikarus Turn On to arrive to replace it. the hobby shop sent it seamail from Florida, so it may turn up in a year's time. sigh..


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Old May 07, 2003, 06:47 PM
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John,
The Terry flys well for a small foamy, but it somewhat fragile for a foam plane. It does repair easily though. If you're looking for something to take some abuse, consider the Pushy Cat, which is EPP foam.

http://www.rc-aero.com/kits/pushe/index.html

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