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ArmSoar Composite Gliders Go Mini DLG
1M DLG's are on the rise as they are much more affordable than their 1.5M brethren. ArmSoar Composite Gliders have been developing a new 1M ship called the Go Mini...
San Felasco - 2017 Discus Launch Glider Event Coverage
On February 17-19, DLG (Discus Launch Glider) pilots traveled down to Alachua, Florida for the 10th Annual San Felasco Hand Launch Glider Competition. It's the first contest of the year and no one
DJ Aerotech 1.5m Chrysalis (Electric)
Jim T. Graham
The folks at DJ Aerotech have spent the last 12 months getting the 1.5 Chrysalis just right. Check it out!
AXI 5345 HD Sailplane Outrunner Brushless Motors
If you have a large electric sailplane project, you don't use cheap questionable quality components to put it together. No, you want the best stuff that will last...
San Felasco 2017 F3K Contest
It's a new year and that means it is almost time to kick off the new F3K season. It all begins in Alachua, FL and this year marks the 10th annual San Felasco HLG Festival...
RCG Place of the Month - Orlando Buzzards
This month's featured Place is the in Orlando Buzzards in Oviedo, Florida. This is a soaring club, but you'll also find electric powered models being flown from time to time...
Axi Cyclone Motors - Coming Soon
Esprit Tech shows us some new sailplane motors from Axi with the Cyclone line...
2016 F5J in the Desert
On December 3-4 the East Valley Electric Flyers are having the F5J in the Desert contest...
Quick Turns - F3K Skills to Learn
Get tips and tricks for radio setup and throwing techniques for quick turn around tasks...
Top Model Marabu Coming to Esprit Model
The Top Model Marabu is a popular European designed and manufactured F5J ALES sailplane. It has a 2.75M wingspan and weighs in at around 1250-1400g depending on your gear selection...
RCGroups 2016 Punkin Chunk Coverage
The annual Punkin Chunk F3K contest held by the North Atlanta Soaring Association went down on November 4-6...
Thermal Master Class 2 - Radio Carbon Art Productions
Jim T. Graham
More great videos from the folks at Radio Carbon Art are avialable!
ASW 28 V2 Electric Sailplane
This V2 ASW-28 is a hybrid foam and plastic model with a few nice upgrades over the V1. The wings and tail are EPO foam while the fuselage is blow molded plastic...
2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk is Almost Here
The North Atlanta Soaring Association is hosting the 2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk DLG Contest on November 4 - 6
E-flite Radian XL 2.6m BNF - RCGroups Review
Jim T. Graham
The Radian's big brother is here and RCGroups took it to the field to see how this big bird flies.
RCGroups Coverage of the 2017 US F3K Team Selection
Mean Joe Vermillion
Mean Joe ran across the Team Selection event for the 2017 US F3K event at the AMA. Lets check out what he found!
HobbyKing Cumulus 1500mm Balsa DLG (PNF)
A great introduction to to the world of DLG at an affordable price. The Cumulus is an easy way to enter the DLG world.
ArmSoar Composite Gliders GO 2 DLG
Get the full DLG experience with a composite glider...
HobbyKing Hall Cherokee - RCGroups Review
An cool take on a classic American homebuilt glider from Hobbyking.com.
Hacker DLG 1000 ARTF
Now here's a cool new model from Hacker that is perfect for your first entry level DLG or just for fun...
Flyzone Rapide Sport Glider
The Rapide is a 60" brushless glider with aerobatic prowess.
The AMA NATs F3K RCGroups Coverage
The Hand Launch portion of Glider Camp has concluded after two brutally hot days and challenging weather conditions...
Sigma 2 Meter Electric Sailplane ALES (ARF)
Available through Hobbyking, the Sigma is an overgrown DLG.
Horizon Hobby and E-flite's Radian XL is Available
The Radian XL motor glider has a flying horizontal stabilizer for better pitch control. The entire stabilizer rotates up or down to provide extra aerodynamic force. The result is a big glider with
Flyzone Micro Calypso
FlyZone announced the Micro Calypso this month adding a tiny companion to the popular electric glider...
HobbyKing Russell 2000mm Hotliner
The Russell is a 2M sailplane designed to be a great first hotliner or sport model. The fuselage is fiberglass with carbon fiber tow reinforcements and a bell crank system to control the full flying
HobbyKing Dynamo Electric Glider Review
The Dynamo is traditional built up glider that can be used on the slope, bungee launched or powered with an electric motor. It was designed by Felipe Vadillo and is a 3 channel model with 1500mm
Joe Nall - E-flite Radian XL First Look
Horizon Hobby's presence on the electric flight line could not be missed. They had plenty of cool new models on display and in the air. One of those was the new Radian XL...
Possum Toss F3K Contest June 25-26
The Coffee Airfoilers are hosting a two day F3K contest on June 25/26 in Tullahoma, TN. This is a fantastic place to fly and will be a good warm up for the Nats. The field is centrally located between
Radio Carbon Art's Thermal Soaring Master Class is Here
Radio Carbon Art's latest video is here and it's all about hot air. It's the Thermal Soaring Master Class and with your purchase you'll get 2 hours of HD footage professionally shot and edited to
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OCSS - Orange County Slope Stuff
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F3J in the Deep South - Dallas
Xplorer F3Jers guide to F5J
.......................San Diego Sloping!!!.......................
Solar Powered E Sailplane
AndREaS Elektro build
Hall Wind Meter
What should my next glider after Radian be for speed in wind?
Mid South Soaring Championships
2017 NATS registration is open!
Scratch built 1/12 SG-38 (SK-38) new to gliders
WINDBURNER Pilot's Thread
how to get back into gliders
LEG Fat Albert, Take 2
Dollar foam DLG
Removable Blanik Rudder
Travis's RCRCM Carbon TomCat Build thread.
GO Mini - a mini moldie DLG
DESS New Field Inauguration - March 18/19
WoodCrafters 2017 Build thread
NEW! Mini Vector...
Inside F5J -- Excellent F5J/ALES 6-servo wing kit
Unique Models U-Glider 1500mm Wingspan EPO Glider
Synergy-II wing development
Brand new charger, props, and antennas.
7x 1550 mah Gens Ace 4S 25C Batteries, little use.
Brand new charger, props and antennas
2 great 550-600 motors for sale
Airtronics Oly II Kit (NIB) = Kit # 1 - $125 OBO (RELIST = LOWER PRICE)
Castle BEC PRO 20A
CR Contender, original
Higgins r1 kit
DLG tail sets
ECO POWER electron 65 AC Charger New!
Icharger 208b & RC Power P350 Power Supply
truturn 3"1/4 spinner
Protek RC Prodigy 6s Charger New!
Turnigy Neutron 200 lipo HV Charger New!
Dymond Super Turbo Charger New!
AXi 4130/16 Brushless Motor with Adjustable mount
NEW Castle Phoenix Edge HV80 with Xtra Arm Lock Socket $125 Shipped
Dynaflite skeeter sailplane
Realflight g3 upgraded to 3.5 with controller and add on discs
Vintage STERLING DIAMANT SAILPLANE
100ft roll 12 k carbonfiber twine
Plain Weave Carbon Fiber Epoxy Resin Kit with 6 oz. Resin
Azure 1.5M DLG Kit (NEW)
E-Flite Lipo 1350mAh 3S 11.1V 30C LiPo, 13AWG: EC3 (EFLB13503S30) E-flite
Props, antennas, lipo charger
Duratrax Onyx 235 AC/DC Advanced Balancing Charger
Extreme Flight R/C Airboss 45A Elite ESC
2m composite Enigma V-tail sailplane
X-model X-ray 2M V-tail hotliner
Lot of Balsa $75.00 or best offer
Nib pulse 6s 5500mah 65c
Baudis Hotliner 2M full composite
5 nib pulse 6s 1800mah 65c
Dream-Flight Libelle DLG BNF
NIB pulse 6s 16000mah 15c
Monokote and various covering material lot
DJI F450 W/Pelican case
Balsa USA Nomad Sailplane Kit
AlexMos Brushless Gimbal Controller & IMU – SimpleBGC, 2 axis
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