Sailplane Articles, News, and Reviews
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
Thunder Tiger Explorer 1500 Pro Sailplane
The Thunder Tiger Explorer 1500 Pro is a 1.5M wingspan electric glider that comes with a strong power system for quick climbs to soaring altitude...
RCRCM Gooney Flying Wing
The RCRCM is a new flying wing design with a span of 1.5M. It's a great sport model for the slope so long as you have a nice landing area...
Toledo News - Skip Miller Models
We talk with Skip Miller about what's been going on with his commercial UAV business...
Toledo News - Kennedy Composites
Barry from Kennedy Composites tells us about a new affordable altitude limiter and we learn about a new ring controller r/c paper airplane...
AXi V2 Long Sailplane Brushless Motors
Axi recently came out with newly designed V2 versions of their 28, 41 and 53 series motors and now word has come that they are making long can sailplane version in the 28 series...
Ares Alara E-Glider
If you are looking for your first E-Glider you'll want to check out the Ares Alara. It's easy to fly and durable making it a great trainer...
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4 servo harness
KST X08 series V5.0
The 8th Annual John Erickson Memorial DLG contest
Looking for go fast JW60 Mods
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E-Flite's NEW DLG the Whipit
Kunai 1.4M Electric Glider
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2017 PSS Fest Group Build, TUCANO!!!!!
My diy Sal flying wing , Thought's
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Southern California Sailplane Pilots
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Bravo F3K DLG Build thread
Maxa 4M F5J MegaLight, 1270g RTF
Albuquerque ALES Contests 2016
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Revolution from Compositegliders
Phoenix Arizona ALES/F3K/F5J/TD Events
Are any flying wings/planks competitive?
SYNERGY - a collaborative DS project.
OCSS - Orange County Slope Stuff
Does a glider fly any differently in lift than it does in sink?
91-120 P-6E Hawk wheel pants used
NEU motor 1506 / 3Y /S
PLATTENBERG HP 220/30 A4"S"P4 1570Kv
Folding Aluminum Rc Airplane Stand
3M Blenderm Tape 2" X 5 Yards Box of 6
FMS 60 amp ESC
Parkzone 2-3 cell balancing charger
Dynamite Vision Peak Ultra
(8) Ailerons & Elevators Pre Covered
Electrify Silver Series 60 amp ESC (NIB)
Airboss 80 amp ESC (NIB)
Redwing wing bag 30cc size
Gecko 85 amp ESC NIB(2 available)
E-Flite Power 60- 400kv (2 avaiable)
E-Flite Power 46 (2 avaiable)
New NTB Typhoon EDF 3w
Dynamite Vision Peak Ultra AC/DC Charger
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Castle Talon 90 - latest firmware upgrade
Castle Edge Lite 130A ESC
Speedfire F5B Competition Hotliner *** 200MPH *** 7KW of POWER
Dream-flight weasel evo + great servos $60 OBO
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Jeti Mezon 130, sealed box
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LS-1 Scale Rich Air ..Swis 194"
Exhaust set for 1/5 scale P-51 Mustang, Spitfire
~ Precision Screw DriverSets and Pliers Sets -New with Extra Tools ~
Exhaust set for 1/5 scale P-40
(NIB) Tacon Bigfoot 110
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