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Old Oct 17, 2004, 06:00 AM
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Recommendations for an EPP electric thermal glider


Hi

I enjoy flying my Great Planes Spectra 2m glider, but sometimes the conditions are not great for getting this plane safely back to earth. I'd therefore like a foam plane that is reasonably good at thermalling.

Is there such a plane? I know this would be a compromise, so I guess I'm after the best possible glider I can get in a foamie.

So far my thoughts are:
Easy Star
Terry
Tipsy

Anything else?

Many thanks

Peter
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Old Oct 17, 2004, 09:53 AM
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Well, technically of the planes you mentioned,

The terry and tipsy are EPS (Regular styrofoam) and the Easy Star is Elapor (I think that's right) Which is like a cross between EPP and EPS..... If you want EPP, there's always a Unicorn....
Old Oct 17, 2004, 10:52 AM
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The Unicorn wing is EPP and supposedly a good glider/thermal ship.
Old Oct 17, 2004, 05:02 PM
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That has to be a HighRisE from Upslope Sailplanes - fantastic product and customer support from Ed Berg.

http://www.upslopesailplanes.com/HighRisE.html


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