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May 18, 2002, 11:33 PM
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1 meter electric sail plane

hey i need to know a good one meter electric sail plane with no mixing.
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May 19, 2002, 04:37 AM
Tragic case
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The Terry from Graupner is great if you want something in rudder elevator. I just put 4 flights in late this afternoon out in the yard, coz I had 40 minutes to kill. Stiff breeze, moon just showing, canaries chasing Terry, no cloud, sun setting. Wasn't the Spiro (no room) but could have been worse.

Also check out the new Turn On from Ikarus, mine is on order, but with the carbon fibre reinforcement, twin 280s, ailerons and V tail, I can't wait.

Something to be said for small gliders that can be flown at the drop of a hat.
Apr 01, 2014, 11:20 PM
in awe of glide...
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If your in to building, the MImi is a great thermal flyer. Its RE non-electric design but a few have discussed modding it to fit a motor and battery.

just a thought
Apr 02, 2014, 10:16 AM
Spool 'er up!
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The new Super Fun 1.3E ARF manufactured by Topmodel and sold by Esprit looks pretty sweet. A solid choice if you don't care for foam since it features a balsa/ply wing, fiberglass fuse and carbon tail boom. Also available in this Rx Ready Version.

EDIT: Just realized I responded to a thread that was over a decade old!
Apr 02, 2014, 09:49 PM
in awe of glide...
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Holy smokes!!

I guess at the bottom of page the "Similar Threads" bring up some old threads, I didn't even look at the date, oops...