Great Planes Dynaflite Bird of Time Almost-Ready-to-Fly (ARF) RC Sailplane

List Price: $219.99
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Great Planes Dynaflite Bird of Time Almost-Ready-to-Fly (ARF) RC Sailplane

Enjoy the quiet beauty of flying a sailplane and some of the simplest assembly you've ever done. Originally designed by Dave Thornburg, the Bird of Time ranks as one of the most popular Dynaflite kits ever - and this ARF delivers the same soaring performance with prebuilt ease.The fuselage has ample room for all of your onboard gear, including a standard servo for rudder control. There's also room to add a ballast box for maximum wind penetration. Minimal control throw is necessary with the Bird of Time ARF's efficient, full-flying stabilizer. It's all-wood, fully sheeted and already covered in MonoKote film - just slide the halves together on the joiner wires.The vertical fin is built into the fuselage, eliminating alignment and attachment work. The mini or Micro Servo required for operating the full-flying stabilizer is mounted in the fin for easy setup and precise, positive control. With its broad wingspan and beautiful MonoKote finish, the Bird of Time ARF is easy to see at high altitudes - a must when you're aiming for maximum lift and flight times.You can assemble your Bird of Time ARF in as little as 2-3 hours. Its durable, hand laid-up fiberglass fuselage arrives already painted, and the built-up wing and tail surfaces have been covered in Top Flite MonoKote film. Hardware and a molded, tinted canopy are also supplied.Features:Excels at thermal and duration soaringReady to soar in as little as 2-3 hoursAirfoil maximizes performance at all times, whether you're riding slow-rising thermals or chasing a fast-moving updraftBuilt-up wood wing sections are expertly covered in Top Flite MonoKote filmHand laid-up fiberglass fuselage increases durability and distributes weight evenlyTow hook position adjusts to maximize launch angles and altitudeSpecifications:Wingspan: 118 in (3000 mm)Wing Area: 1050 in² (67.7 dm²)Weight: 3.75 lb (1700 g)Wing Loading: 8.2 oz/ft² (25 g/dm²)Length: 50 in (1270 mm)Requires: radio with a minimum of 2 channels, 1 standard and 1 mini servo & high start

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