Spirit Sailplane 2M
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- The perfect choice for the novice sailplane flyer. Assembles easily, flies in a wide speed range, and is unusually durable.
- Kit features top-quality machine-cut balsa parts and basswood spars.
- Part quality plus Great Planes' detailed photo-illustrated instructions manual and plans simplify assembly. Any beginner can build the Spirit.
- Two-meter wing features a modified Silg 3010 airfoil, state-of-the-art triple taper planform, polyhedral shape, and low 6.4 ounce loading for increased stability. Wing can be bolted on or secured with rubber bands.
- # # Thermals very well and is designed to fly in speeds from slow and gentle to competitively fast. Beginners can learn to soar with the Spirit and later compete in contests with the same plane.
- Can be built as a 3-channel kit with optional spoilers for landing control.
Not only is the Great Planes Spirit 2-Meter a successful competition plane, it's also an ideal R/C trainer, with a wide speed range and reassuring stability. The Spirit's modified Selig 3010 airfoil, triple-taper planform, and low wing loading all contribute to excellent thermal chasing capabilities and superior wind penetration.
- Items Required to Complete (8)
- Substitutions (1)
- Replacement Parts (1)
- Spirit Sailplane Manual (PDF, 5.9 M)
This is an All-Wood Spirit 2-Meter Beginner Sailplane Kit. FEATURES: Selig 3010 Semi-Symmetrical (nearly flat) Airfoil w/Triple Taper and Optional Spoilers. Interlocking Construction Wing can be built in One or Two pieces for easy transportation INCLUDES: One Spirit 2-Meter Sailplane kit. SPECS: Wingspan: 78.5" Wing loading: 6.5 oz/sq ft CG: ctr of spar Wing Area: 676 sq in Aspect Ratio: 9:1 Throws: Weight: 30oz Fuse Length: 39.25" El 1/2" up/dwn Rd 1-1/2" L/Rt REQUIRES: 2-3 Channel Radio (3rd channel for optional spoilers) 2+ Rolls of Covering Building Equipment (glues, hobby knife, sandpaper, covering tools) (Optional spoilers require 3rd channel, 3rd servo, ir/jl 3/16 x 1/4 x 36" balsa stick, 2-30" lengths braided line and tube) Decal sheet SPRTD01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes: One 4-1/4" x 1-5/8" Red, Black & White Spirit logo Two 1-3/4" x 7/8" Red, Black & White Spirit logos One 5-1/8" x 1" red, Black & White Great Planes logo Two 1-1/8" x 1-3/16" Red, Black & White Great Planes logos Two 1-11/16" x 5/16" Red, Black & White Great Planes logos