The Fling DL Sport ARF can be ready for its first discus launch after just 2-3 hours of straightforward assembly.
Quality construction adds strength while also minimizing weight.
Radio gear mounts easily inside the fiberglass fuselage pod.
The rudder and elevator control surfaces utilize a lightweight, easy-to-install pull/pull linkage system.
Let the Fling DL Sport ARF introduce you to the ease and excitement of discus launching! More and more modelers are gravitating to this category of gliders, because DLGs do not require special equipment or even a strong throwing arm to get a model airborne. Plus, the Fling DL Sport ARF is priced to be affordable for nearly every hobbyist!
This is the radio controlled, carbon fiber and balsa, Almost Ready-To-Fly, Great Planes Fling DL Discus Launch Glider. For Beginner to Intermediate Glider Pilots 14 years of age and older. FEATURES: Construction: Fiberglass fuselage pod, carbon fiber boom, balsa tail and carbon fiber reinforced wing. Launched with a highly effective discus throw technique. An example of the procedure is shown in the manual and on the box. Wing: Bolt-on wood sheeted reinforced with carbon fiber, full span ailerons, carbon throwing peg Aileron Control: Dual servo Linkage System: Pull/pull system for rudder and elevator Building Time: Ready for launch in only 2-3 hours Warranty Period: Great Planes warrants this kit free from defects in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification. INCLUDES: Pre-built wing, fuselage, and tail section, throwing peg, wing bolts, pull/pull strings, aileron pushrods, bag of steel shot, wing joiner, decal sheet and photo-illustrated manual. REQUIRES: Radio: At least 4-channel with mini receiver Servos: Four micro sized Y-harness (for the ailerons) OR Two 12" extensions Receiver Battery: Micro NiMH or NiCd recommended, we no longer carry a NiMH or NiCd battery that will fit this application SPECS: Wingspan: 60" (1524mm) Wing Area: 340 sq in (22 sq dm) Weight: 12-14oz (340-400g) Wing Loading: 5.1-5.9 oz/sq ft (16-18 sq dm) Length: 39.5" (1000mm) Airfoil: AG45 COMMENTS: To view a movie of an actual launch go to: http://www.greatplanes.com/airplanes/gpma1070.html jxs 6/21/05 ajw 7/28/05 ir/jxs