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Where to find a glider kit with aileron controls

Old 10-02-2015, 07:49 PM
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Default Where to find a glider kit with aileron controls

After years of flying, I have finally begun looking into moving into the world of powered gliders. There are many great ARF models out on the market, but I am more interested in building mine from a kit. Do you know where I could find a glider kit in the 2m range that has a minimum of 4 channels (rudder, elevator, throttle, aileron). Flaps would make it even better, but aren't necessary.

Any help would be great.
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Der himmlische Höllein (http://www.hoelleinshop.com/) have several kits at around 2m, e.g. Climaxx Compact (200cm), Climaxx Elektro/Evolution (248cm) and Inside F5J (286 cm).

If you accept swapping ailerons for spoiler than Watts Up (254 cm) from Traplet might be an alternative. Lots of info of it here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1108935
There's even two 2m-version of it. The first one utilizes the basic RES-wing but with shorter wingtips, the second version is with a different airfoil and uses ailerons instead of spoiler.

In Europe - especially Germany - a 2m RES class is gaining popularity. Some puts small brushless motors in those. You can find one RES-plane at ModellBau Claus Thiele (http://modellbau-thiele.de/). The site is in German, but it's fine writing them in English.

MyHobbyStore (http://www.myhobbystore.co.uk/) and Traplet (http://gb.trapletshop.com/) both have shortkits for the designs from their magazine. There are probably some planes there that suits your needs.

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