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    Sun Rider

    Sun Rider

    $12.95

    Description:Designed for first-time builders and fliers, this easy-to-build, 2-channel glider uses balsa and plywood throughout and has a three-panel wing with a flat center section. With some modification to the nose, an electric
    Additional Information: motor or a small glow engine could be used to power it. WS: 72 in.; L: 40 in.; 2 channels (rudder and elevator); 1 sheet;
    Difficulty Level: LD1
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    Super Cirrus II

    Super Cirrus II

    $19.95

    Description:The famous Graupner sailplane was the best of its line; this new design by Rick Reuland featuring a fiberglass fuselage and built-up surfaces is larger and better. WS: 149 in.; L: 61.5 in.; 3 channels; 1 sheet.
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    Difficulty Level: LD4
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    Toucan

    Toucan

    $19.95

    Description:This unusual glider was designed by Larry Renger. The flying-wing slope soarer exhibits surprisingly docile flight characteristics for an aircraft with forward-swept wings. WS: 42 in.; Area: 278 sq. in.; 2 channels; 1 sheet.
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    Difficulty Level: LD3
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    Turkey Vulture

    Turkey Vulture

    $19.95

    Description:Designed by Bob Hoey, this bird-like RC Turkey Vulture uses highly effective wingtip aileron feathers to bank and turn the model just like a real bird. The model has no vertical fin or rudder but is very stable in flight. Built of balsa and plywood, the model is covered with MonoKote and has a drop-away dorsal fin for bungee high-start launches. It can also be dropped from another airplane. The wing is highly under-cambered and slightly reflexed. The plan shows the articulated wingtip aileron feathers in detail.
    Additional Information: WS: 64 in.; L: 25.5 in.; radio: 2-channel; 1 sheet; LD 2.
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    V-Stingray

    V-Stingray

    $19.95

    Description:This unusual-looking, lightly loaded glider is a real eye-opener that was inspired by the sea-dwelling stingray. Designed to maximize the fuselage's lifting surface, the model uses traditional wood and plywood construction and incorporates carbon-fiber tubes for use as the tail boom and wing spars. It has plug-in wing panels for easy storage and transportation.
    Additional Information:
    • Type: V-tail glider
    • Wingspan: 92.25
    • Weight: 5 lb.
    • Wing Area: 940 sq. in.
    • Wing Loading: 12.3 oz./sq. ft.
    • Length: 44.5 in.
    • Airfoil: Modified Goettingen 602
    • Radio: 2-channel (rudder and elevator mixed for ruddervator control)
    • Sheets: 1

    Difficulty Level: LD
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    Windshark

    Windshark

    $19.95

    Description:An excellent sailplane for slope or thermal flying. Simple, basic design by Fred Koval and Alan Kicks makes plane easy to build and fly. WS: 96 in.; L: 53 in.; 3 channels; 1 sheet.
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    Difficulty Level: LD2
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    Windsong

    Windsong

    $19.95

    Description:This R/C sailplane was designed for the 2-meter class by Bruce Abell, making a strong, lightweight balsa construction that's great for sport flying or contest work. WS: 76 in.; L: 35 in.; Area: 455 sq. in.; 2 channels; 1 sheet.
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    Difficulty Level: LD2
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    Wizard

    Wizard

    $19.95

    Description:An easy-to-build, slope-soaring, aerobatics plane, this Bob Cook-designed model is fast yet docile, responsive and predictable-just what the doctor ordered. It features a sheet-balsa box fuselage and foam wing core,
    Additional Information: WS: 48.5 in.; L: 32 in.; Area 384 sq. in.; 2 channels; 1 sheet.
    Difficulty Level: LD2
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