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    Flap Jack

    Flap Jack

    $9.95

    Description:Designed by Dave Robelen, the Flap Jack maximizes performance and minimizes cost. This lightweight, easy-to-build model uses foam for most of its construction and is very durable. GWS flight components such as the IPS DXA drive system are a great match for the airframe.
    Additional Information: WS: 25 in.; wing area: 169 sq. in.; weight: 4.9 oz.; 3-channel.
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    Orange Crate

    Orange Crate

    $12.95

    Description: Easy-build Aerobat

    Designed by Chris Bowker, the Orange Crate displays great flight performance and is capable of extreme aerobatics. It will easily rise off smoth surfaces, and it takes very little effort to hand-launch it. Landings are a breeze; simply bring the throttle back until the model starts to gradually lose altitude; it will slow down very nicely. The Orange Crate has a greater tjam 1:1 thrust-to-weight ratio; it will go wherever you point it and is capable of almost every aerobatic maneuver you can think of. Beause of this, it shouldn't be flow by beginners.
    Additional Information:

    • Type: Sport Aerobat
    • Wingspan: 37 in.
    • Length: 27 7/8 in.
    • Wing area: 360 sq. in.
    • Weight: 17 oz.
    • Wing loading: 6.8 oz./sq. ft.
    • Radio req'd: 4-channel (elevator, rudder, ailerons, throttle)
    • Radio used: JR X3885 transmitter, JR 6-channel receiver and 4 Hitec HS-55 servos
    • Motor used: Hacker B20-15L geared 4.4:1
    • Battery used: 8-cell, 600 mAh AE Ni-Cd
    • Prop used: 10 x 7 APC slow flight
    • Flight Duration: 4 to 7 min.

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    P-Nut

    P-Nut

    $12.95

    Description: Easy, breezy aerobat

    Designed by Dave Robelen, the P-Nut is a very high-performance micro model that is at home indoors and out. It has a top speed approaching 30 mph and easily performs many smooth aerobatic maneuvers.
    Additional Information:

    • Type: Microflight aerobat
    • Wingspan: 13.5 in.
    • Length: 12 in.
    • Wing area: 38 sq. in.
    • Wing loading: 2.84 oz./sq. ft.
    • Radio used: RFFS-100 receiver w/ Dynamics Unlimited Actuators (3 channel)
    • Motor used: KP-00 motor geared 7.1
    • Prop used: 5.5x5
    • Battery used: single 230mAh Li-poly cell
    • Flight Duration: 30 min.

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    Pixel Biplane

    Pixel Biplane

    $12.95

    Description:The Pixel is an easy-to-build, all-balsa biplane with classic styling. Although it is very small, it is still capable of moderate aerobatics. It is able to fly in very small spaces -- less than 1/2 of a basketball court. The original model made use of a converted drive unit from a toy airplane called an E-Charger, although the hobby KP-00 does fine also, along with the Toytronix M20.
    Additional Information:
    • Model: Pixel Biplane
    • Designer: Dave Robelen
    • Type: ultra micro indoor/outdoor
    • Wingspan: 13 in.
    • Wing area: 60 sq. in.
    • Weight: 26 grams
    • Wing loading: 2.2 oz./sq. ft.
    • Length: 10.5 in.
    • Motor: KP-00
    • Prop: U-80
    • Radio used: Dynamics Unlimited RFFS-100
    • Battery used: 3,50mAh Ni-Cd cells
    • Flight duration: 5 to 6 min.

    Difficulty Level: LD
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    Playboy Senior 225

    Playboy Senior 225

    $12.95

    Description: An indoor RC electric old-timer!

    Designed by Bob Aberle from Joe Elgin's original 1940 free flight model, this indoor electric old-timer uses basic construction techniques and can fly for 7 minutes on a single charge of a 340mAh Li-poly.
    Additional Information:

    • Type: indoor RC electric
    • Wingspan: 42 in.
    • Wing area: 225 sq. in.
    • Weight: 6 oz.
    • Wing loading: 3.8 oz./sq. ft.
    • Length: 25 in.
    • Motor: GWS LPS RLC-A motor geared 4:1
    • Prop: GWS (orange) 7x6
    • Motor current: 2.9 amps (at start)
    • Motor power: 11 watts (at start)
    • Rpm: 3,800 (at start)
    • Watts/oz.: 1.83
    • Battery: single FMA/Kokam 340mAh HD Li-poly cell
    • Radio system used: FMA Direct M5LV micro-receiver, two FMA Direct PS-20LV sub-microservos, FMA SUPER-9 ESC, E-Cubed RC short antenna (Model M72-U) and a Hitec RCD Eclipse FM transmitter with Spectra RF module.
    • Flight duration: 7 min

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    Playmate Jr.

    Playmate Jr.

    $12.95

    Description:The Playmate Jr. is a small, light, fast and extremely agile; owing to its speed, it's best flown outdoors; it retains the smooth, friendly handling characteristics of the larger, original Playmate.
    Additional Information:
    • Model: Playmate Jr.
    • Type: park flyer
    • Designer: Dave Robelen
    • Wingspan: 20 in.
    • Length: 13 in.
    • Wing chord: 3 1/4 in.
    • Wing area: 64 sq. in.
    • Weight: 2.01 oz. (ready to fly)
    • Wing frames: 3.6g (5g with tissue covering)
    • Bare fuselage w/ landing-gear wire: 4.6g (5.5g w/ sealant; 6g w/ lacquer)
    • Bare tail surfaces: 1.3g (2g w/ tissue)
    • Wing loading: 4.6 oz./sq. ft.
    • Prop: Peck-Polymers 6-in. diameter trimmed to 5.75 in.
    • Radio req'd: 3-channel
    • Radio equipment: Sky Hooks & Rigging micro-receiver, two WES-Technik microservos, Hitec Prism 7x transmitter and FMA Mini 5 ESC.
    • Motor: DC5-2.4 geared 4.2:1
    • Battery: 5-cell, 50mAh Ni-Cd

    Difficulty Level: LD
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    Plinker

    Plinker

    $12.95

    Description:Dave Robelen designed this balsa-and-film micro flyer to be easy to build and relaxing to fly. Its single channel actuates the rudder, and power is from a 4.2:1-geared Mabuchi N-20 on two 50mAh cells in series.
    Additional Information: WS: 20 in.; wing area: 60 sq. in.; weight 27g; single channel.
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    Pokey

    Pokey

    $12.95

    Description:Designed by Dave Robelen, Pokey is modeled after Jim Kostecky's small indoor model named Tutor. Pokey is constructed entirely of lightweight balsa and covered in tissue. Powered by a DC5-2.4 motor and gearbox, Pokey produces smooth and stable flight both indoors and out.
    Additional Information: WS: 24.5 in.; wing area 120 sq. in.; weight; 3.22 oz.; 3 channels.
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