Mini Trixter Beam


Description:Designed by Bob Aberle, the Mini Trixter Beam is a miniature reproduction of a 1950s RC flyer. This easy-to-build model uses traditional balsa-and-ply construction and makes for great backyard flying. It is also perfect for Vintage R/C Society gatherings.
Additional Information:

  • Model: Mini Trixter Beam
  • Designer: Bob Aberle
  • Type: vintage backyard flyer
  • Flying area: baseball field
  • Ideal for: intermediate builders/pilots
  • Wingspan: 32 in.
  • Wing Area: 175 sq. in.
  • Length: 22 in.
  • Ready-to-fly weight: 11.3 oz.
  • Wing Loading: 9.3 oz./sq. ft.
  • Prop used: APC 7×5 E
  • Motor used: 3:1-geared Titanic Airlines 280
  • Radio used: Hitec Eclipse transmitter, 2 Hitec HS-50 microservos, GWS micro receiver and Castle Creations Pixie 7P ESC w/ BEC
  • Battery used: 8-cell, 600mAh NiMH
  • Flight duration: 10 to 12 min. with some throttling back during flight

Difficulty Level: LD 1