Spirit Elite (oz12801)

 

Spirit Elite (oz12801) by Gregory Duitsman from Great Planes 1999 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Spirit Elite. Radio control sailplane model. Wingspan 2m.

Discontinued kit from Great Planes, see http://www.greatplanes.com/manuals/discontinued.php

Revised CAD version by Alan Sinclair, 2021.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "Thank you for purchasing the Great Planes SPIRIT ELITE sailplane. Soaring offers a freedom that no other type of flying can provide! With a little practice and some help from mother nature, you will be able to defy gravity and enjoy flights that can last for hours.

The SPIRIT ELITE’S wing uses the SA7035 airfoil at the root blending to the SA7036 airfoil at the tip. This combination gives the aircraft a superior Lift to Drag (L/D) ratio with outstanding performance in higher wind conditions. This advanced wing design incorporates flaps and ailerons to provide the ultimate in control when using computer radio mixing functions.

Take your time and follow directions to end up with a well-built model that is straight and true..."

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Spirit Elite (oz12801) by Gregory Duitsman from Great Planes 1999 - model pic

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  • (oz12801)
    Spirit Elite
    by Gregory Duitsman
    from Great Planes
    1999 
    Glider R/C
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 05/02/2021
    Filesize: 1084KB
    Format: • PDFvector • CADfile
    Credit*: AlanSinclair

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