Skylane (oz13215)

 

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Skylane. Radio control sport-scale model. Wingspan 72 in, wing area 700 sq in, for .45 to .61 engines and 3 or 4 channels.

Quote: "Ultra stable stand-off scale, trainer or sport model. Really big, absolutely beautiful, quick to build, and a dream to fly! This nicely sums up the Global Skylane kit. It is the best looking intermediate sport flyer around. The Sklyane is a big, ultra stable, semi-scale, easy-to-see airplane that wil fly most maneuvers like the real thing.

The Skylane's airfoil transitions from semi-symmetrical at the center panel to almost flat bottomed at the tips. The scale-like tapered wingtips have built in washout, giving rock-steady low speed flight with no tendancy to tip stall. All these features add up to create a truly great, semi-scale, sport aerobatic airplane that you will love to build and fly.

Intelligently deisgned for easy building. Although semi-scale, we strived to design the Skylane to build quickly. Feature for feature this totally awesome, fully cut and ready to build kit beats anything in the 60-size market. When you fly it with a .60-.65 however it is a top notch sport flyer. Yes this one plane which satisfies the needs of all flying skill levels."

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  • (oz13215)
    Skylane
    by Bob McVickar
    from Global
    72in span
    Scale IC R/C Cabin Kit
    clean :)
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 23/07/2021
    Filesize: 1175KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ
    Downloads: 2424

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