Thermal Charger (oz4713)

 

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GM Thermal Charger. Radio control electric powered glider. Wingspan 60in. Wing area 545 sq in. For Leisure .05 electric motor.

Quote: "If what you are looking for in an electric sailplane is good looks, easy to build, fun to fly, and great performance, Thermal Charger is the one for you."

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Rib patterns w3 thru w12 are missing
Nameless - 22/07/2014
Seems so. Can anyone scan the original wing ribs, or draw up some new ones?
SteveWMD - 22/07/2014
Picture from 1990 of Thermal Charger: under construction, prior to sanding and covering [more pics 007].
GregoryMcC - 18/06/2018
I flew one of these many years ago which was built by a friend. My comments are that there wasn't much room for a decent prop (6x3 I seem to remember) and along with the 540 can motor there was a lot of prop noise. It was a nice flying plane but definitely not a performance orientated glider. I think a TLAR airfoil would work just fine considering the planes atributes.
Peter Cary - 08/05/2019
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