The Feather² Squared glider comes with laser cut ribs, laser cut tail feathers ( rudder & elevator ), laser cut control horns and launch peg housing. Main boom is carbon fiber, with carbon fiber pushrods, carbon fiber leading edge and carbon fiber main wing spars. Both tail feathers have pre-cut control horn slots and hinge line.
No other radio control glider this size and scale will perform like the Feather² Squared. At a tender weight of 43-47 grams, attractive design with built-up wing ribs, catching thermals at your local park has never been easier. Flying the Feather² glider can be a very peaceful and relaxing experience. Gliding at slow speeds gives stability and plenty of time to react.
To cover the balsa ribbed wings on the Feather² Glider, light weight colored tissue paper is used. Included in the kit you will find 4 white pieces to cover both wing panels and random trim colors for counter balance and esthetics. These are .8 grams per sheet ( 4x = 3.2grams ). Your other options are Esaki Japanese Tissue or Gampi Japanese Tissue, these are .6 grams per sheet ( 4x = 2.4grams).
The Feather² Squared is a high performance discus launch micro F3k glider packed into a micro size floater. The perfect size trunk glider easy to carry that will soar in virtually any terrain. Over 40 minutes of continues flight on a single 1s 150mAh lipo battery.
Wing-span : 28.5? (736mm) Wing-area : 113 sq/in. Wing-loading : 1.89 oz./sq.ft Weight : 43-47 grams+- Control : 2ch rudder/elevator Manufacturer : MicroBirds Fuselage : Carbon Tube Wings : Balsa Wood / Carbon fiber Version : Kit Battery : 150mAh 1s Receiver : 2-4ch micro Assembly : Easy Skill Level : Everyone/DLG + Wind Cond : 0-10mph
Laser cut contest grade balsa airfoil ribs | Laser cut tail feathers | Laser cut control horns | Laser cut launch peg housing | 2x thin balsa sheets | Balsa secondary d-box spar | 2x Carbon leading edge rods | 2x Carbon fiber wing spars | 2x Carbon fiber push rods | 3x Carbon fiber tow strands | XPS foam pod/carbon tissue | Glass Fiber sheets | Carbon boom fuselage | Various | small parts for linkage | 4x Shrink tubes | 3x battery and servo plugs | Micro Tip CA glue nozzle tip | 4x white tissue for covering | Glue stick | 1x Mini brush | Step by step video build guide | Blueprint layout plan
For optimal performance, 1.7 gram micro servos should be used coupled with 1.5 to 2 gram micro receiver, making sure receiver and servo connection are micro JST 1.25mm socket. If using Spektrum DSM radio system and JR, proper electronics are listed below.
The Feather² Squared come with a step by step HD video build guide, providing simple and easy way to learn and follow directions, building your glider from start to finish.
1. Medium CA glue ( thin CA glue optional but helpful )
2. gorilla glue ( expandable)
3. painters tape
4. sand paper ( 100 medium to 300 )
6. Xacto blade
7. 30min or 24hr epoxy
8. scotch tape
9. needle nose pliers
11. One free afternoon