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E-flite Mystique 2.9m electric glider

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 Peter Pine

PO Box 324
Pottsville Beach 2489
Phone (02) 6676 1437
Mobile: (0407) 732 440

E-mail: ppine@northnet.com.au

 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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Here at last is an ARF electric sailplane of a decent size with a modest price tag. Inspired by the new F5J class and limited motor run glider events, this is a high performance glider suitable for competition work and Sunday flying as well. The wing section combines good low speed characteristics and the ability to speed up and hunt for thermals. Features include:

• Moulded fibreglass fuselage
• All wood wings with hinged flaps & ailerons
• Genuine Ultra-cote film covering
• Ailerons, flaps, elevator, rudder
• Full house sailplane functions including crow
• Adjustable wing camber option
• Two piece, all-flying tailplane
• Heavy duty carbon wing and tail joiners
• Electric power or pure sailplane options
• Large canopy giving access to equipment

Wingspan - 2900mm
Wing section - Selig SD3021

Weight complete - 1900g - 2050g
Motor - see recommendations

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Mystique kit - cost $695

RES version also available (Rudder-Elevator-Spoiler) - still 2.9m wingspan - more dihedral - cost $595

Recommended Motor

Scorpion 3020-890
MVVS 4.6/840 or 4.6/840SPORT

all motors suitable for 14x8"propeller - see Aero-naut alternative here.

Recommended Battery
Up to 3200-3S LiPo (1600-18003S recommended): Hyperion G5 batteries
Hyperion G6 batteries

Recommended Speed Controller
Hifei 60A SBEC

Recommended servos
6 x Hyperion DS-13TMB digital, metal gear, 13mm
KST standard & wings servos
For economy servos, consider Hitec HS-81

Two-piece wings with generous carbon fibre wing joiner rod & locating pins
Optional aluminium spinner available or substitute nose cone for standard glider
Mystique 14x8" propeller with 38mm aluminium spinner and offset crank centrepiece - includes 5mm collet - complete set for $42.00