• Zagi THL High-Lift Flying Wing Glider

    $65.00

    The 48 inch Zagi THL flying wing is made of resilient expanded polypropylene (EPP) foam and reinforced with carbon fiber spars. The Zagi THL has a high lift, low drag profile. Flying weight is only 14 ounces providing a loading of only 4.1 oz/ft2 including receiver and 1600 mAh battery pack.

    The Zagi THL flies well in light slope lift or small hills. The testing for this model was done on a 30 foot berm at the beach in Southern California. The Zagi THL flying wing will fly at about 5 MPH and penetrates in winds to 15 MPH. The design objectives were to make a rugged, low cost, light weight wing for light slope lift, thermal and hand launch applications.

    Specifications:

    Flight Mode Slope Glider
    Wing Span 48 inches
    Airfoil Zagi 999.1 (high lift glider)
    Flying Weight 14.0 oz
    Wing Area 3.4 ft2
    Wing Loading 4.1 oz/ft2
    Wind Speed 5 to 15 MPH

    Kit contents:

    • 2 Precision CNC cut EPP foam wings
    • 2 Carbon fiber spars
    • 2 Balsa elevons
    • 2 Coroplast winglets
    • 2 Strips hinge tape
    • 2 Control horns and control rods
    • 1 Roll fiber tape
    • 1 Roll colored covering tape
    • 1 Illustrated assembly manual

    Required to build:

    • * 1 Radio-control transmitter, capable of elevon mixing
    • * 1 Radio-control receiver, minimum 2 channels
    • * 2 Servos, “micro” size
    • * 1 NiMH battery
    • * 1 Battery charger
    • 1 Can 3M Super 77 spray adhesive
    • Assortment of tools (see assembly manual)

    * Available from Zagi