Fling Hand Launch Sailplane ARF
This is the Radio Controlled, Balsa and Plywood
Great Planes Fling Almost Ready-to-Fly Sailplane.
For Beginner to Intermediate Fliers.
Pilots 14 years of age and older.
Construction: Fiberglass fuselage pod, carbon fiber boom, balsa tail
Wings: Built-up one-piece, pre-covered, attaches to fuselage with
Canopy: Molded fiberglass
Covering: Pre-applied transparent purple on wing and tail section
Radio Compartment: Easily accessible under the canopy with pre-
installed servo tray
Launching system: Mini Hi-Start launching system
Hardware: Rubber bands, TE support, control horns, pushrod strings
Building Time: Flight ready in 2-3 hours
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase.
Pre-built wing, fuselage, and tail section, Hi-Start launch, rubber
bands, pushrod strings, decal sheet and photo-illustrated
Radio: 2 channel with micro receiver
Servos: 2 micro or nano size (1-elevator, 1-rudder)
Receiver Battery: Micro NiMH or NiCd recommended, we no longer carry
a NiMH or NiCd battery that will fit this application
Misc. Items: Building and field equipment
Wingspan: 48.75" (1238mm)
Wing Area: 285 sq in (18.45 sq dm)
Weight: 6.5-8oz (185-225g)
Wing Loading: 4-4.5 oz/sq ft (11-13 g/sq dm)
Length: 31.5" (800mm)
Airfoil: Flat bottom, high wing
Dihedral: 5-1/2" (140mm)
Center of Gravity: 2¾" (70mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
at the fuselage sides.
Elevator: Up & Down between 7/16" (11mm) and 9/16" (14mm)
Rudder: Right & Left between 11/16" (17mm) and 13/16" (20mm)