This is the radio controlled, carbon fiber and balsa, Almost Ready-To-Fly,|
Great Planes Fling DL Discus Launch Glider.
For Beginner to Intermediate Glider
Pilots 14 years of age and older.
Construction: Fiberglass fuselage pod, carbon fiber boom, balsa tail
and carbon fiber reinforced wing.
Launched with a highly effective discus throw technique. An example
of the procedure is shown in the manual and on the box.
Wing: Bolt-on wood sheeted reinforced with carbon fiber, full span
ailerons, carbon throwing peg
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Linkage System: Pull/pull system for rudder and elevator
Building Time: Ready for launch in only 2-3 hours
Warranty Period: Great Planes warrants this kit free from defects
in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase.
This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or
Pre-built wing, fuselage, and tail section, throwing peg, wing bolts,
pull/pull strings, aileron pushrods, bag of steel shot,
wing joiner, decal sheet and photo-illustrated manual.
Radio: At least 4-channel with mini receiver
Servos: Four micro sized
Y-harness (for the ailerons)
Two 12" extensions
Receiver Battery: Micro NiMH or NiCd recommended, we no longer carry
a NiMH or NiCd battery that will fit this application
Wingspan: 60" (1524mm)
Wing Area: 340 sq in (22 sq dm)
Weight: 12-14oz (340-400g)
Wing Loading: 5.1-5.9 oz/sq ft (16-18 sq dm)
Length: 39.5" (1000mm)
To view a movie of an actual launch go to: