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ASW 20 4.7m Glider ARF

ASW 20 4.7m Glider ARF

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Item:   HAN 4955
Price: $999.99
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ASW 20 4.7m Glider ARF, by Hangar 9

  • True scale outline of the full-size ASW 20
  • Pure glider or electric powered sailplane options
  • Fiberglass fuselage with a high-gloss painted finish
  • Foam-core wing construction that’s fully sheeted with balsa
  • Carbon-fiber wing joiners and spar caps
  • Pre-hinged flap and aileron control surfaces
  • Ready to accept electric spoilers—sold separately
  • Balsa sheeted rudder and horizontal tail
  • Cockpit tub and crystal clear canopy hatch
  • Electric retract ready
  • Removable T-tail with pre-hinged elevator
  • Complete high-quality hardware package included
  • Genuine UltraCote® film covering
  • Scale decal set included
Soaring offers a sense of adventure that uniquely connects a pilot to the environment in a way that’s both relaxing and challenging. Modern composite glider designs are both incredibly efficient and capable of amazing speed, enabling the pilot to conquer conditions as vast as there are sites to soar. Just one such marvel of aerospace technology is the Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co. ASW 20 sailplane. Designed by Gerhard Waibel, it’s a 15-meter ship that’s proven successful as a trainer and in competition at the World Championship levels.

The Hangar 9® ASW 20 4.7m ARF is a model tribute to the single-seat sailplane. Its dramatic wingspan puts it above the 1/3-scale category; however its light weight allows options not typically found in a giant-scale glider. The sleek fuselage is molded fiberglass right up to the vertical fin for a contoured appearance that’s as elegant as the original. Solid carbon-fiber rods support the foam-core wing panels, while balsa sheeting and carbon-fiber spar caps help assure that the HQ 12% airfoil is accurate and rigid. To complement the brilliant painted finish of the fuselage, the wings and horizontal stabilizer are covered in genuine Hangar 9 UltraCote® film.

As you might expect from a model of this caliber, a scale electric retract and electric spoilers are available. The flaps are functional and the horizontal stabilizer is removable just like the full-size. There are even pockets located in the wings for electric spoilers. But the option that takes this masterpiece of soaring to another level is the practical application of an electric motor system. The specially-made spinner (available separately) fits the contour of the nose so that the motor-drive is practically invisible during flight. As a result, the ASW 20 4.7m is a great way to join the world of RC Aero Tow flying as well as a giant-scale electric powered dream machine.

If adding the thrill of giant scale soaring is the way you’d like to climb higher, add the Hangar 9 ASW 20 4.7m ARF to your fleet now.

The fiberglass fuselage is equipped with a cockpit tub which conceals the roomy electronics area that’s enclosed by a crystal clear canopy hatch. Pilot figure not included.

Complete the authenticity of the scale soaring experience by simply bolting in the optional E-flite® 1/3-scale Sailplane Electric Retract.

An electric power system including the E-flite Power 60, 470Kv motor, 100-amp ESC, and single 6S Li-Po battery can be easily added. The recommended spinner has been contoured to match the scale outline.

Manage lift with greater precision by taking advantage of the electric spoiler option. The E-flite® Electric Spoiler Set, 440mm simply bolts right in and connect directly to an open channel on your receiver.

The fully balsa-sheeted foam core wing construction features carbon-fiber spar caps for an excellent blend of airfoil efficiency and wing strength. Each UltraCote® film covered wing panel connects to solid-carbon joiner rods and is pre-hinged for fast assembly.
  • Material: Balsa Fiberglass
  • Wingspan: 185.5 in (4.70 m)
  • Length: 89.5 in (2.74m)
  • Wing Area: 1623.0 sq in (104.7 sq dm)
  • Flying Weight: 19.5 lbs (8.8kg)
  • Motor Size: Power 60B 470Kv
  • Recommended Motor Battery: 5000mAh 6S 22.2V 30C LiPo
  • Airfoil Shape: SG1202
  • Minimum Required Radio: 6 channel
  • Servos: 7 sailplane, 6 EP
  • Recommended Receiver Battery: (2) 4000mAh LiPo
  • Trimscheme Colors: White (U870), True Red (U866)
  • Wing Loading: 27.5-29 oz/sq ft.
  • Propeller Size: 16x10 folding
  • Spinner Size: 1.77 in (45mm)
  • Minimum Speed Control: 80 amp
  • Flaps: Yes
  • Retracts: Optional
  • Control Throw - Low (Ailerons): 10mm down to 21mm up
  • Control Throw - High (Ailerons): 12mm down to 23mm up
  • Expo (Ailerons): 30%
  • Control Throw - Low (Elevator): 9mm down to 13mm up
  • Control Throw - High (Elevator): 11mm down to 15mm up
  • Expo (Elevator): 20%
  • Control Throw - Low (Rudder): 35mm left to 35mm right
  • Control Throw - High (Rudder): 40mm left to 40mm right
  • Expo (Rudder): 15%
  • Control Throw (Flaps): 40mm down (Landing) + 2mm speed - neutral cruise - 5mm down thermal
  • Wing Tube Length: 27 in (685mm)
  • Wing Tube OD: 5/8 in (16mm) solid carbon
  • Approx Flying Duration: 20+ Minutes
  • Size/Scale: Giant
  • Recommended Environment: Outdoor
  • Is Assembly Required: Yes
  • Approximate Assembly Time: 15–20 Hours
  • Spec_Plane Type: Sailplane
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