- Extremely light and high-strength, laser-cut wooden construction
- Two-part wings
- Two-part fuselage
- Detailed cockpit
- Removable canopy
- Prefabrication level of 95%, fully covered and painted
The model is made in extremely light and high-strength, laser-cut balsa wood construction. The design impresses with an enormously high degree of prefabrication, which means that the construction effort is almost reduced to the installation of drivers and electronics. The model is prepared for spoilers (EFL491009) and is also completely covered with top quality Ultracote.
The KA8B from Phoenix Model has numerous scale details. Many beautiful detailed solutions make the model look like the original. A special highlight is the detailed cockpit and the finished painted pilot figure. But the model is not only similar to its prototype on the ground but the KA8B also has an impressively true-to-life flight image in the air. The 4 piece wing and removeable tailplane make for easy transport. It can be fitted with an electric motor (around 2000 Watt) for self launching or it can be easily aero-towed behind a 50cc or larger tow plane.
There is an optional electric retract unit (PHN-R5245) that can be fitted to provide extra ground clearance when an electric motor is fitted to enable self launching. When the retract wheel is retracted up, it sits in the same position as the fixed wheel to exactly replicate the full size glider.
The model offers excellent soaring performance so long flight times are easily achieved.
- Radio and receiver
- 5 x servos for ailerons. flaps and rudder
- 1 x servo if aerotow release is used
- LiPo battery
- 4500mm (177 in)
- 2105mm (83 in)
- Flying weight
- 6800gr – 7000gr
- Wing area
- Wing loading
- Air Foil
- HQ airfoils
- 2 electric flaps 440mm (not included)
- Spinner size
- Aluminum H hub propeller holder, shaft 8mm (not included)
- brushless outrunner 1480W, 450 KV (not included)
- Experience level
- Plane type
- RECOMMENDED MOTOR AND BATTERY SET UP
- RIMFIRE 1.20 (not included)
- 6cells X 2 (not included)
- 100A (not included)
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