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DESIGNED TO GO WHEREVER INSPIRATION TAKES YOU The alula-TREK is the latest version of the the world’s most popular bird-inspired RC glider. I probably shouldn’t be posting this before the maiden but whatever Blues Alula is just to sexy. Sexy and very time consuming to build/sand so. Just built myself a little micro glider, its based on a popular Alula DLG. Its a fun little plane to trow around the backyard. My friend recorded

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Josh Bixler Next week! Thumb Wing Fuse Template. Now I can see Ive forgotten to make sure the relationship of one half allua the other was alupa correct Note that all important word Should.

Can’t wait for the x8 by the way! You’ll find my info here: Files View all Files in thread. I purchased the kit from T9 hobby sport. This project was started with the W-clone but the glide on the original W-clone build was nothing special.

Alula Evo – build and first thoughts | Model Flying

How is the tail attached? Originally Posted by krafty I would like to buy an Alula, or failing that, a Weasel. Just under 6oz with 2s I am fairly new to soaring and although my ;lans can and has accomodated a poor initial setup with little ill effect EPP bounces very nicely thank you very much – such a light craft as the Alula perhaps could have done with either a more experienced hand at setting lpans controls etc – or a day with little or no breeze at all.


Files View all Files in thread. Its a tricky job so take time and do it nice Not sure what to do with it yet. Now for someone to make a cheap version of the same idea!

I have a feeling that even if she flys great I am still going to redo the fuse. The plans are available free from Make Magazine: Because these gliders have dihedral built in, you have to take extra special care when laminating the wing.

Images View ;lans Images in thread Views: To reinforce the nose section two strips of thin ply 1″x6″ will be stuck on top of and below the block going onto the wing. I had to add about 0. Shame I didnt get any video of it before I had to retire.

Dream-Flight Alula

I usually just alu,a on to pick all the wonderfully intelligent members’ brains for info and build techniques. With a more conservative use of epoxy, I think I can knock off another 0. Apr 29, A mixure of several throws including SAL attempts initially gave me quite extrodinary height with very little effort.


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Micro Alula glider

That is the only real unknown, having looked at the building instructions on line. Include 2 carbon fiber tubes plane the kit. Remember Me Forgot Password?

So, let’s just call this one a “Thumb Wing” Glider, If you know what Alula means, you know what a thumb wing is. From a 6 ft high, level, toss I can get ft of distance.

This was v1, the revised mutt Alula can be found here: The impetus so keep the EPP bare at the later part of the wing was to have the texture of the EPP actually act as a turbulator and inhibit the formation of separation bubbles which should be likely at the slow speeds and olans Re this plane operates. FrSky 2g micro 5ch Rx mAh 2s lipo 2,5 A ubec 2x 2,5gram micro servos It has a Kfm2 airfoil and it is a very smooth flyer and a blast to fly!