ParkZone Ka-8 Bind-N-Fly Electric Sailplane

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This is the ParkZone Ka-8 Bind-N-Fly Electric Sailplane. Since its introduction over 50 years ago, the full-scale Ka-8 has smitten thousands of sailplane pilots with its friendly flight characteristics and impressive thermal performance. Even in today’s era of composite designs, it remains a favorite of soaring clubs around the world.

The ParkZone® Ka-8 sailplane is a marvelous reproduction of this German classic that will win the heart of any RC pilot eager to experience scale soaring. It comes equipped with elevator, aileron and rudder control, as well as wing spoilers that look and operate like the real thing. You can launch the model using an E-flite® Hi-Start launch system or equip it for aerotow operations with the E-flite Servoless Payload Release (both sold separately).

 

Features:

  • Spektrum™ 6-channel DSM2®/DSMX® sport receiver, installed
  • Superb scale outline and detail
  • 2.25 meter wingspan
  • Two-piece wing design for easy transport
  • 4-channel control out of the box
  • Rudder, elevator, aileron and spoiler servos installed
  • Compatible with E-flite® Hi-Start launch system (EFLA650 – sold separately)
  • Accepts E-flite Servoless Payload Release for aerotow operations (EFLA405 – sold separately)
  • Durable Z-Foam™ construction
  • Fixed main wheel
  • Includes 2S 7.4V 1300mAh Li-Po flight battery
  • Includes E-flite 2- to 3-cell Li-Po voltage regulator
  • Requires a full-range 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX aircraft transmitter (5 channels required for Servoless Payload Release)
Specifications:
Wingspan: 88.6 in (2250mm)
Overall Length: 41.0 in (1065mm)
Flying Weight: 27.7 oz (785 g)
Radio: 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX transmitter (5+ channels for optional tow release)
Servos: (5) servos included
CG (center of gravity): 2.95 in (75mm) back from the leading edge of wing
Recommended Battery: 7.4V 2S 1300mAh LiPo (included)
Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 12mm up, 11mm down; High: 17mm up, 15mm down
Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 11mm up/down; High: 16mm up/down
Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 22mm right/left; High: 32mm right/left
Charger: 2-cell Li-Po DC balancing charger (included)
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Experience Level: Intermediate
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Is Assembly Required: Yes

Needed To Complete:

  • A 4+ channel full-range DSM2- or DSMX-compatible transmitter (5+ channels for optional tow release)

This product was added to our catalog on July 1, 2013.

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