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Big Vick 1m DLG

Product Code: BIG-VICK
 (8 reviews)

Price: $55.42

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The Big Vick is a great value 1m built-it yourself foam and balsa mini DLG.

This foam, balsa and packing tape quick-build DLG has the best bang/buck ratio of any DLG we sell! Amazing flight performance from a very reasonable budget.

The Big Vick will easily last one season's flying, and a lot longer if looked after.

Download the manual from here.

Big Vick 1m DLG Specifications
Wing span 1.0 m 39 in
Wing area 14.0 dm2 217 sq in
Length 75 cm 29.5 in
Flying weight from 115 g 4.1 oz
Wing loading 8.2 g/dm 2.7 oz/sq ft
Aspect ratio 7.1
Wing airfoil MH32
Dihedral angle 10.0º
Centre of Gravity 60-65 mm from wing leading edge
Controls Rudder, elevator

Big Vick 1m DLG Typical Weights
Fuselage 25 g 0.9 oz
Wing 48 g 1.7 oz
Fin 6 g 0.2 oz
Tailplane 6 g 0.2 oz
Total structure 85 g 3.0 oz
Receiver 5 g 0.2 oz
Rudder servo 5 g 0.2 oz
Elevator servo 5 g 0.2 oz
Battery 10 g 0.4 oz
Noseweight 6 g 0.2 oz
Flying weight 115 g 4.1 oz

Recommended R/C-nano gear only
Elevator & rudder servos Ripmax SD100, Blue Bird BMS-101DMG, Blue Bird BMS-101HV
Receiver Orange compatible, Lemom compatible, Jeti Duplex R4 & R5, Multiplex Mlink RX-6-DR Light*, FrSky D4R II
Battery Radient 1S 500 mAh, HyperLipo 2S 175 mAh, HyperFlight 150 mAh 4.8V, HyperFlight 300 mAh, Dream-Flight 300 mAh

Reviews 8  

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Big Vick

Brilliant little kit which makes into a nice fly weight model. Ordered 2 and put ailerons in 1 wing and still came in at around 95gr AUW. Will stay up on the proverbial knats F***. Ideal for late evening when the others have to land and go home.
Brilliant service as usual from Neil always a pleasure to receive high quality gear from Hyperflight.

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Big Vick

Great littlle DLG to leave in the car for those just in case opportunities.flies very well but not hawk material, thanks yet again hyperflight.

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Nice Project

This is a nice glider to tinker with. I oriented myself on the manual of the Slingshot V5 to add some elevons to the build. It still has a good glideslope with 180g flightweight (and a 5g screw in the news).
The manual could be clearer with how to attatch the string to the servos and wing attatchment.
I recommend buying two. One to train building on and one to build right.

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Very nice

Very nice little model!
A delight to assemble. Finished structure is heavier than stated in the specs above, but sill feather-feeling.

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Excellent little plane, ideal introduction to DLG.

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Big Vick Build

Just finished the build. Maiden flight remains. Definetely not for beginners, but I'm not.( I am 70 now, built models since 10)
You learn a lot about different glue types, and about tape covering.
I have a very small 4ch receiver, two 4,3 g servos, a 5V boost converter (saved from a powerbank). With a 750mAh 1S (AA cell) total weight is 127 g and CG is about right.
Looking forward to the maiden, Fun to build, tricky to install pull-string control though. Recommend the kit. Good starting model to learn DLG before you take next step in the hobby.

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Good entry level plane

Nice plane. Easy and fun to build. Instructions could be better but there is a lot to find on the web.
I highly recoomend this plane.

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Quality, Fun and a bargain!

Perfect for me to try DLG, the quality of the wire cut parts is great. Fast assembly and surprising flying capabilities. Will probably buy another before investing in an Elf.

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