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#Boom F3K DLG

Product Code: BOOM
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Price: $536.70

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We're delighted to announce the arrival of the new #Boom DLG. This beautifully manufactured model looks set to rival the best quality DLGs we stock. With sharp colour schemes, coupled with a useful variety of strong or light layups using Rohacell or XPS foam cores, we expect any buyer will be as impressed as we are by this carefully crafted and implemented design. The flying qualities of this model are reputed to be excellent, with a good launch, a flat glide, and great handling. The great construction ensures it will withstand the rough and tumble of F3K competitive flying, and it should last many seasons of sport use.

The beautifully molded and nicely streamlined all carbon fuselage features a hatch that gives access to a spacious equipment area, allowing four servos to be installed in the pod comparatively easily. The tailplane is mounted on a lovely small pylon, and the fin is molded to accept the tail boom for easy construction. The fin and tailplane (horizontal stabiliser) are expertly molded from a lightweight Carboline type of spread carbon, with extra carbon inserts to strengthen the trailing edge and the tips of the surfaces.

The wing is molded to a very high standard with a complex layup schedule to ensure strength in the areas required, but weight is minimised where it can be, without compromising strength. The quality of the surface finish is excellent, and the colour scheme is eye catching, with white edged splinter designs on the upper surface wing tips, and very visible colour/white/colour underside stripes.

The wing is offered in four different skin and core combinations. The carbon skin can be supplied using heavier checkerboard type carbon fabric ("Strong" layup), or with lightweight Carboline type biaxial spread carbon ("Light" layup). The wing is of solid molded construction, meaning that there is foam filling the gap between the top and bottom wing skins. This foam can be either Rohacell for a more resilient and perhaps very slightly lighter wing. Alternatively the foam can be XPS, which is slightly less strong but very much less expensive. The Strong and Light layups are priced similarly, but the Rohacell core adds additional cost, to cover the greater material cost. See the core, layup and colour options currently available below the price.

The very complete accessory bag contains the tailplane mounting pylon, an offset throwing blade, aileron, rudder and elevator horns, two M4 and two M3 countersink screws for securing the wing and tail respectively. Also included are beautiful lightweight wire tail pushrods running in very lightweight tubes, and aileron pushrods and tube outers for good aileron control.

Please see this RCGroups thread and this Russian forum (use Google Translate) for more info about this exceptional model.

(C) 2016 Neil Stainton.

#Boom DLG Specifications
Wing span 1.5 m 59 in
Wing area 19.9 dm2 309 sq in
Length 111 cm 43.7 in
Flying weight from 220 g 7.8 oz
Wing loading 11.0 g/dm 3.6 oz/sq ft
Aspect ratio 11.1
Wing airfoil DI760-DI720
Dihedral angle 6.0º
Centre of Gravity 72-78 mm from wing leading edge
Controls Rudder, elevator, ailerons

#Boom DLG Typical Weights
Fuselage 35.0 g 1.2 oz
Wing (Light) 87.0 g 3.1 oz
Wing (Strong) 113.0 g 4.0 oz
Fin 7.0 g 0.2 oz
Tailplane 7.2 g 0.3 oz
Accessories 20.0 g 0.7 oz
Total structure 156.2 g 5.5 oz
Glue etc 6.8 g 0.2 oz
Wiring 0.0 g 0.0 oz
Receiver 5.0 g 0.2 oz
Tail servos 16.0 g 0.6 oz
Wing servos 16.0 g 0.6 oz
Battery 20.0 g 0.7 oz
Flying weight 220.0 g 7.8 oz

Smile Control Throws & Mixes
Rudder 11 mm each way
Elevator 8 mm up / 8 mm down
Ailerons 13 mm up / 6 mm down
Recommended flaperon settings. Down=Flap TE down.
Launch preset 0.5mm - 1 mm up
Speed 0 mm - 0.5 mm up
Cruise 0 mm - 2mm down
Thermal 2 mm - 6mm down

Recommended RC
All servos KST X08, MKS DS65K, MKS DS75K, MKS DS6100, MKS HV6100, Blue Bird BMS-101HV, Blue Bird BMS-105HV, Ripmax SD100
Receiver 4/5 channel rx to match your transmitter, eg FrSky X4R, Spectrum AR6270T, Futaba 6008HS*, Futaba R6106HFC *case removed
Power HyperLiPo 2S 300 mAh LiPo

Reviews 2  

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Great service!

Great service!! It only took four days to ship too Norway! I cant wait to unbox!;)

 Review by:

boom dlg

first and important, shipping and packing was perfect, workmanship flawless and assembly very easy and straight forward..I put four in the pod using x08 servos on a ply floor...long nose left lots of room for a round lipo 1200mah battery pack from HK..only had one chance to maiden and she behaved perfect, waiting for better weather to fine tune...very satisfied

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