30 Jan 2024: 2 models received today, more should arrive over the next few days.
The Encanto X F5L
kit is a high performance electric glider optimised for the F5L / F5-RES 2m class with forgiving flight charicteristics. This ultimate RES 2m e-glider is probably the top of the performance/technology pile as of early 2024.
The balsa parts are very precisely laser cut from excellent quality wood, with additional CNC routed and 3D printed items when more complex shapes are needed. The kit contains a construction jig to ease assembly and the full size plan is detailed and ensures accurate construction.
Flight weight is approximately 480 grams. Ballast capacity is 150 grams. The ballast set is included when purchasing from HyperFlight.
- Wingspan 1990 mm
- Length 1350 mm
- Wing area 35.6 dm2
- Surface area 40.16 dm2
- Profile JK 9372
- CG 104-105.5 mm from LE
See this RCGroups Encanto F5L
thread and also this one about the Encanto F3L glider version
thread for lots more info and build photos.
|Rudder & elevator servos
|Blue Bird BMS-101DMG, Blue Bird BMS-101HV, KST X06, KST A08, KST X08, CHA DS06, CHA LV06, CHA HV06
|Spoiler servos (2)
|Blue Bird BMS-101DMG, Blue Bird BMS-101HV, KST X06, CHA DS06, CHA LV06, CHA HV06
|4 or 5 channel receiver to match your transmitter
|Bonka LiPo 2S 300mAh, Bonka LiPo 2S 400mAh, 2S 300-700mAh LiPo, 3S 300-500mAh LiPo, Bonka LiPo 3S 300mAh, Bonka HV LiPo 3S 520mAh