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RES Dart Flying Wing

Product Code: RES-DART
 (3 reviews)

Price: $173.51

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The RES Dart is a superb 2m flying wing that incorporates very advanced aerodynamics to provide astounding performance. The RES-Dart is unusually stable for a flying wing, has good thermal performance and a wide speed range. The model impresses with its balanced flight characteristics, the enormous performance potential and the extraordinary manoeuvrability (see following video). The large 2 piece spoilers enable steep descents, allowing safe exits from thermals and accurate landings. The wing is two part and the winglets can be detachable, making for a very transportable model. Like our other F3-RES models this is a high quality build-it-yourself kit constructed from hand selected CNC cut balsa and plywood

RES-Dart is a flying wing which complies with the German F3-RES regulations and can be used in these competitions - in fact it has been specially designed to be competitive in these events. The wing profile has been optimised to give a very high launch while at the same time being easy to build. The thickness of approx. 9.5% allows for a lightweight structure and provides good torsional strength. The contour of the profile is only curved in the region of the front Dbox. To the rear of this, similar to the AG35, planar facets prevent covering sag between the ribs and thus ensure an accurate section is maintained. The wing geometry and sweep have been practically tested and flown many times while optimising the model's structure and aerodynamics. One important design goal was good launching. The flight test showed a smooth launch behaviour and very competitive launch heights. Thanks to its wing profile, low surface load and DSA winglets, the RES-Dart has extremely good-natured flying characteristics, which enable practiced pilots to crank up the RES-Dart into the tightest thermal turn and sometimes even get away from a hand launch.

The winglet mount incorporates a Druck-Sog-Ableitung (DSA) tube. DSA means pressure-suction discharge and improves the flow conditions in the wing-winglet transition area. This is a major cause of the very good-natured behaviour and the controllability in slow flight. The DSA tube was originally a light carbon fibre tube but this was decreed to exceed the limited amount of carbon fibre allowed in the German version of the F3-RES rules. Consequently the model is offered with a carbon or a plywood tube which is nearly as light and complies with all interpretations of the rules.

More info on this RCGroups thread. Also see this German build log for photos and info - use Google Translate.

Download the German manual from here. See below the video for a link to an English translation.

RES-Dart Specifications
Wing span 1.9 m 76 in
Wing area 47.0 dm2 729 sq in
Flying weight from 496 g 17.5 oz
Wing loading 10.6 g/dm 3.5 oz/sq ft
Aspect ratio 7.8
Wing airfoil Custom
Centre of Gravity 21 mm from wing centre trailing edge
Controls Elevons, spoilers

RES-Dart Typical Weights
Structure 360 g 12.7 oz
Receiver 6 g 0.2 oz
Elevon servos 15 g 0.5 oz
Spoiler servos 15 g 0.5 oz
Battery 70 g 2.5 oz
Noseweight 30 g 1.1 oz
Flying weight 496 g 17.5 oz

Recommended RC
Elevon servos Ripmax SD100, Power HD DSM44, Blue Bird BMS-101DMG, Blue Bird BMS-101HV, Blue Bird BMS-A10H, Gening D541BB, KST X08, Ripmax SD150, Corona DS843MG
Spoiler servos (2) Ripmax SD100, Power HD DSM44, Gening D541BB, Blue Bird BMS-A10H, KST X08, Ripmax SD150, Corona DS843MG
Receiver 4+ channel rx to match your transmitter
Battery Dream-Flight 300 mAh 4.8V NiMH, HyperFlight 750 mAh 4.8V NiMH, Dream-Flight 750 mAh 4.8V NiMH, 4 cell Eneloop 500-800 mAh NiMH

Reviews 3  

 Review by:

Quick Delivery to Aus. Great Kit

Just a short note to say thank you for the Dart. I could not believe the short delivery time, from ordering in Australia on the 6-11-17 to delivery to same on the 14-11-17.
Arrived with not a mark on the packaging , and the kit looks great. I can’t wait to fly this glider.

Cheers and thanks again.

 Review by:

res dart

recibí el kit en poco tiempo, material de calidad, instrucciones ausentes en la caja, hay que descargarlas en alemán y luego buscar su traducción a ingles en rcgroups. Requiere experiencia en construcción, así que cuando acabe os cuento. saludos

 Review by:

Superb Kit

The kit looks absolutely superb and I look forward to working on it. With regard to Hyperflight itself, I congratulate you on a most efficient and helpful service.

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