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Flinger ( 57 in. / 144.8 cm )

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Model Builder's Flinger

Originally presented in Model Builder, the Flinger is a 1.5m design developed and later kitted by Larry Jolly Model Products. It is a hand launch RC glider also capable of use with a high start.
I have finished the construction of my Flinger and am using it with a 50m high start (25' of Theraband Yellow tubing and enough line to equal 164'). It is a terrific glider able to ride even very light lift. It signals lift better than any glider I have- it will let you know if it moves past or through a thermal.
I will be building a second fuselage for it that includes a small inrunner brushless and a Graupner folding prop. Then it will be "fly anywhere, anytime"

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ID: 102085
File Size: 5.0 MB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Thermal
Motor: Not-Powered
Wingspan: 57 in. / 144.8 cm
Publisher: Model Builder
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Larry Jolly
Listing Editor: jdy7777
Added: 21/04/2019 17:48
Updated: 29/09/19 02:01:21am
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Plan ID:102085
Keywords:Radio Control glider sailplane HLG balsa Flinger Larry Jolly
Model Type:Glider
Aircraft Use:Thermal
Wingspan: 57 in. / 144.8 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Landing Gear:None
Motor Type:Not-Powered
Publisher:Model Builder
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Larry Jolly
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First Scan:John Y
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Date:21/04/2019 17:48
File size:5.0 MB
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Date:21/04/2019 17:48
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Flinger plan Modela on 28/09/2019 05:06
I downloaded this plan but the fuselage side view does not show on it. Could you please scan it again so that I can get the complete plan?
Printing jdy7777 on 28/09/2019 14:02
I believe the scan is good, if it shows in Adobe, then it should print correctly. Try again, perhaps you should take the pdf to a print shop and have them run it. My friends have successfully printed from it.
/electric conversion jdy7777 on 28/09/2019 14:08
I built two fuselages and one wing. One is high start only and the other was converted to electric. Both fly superbly well and the switch is easy to do. Electric performance is outstanding at about 80 watts power. At this time I would recommend the AEO ADH300L motor. It is a 23mm motor with a 3mm shaft. Shaft size matters, with 2mm shafts there are almost no good folding props for it, at 2.3mm there are some props but motors are very difficult to find, at 3mm shaft you have a good selection of props and spinners. Of course you could always go with a fixed blade prop, the free flight boys have always used them to great success.
The ADH300L is available from Hyperflight (UK) for about $17 plus shipping.
print dosent show fuse side.. Homie100968@gmail.com on 29/09/2019 10:33
Sorry it didnt scan properly.. i can only see a very small amount of the fuse... about 1/4 inch.... Regards
Flinger derfred on 29/09/2019 15:17
The scan is good, must be something on your printer settings.

Flinger plan Modela on 04/10/2019 03:25
You are right, the scan covers the whole fuselage when downloading with Windows. I was trying to dowload it on my Android tablet which cut off part of the scan. Do you by any chance have the original Model Builder article or know the edition of MB that had the article?

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