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Apogee sport ( 39.4 in. / 100 cm )


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Apogee sport

EMC's Apogee sport

The Apogee Sport is based on Dr.’s Mark Drela original all wood design of the Apogee. This a full Discus Hand Launch (DLG) redesigns to be a more economical alternative to the all composite Apogee line. The Apogee Sport provides with a high performance experience in a small package and price, with an All Up Weight of 4.0 oz, a thin and light airfoil, yet strong construction, this DLG can outperform many other gliders in its class. The kit is reinforced with carbon, and includes an all carbon throwing blade for maximum throwing experience. The AG airfoil offers excellent aerodynamics, while the out come is a stable yet a fun plane

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Sources: http://www.charlesriverrc.org/articles/apogeehlg/markdrela_apogeehlg.htm
Sources: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=595551
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ID: 96324
File Size: 14.0 MB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Thermal
Motor: Not-Powered
Motor Size:Not-Powered 
Wingspan: 39.4 in. / 100 cm
Publisher: EMC
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Dr. Mark Drela
Date: 01/2007
Weight:100 g
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: koenraad
Added: 29/04/2016 12:04
Updated: 05/05/16 11:56:37pm
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Plan ID:96324
Keywords:DLG thermal glider
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Glider
Channels:2-ch
Functions:Elevator-Rudder
Aircraft Use:Thermal
Wingspan: 39.4 in. / 100 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:None
Motor Type:Not-Powered
Motor Size:Not-Powered 
Number of Motors:None
Weight:100 g
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:EMC
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:01/2007
Designer:Dr. Mark Drela
Restorer:Jose E. Bruzual
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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Apogee sport derfred on 29/04/2016 17:12
Thanks for uploading!

I´ve changed the last text copyright link and lost the original, didn´t realised that you were using a cache page.

Thanks,
Fred
Apogee Sport Sauchen on 30/04/2016 15:55
Great looking plane!

There doesn't seem to be any details of the carbon spars though, their size etc, and what are the two strips shown each side?
Apogee sport Sauchen on 04/05/2016 22:22
Ok, I understand, and I see the article.

Cheers
Size of the Print Münze on 25/05/2016 08:55
In which size do I have to print it? A0?
Re: Size of Print koenraad on 25/05/2016 09:13
I just told the copyshop to print it at 100% and it worked out fine on a A1. It could be that 0.5cm of black space was cut of.
This is a kit version of a scratch built design lincoln on 06/09/2016 18:09
If you want to scratch build, I suggest you try the original. It flies amazingly well for it's size. The 30 inch is not as fun, but then, 30 inches is very very small for this sort of glider. Two caveats: for DLG, you might want to copy the tail size and type from the plan on this page, and it does involve a lot of sanding. However, the page links to a precision sanding method that works very well.
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