is famous in the aviation world for its Short Take-off and Landing
performance on almost any type of terrain. (click on the link for more
This airframe is perfect as a tug, but also a joy
to fly and see!
Accurately reproduced with its typical shape, and has great handling.
The strong flaps will allow steep dive back, without acceleration, and
land at your feet to get an other glider to tow in the air quickly.
A pure pleasure to fly!
- Completely built
fuselage, made out of ply/balsa, covered
with Oracover and all markings factory
- Fiberglass motor cowling,
painted, pvc windshield
- Aluminum tow release
mechanism installed, scale aluminium
landing, spring loaded, and all wheels
- Wing are built up in two
pieces, Oracover covered, ailerons and flaps
finished, hinged by pin hinges, marking
- Hard wood struts with
- Tail is build up fully
- All required hardware and
fully illustrated assembly manual.
with a 25 to 50cc engine it is pretty light, yet feature a strong construction, it is a
very gentle flying tug. Even fitted with an 80cc engine, it has proven to be a
reliable and long lasting plane, going through several heavy flight season without
Electric tug is also possible with now the famous
Plettenberg Terminator 30-8,
it will tow 20-30lbs gliders to sky's limit.
This Pilatus has proven to be
a great tug for gliders up to 30lbs.
ARF kit, price: