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Ventus 2cx 4.8m

Specifications:

 
Scale: 1:3.75
Wing Span: 4.8 m (157")
Length: 1.8 m (71")
Wing Area: 82 dm2 (1271 sq. in.)
Wing Airfoil: HQ 3/15 - HQ 3/14
Wing Loading: 78 g/dm2 (25 oz/sq. ft.)
Flying Weight: 6.4 kg (225 oz)
Radio: Standard radio
Micro servos for the wings
 

This Ventus 2cx is the latest open class (18 m) from Shemp-Hirth. It superseded the Discus with this new planform and tip poly break. This new poly wing lead to better handling in thermals.

With a span of 4.8 m this 1:3.75 scale Ventus 2cx is one of our finest Super Scale gliders. The cockpit comes completely finished with control columns, upholstered seats, seat belts, and many other scale details such as instrument mushrooms complete with instruments. The true to scale canopy is hinged sidewise and includes preinstalled working sliding windows that allow access to the canopy locking mechanism. All that remains for the builder to do is add a scale pilot for complete realism.

The wings and all control surfaces are of very accurate hollow-molded construction. The wing joiner is system is scale and interlocking like in our DG-600 (4-4.8 m) or the Glasflugel 304cz. The well-proven HQ airfoil gives this fine model its smooth and versatile flying characteristics. This model is comfortable on a slope and can be winch launched but is at itís best when aero-towed. Its thermalling performance is exceptional and the wings are sufficiently strong to withstand some aerobatics. Like its full-scale counterpart, the poly brake wing plan form looks especially graceful and unique in the air and gives a very smooth handling.

For even greater scale realism, an optional fully installed Self Launch system is available that will allow for ROG takeoffs and multiple climbs to soaring altitude. The unit comes preinstalled, just behind the wing. Fuselage strength has been maintained by mounting the unit in a carbon fibre box and using carbon fibre bulkheads for additional strength. The up-and-go unit itself is constructed of molded fiberglass making it strong and light. Pre-hinged doors, and a special servo to raise and lower the unit are included. This set-up makes this sailplane ideal for the scale flyer who does not have access to aerotow. Call us so we can recommend the motor, battery and speed controller combination that will give you the performance you are looking for. 

With the level of completion of this glider, only a few hours of work are required before it will be ready to take to the air. The wings and control surfaces are hollow molded and completely finished. Airbrakes are installed and ready to be connected to your servos. The high gloss, gel coated Fiberglas fuselage has the wing joiner carrying tubes and the rudder control tube installed. As well, the functional retract, tail and nose wheels, and a fully functional aero tow release are installed.  Decals are applied. A small package of hardware and building instructions complete the kit.

Radio requirements are two mini servos for the ailerons, two mini servos for the airbrakes and four regular servos for the elevator, rudder, retract, and tow release.

For transportation and handling we have also available a molded transportation case. Experience has proven that most damage to models are due to hangar rush during transportation. This case will give the required protection to your valuable model. It comes with a handle and two wheels assembly, to ease the transportation around the field. It has two gas cylinders to hold the top open, several molded bulkhead to received the fuselage and wings and hold them in place. This carry case is a replica of the real transportation Cobra trailer. It is suitable for most scale gliders in the 4.0 m wing span range.

Ventus 2cx (4.8 m) FG  super scale RTF kit, price: 2861.00 $ US
Ventus 2cx
(4.8 m) FG super scale RTF self launch glider kit, price: inquiry
Cobra trailer (case), price: 989.00 $ US

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