Dynaflite By Great Planes Bird of Time Glider ARF

Bird of Time Glider ARF

Classic thermal soarer as a quick-building ARF!

Enjoy the quiet beauty of flying a sailplaneā€¦and some of the simplest assembly you've ever done! Originally designed by Dave Thornburg, the Bird of Time ranks as one of the most popular Dynaflite kits ever — and this ARF delivers the same soaring performance with prebuilt ease.

With its broad wingspan and beautiful MonoKote finish, the Bird of Time ARF is easy to see at high altitudes — a must for experienced pilots aiming for maximum altitudes and flight times.

  • Excels at thermal and duration soaring.
  • Built-up wood wing sections are expertly covered in Top Flite MonoKote film.
  • Airfoil maximizes performance at all times, whether you're riding slow-rising thermals or chasing a fast-moving updraft.
  • Ready to soar in as little as 2-3 hours.
  • Hand laid-up fiberglass fuselage increases durability and distributes weight evenly.
  • Tow hook position adjusts to maximize launch angles and altitude.

Wingspan: 118 in (2985mm) Wing Area: 1050 sq in (68dm2) Wing Loading: 8.2 oz/sq ft (25g/dm2) Weight: 3.75 lb (1700g) Fuselage Length: 50 in (1270mm) Requirements: 2-channel radio w/1 standard and 1 micro or mini servo