Tower Hobbies Vista Brushless Sailplane ARF 78.5"

Tower Stock# TOWA4020  •  Manufacturer Stock# TOWA4020
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Brushless Electric Powered,
Almost Ready to Fly Vista BL Sailplane from Tower Hobbies.


Construction: Built-up balsa and ply, prehinged tail surfaces and
factory installed control horns, spacious interior for installation
of standard or micro servos
Wing: One-piece with plywood wing joiner, wing attaches to fuselage
with #64 rubber bands
Covering: High-quality heat-shrink film
Motor: Factory installed 1000kV brushless
ESC: LiPo compatible 30A
Propeller: 12x6.5" plastic two-piece folding design
Spinner: Plastic, black in color, 2" (51mm) diameter_
Battery Hatch: Quick access under wing
Warranty: Tower Hobbies guarantees this kit to be free from defects
in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase. This
warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or


ARF Vista BL Sailplane with Propeller, Spinner, #64 Rubber Bands,
ESC, Brushless Motor, Prop Adapter, Decals, Instruction Manual


Radio: 3-ch minimum (elevator, rudder and ESC control)
Servos: Two standard or two mini with at least 35g of torque
Battery: 3S 11.1V, at least 1800mAh
Charger: To match selected battery
LiPo charge bag
Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 78.5" (1995mm)
Length: 41" (1040mm)
Wing Area: 678 sq in (43.7 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 7.5 - 8.0 oz/sq ft (23-24 g/sq dm)
Airfoil: Flat bottom
Center of Gravity (CG): 3-1/8" (80mm) back from the leading edge of
the wing measured at the fuselage sides
Control Throws: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator Up & Down: 5/8" (16mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
Rudder Right & Left: 1-1/2" (38mm) 1" (25mm)

jxs 09/02/14



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