We were encouraged to create the SportyROG as a platform capable of reinforcing the basic aspects of model building, including: cutting parts, using glues, sanding, and covering.
[quote]Here’s a fun little project designed to giver you and that fledgling builder a simple and delightful model to assemble and fly together[/quote]
The SportyROG combines all of the above processes in a format that is simpleHere’s a fun little project designed to giver you and that fledgling builder a simple and delightful model to assemble and fly together enough to hold the attention span of young builders. The result is an attractive and compelling rubber powered free flight model that sirs more enthusiasm, in your budding pilot, than the typical “stick” type beginner models. Build it!
SportyROG plans are printed single sided with bonus 1:1 parts template page (Delivered Folded)
Span: 16 in.
Area: 48 sq. in.
Length: 16.24 in.
Average Flying Weight: 3/4 oz.
Skill Level: Beginner
Propeller: 5 1/2 in. SIG Free Flight Propeller with Nose Assembly
Motor: 3/16 x 8 in. Rubberband
As featured in the April 2015 pilot issue of Balsa Builder Magazine!
Need a kit instead? A full kit of the SportyROG, is available as well. This kit includes the plans package and all necessary wood and hardware components to assemble the SportyROG airframe. All that is required to finish the model (outside of your basic modeling tools) is a single PatchPak of AeroLITE film, glue, and hobby T-Pins.
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