SunBurn – Plans


SunBurn CLG/HLG full size plans are delivered, printed 1:1 (full scale), on premium white engineering bond (11×17 in. – folded).  See the full product description, below, to learn more about the SunBurn glider.  Your purchase of this original plan set helps directly offset the cost of Balsa Builder Magazine in bringing fine model designs to the aeromodeling community.  Thank you for your support!

Issue: July 2015 BalsaBuilder Magazine

Size: 11×17 folded

Printed in Colorado U.S.A.

Delivery Options

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Additional Details

The SunBurn is a simple classic catapult launch or hand launch glider.  Traditional building techniques are explored including: Shaping wings, block sanding dihedral breaks, and laminated fuselage assembly.  We are certain you’ll agree that this is a weekend project with big rewards at the flying field.

[quote]A weekend project with big rewards[/quote]

Designed as a part of our introductory building with balsa wood workshop series, the SunBurn is well suited to the budding plans/scratch builder.  Build this delightful hand launch glider. Build it!


SunBurn Plans are printed 1:1 (full scale) on premium white engineering bond (11×17 in. folded)

[box]Model Specifications:
Span: 17.5 in.
Area: 48 sq. in.
Length: 16 5/8 in.
Average Flying Weight: 3/4 oz.
Control: Free Flight CLG/HLG


As featured in the July 2015 issue of Balsa Builder Magazine!

Need the laser-cut parts as well?  A full kit of the SunBurn, is available as well featuring laser-cut parts, and including laser-cut building fixtures, catapult launch handle, and elastic.

Click Here for the SunBurn laser-cut glider kit.


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