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O-Four9ier-E (56”)

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Peter Miller updates another well-proven glow model to electric power for a 3S LiPo setup Peter Miller’s Fournier E. O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly being a simple glider but it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls, and inverted flight with ease. It’s also easy to hand-launch.

£15.00£127.00

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Plan & Article for Peter Miller’s updated version of a well-proven glow model to electric power for a 3S LiPo setup Peter Miller’s Fournier E. O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly being a simple glider but it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls, and inverted flight with ease. It’s also easy to hand-launch.

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Fournier RF-7 Canopy

PETG Canopy for Peter Miller’s semi-scale 53″ span Fournier RF-7 (RC3709). This Canopy can also be used for Peter Miller’s 56″ span O-Four9ier-E if cut slightly to fit.

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Laser Cut Wood Pack for Peter Miller’s updated version of a well-proven glow model to electric power for a 3S LiPo setup Peter Miller’s Fournier E. O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly being a simple glider but it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls, and inverted flight with ease. It’s also easy to hand-launch.

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Additional Wood Pack for Peter Miller’s updated version of a well-proven glow model to electric power for a 3S LiPo setup Peter Miller’s Fournier E. O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly being a simple glider but it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls, and inverted flight with ease. It’s also easy to hand-launch.

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Short Kit includes Plan, Article, PETG Canopy, Laser Cut Wood Pack & Additional Wood Pack for Peter Miller’s updated version of a well-proven glow model to electric power for a 3S LiPo setup Peter Miller’s Fournier E. O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly being a simple glider but it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls, and inverted flight with ease. It’s also easy to hand-launch.

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Specification

  • Name: O-Four9ier-E
  • Model type: Semi scale
  • Designed by: Peter Miller
  • Wingspan: 1422 mm (56”)
  • Wing area: 0.27 m2 (336 in2)
  • Length: 762 mm (30”)
  • Weight: 680 g (24 oz)
  • Wing loading: 10.3 oz./sq. ft.
  • Functions (servos): Ailerons (1), Rudder (1),
  • Elevator (1), Throttle (ESC)
  • Motor: 2321 2050 kVA
  • ESC: 20A
  • Prop: APC 5.5 x 4.5E
  • Battery: 3S 1100mAh LiPo
  • Published in RCM&E January 2023

CONTROL THROWS

  • Ailerons: High rate 1/4”, low rate 1/8”
  • Elevator: High rate 1/2”, low rate 1/4”
  • Rudder: High rate 7/8”, low rate 1/2”

Full Description

The original O-Four9ier was designed in 1991 to be powered by a Cox .049 Texaco. This engine was meant to use larger props and to run at lower rpm than most Cox engines and was designed for the 1/2A Texaco duration contest. This meant that it was extremely economical on fuel. But now Peter Miller wanted a model that would soar in thermals but also be aerobatic, a specification that was matched by the full-size Fournier RF-4. Peter Miller can say that his performed perfectly on both counts. He can remember one thermal flight where other club members who had joined him in the lift had to give up as they could no longer see their models.

So that brings us to the here and now…

This model of O-Four9ier-E is very easy to fly. After all it is a simple glider. However, it is also aerobatic and is capable of loops, rolls and inverted flight with ease. Its is easy to hand launch single handed because it is very stable until asked to do something via the sticks.

Please note: This canopy is for MW3709 and if cut down slightly to fit will also be a good fit for Peter Miller’s 30″ span O-Four9ier-E (RC2247).

What’s in a Laser or CNC Cut Wood Pack?

A CNC or Laser Cut Wood Pack contains most, if not all, of the intricately shaped parts shown on the plan, which would be difficult or time-consuming to cut out by hand. It does not contain any sheet or strip wood, which you will need to buy separately. Alternatively, you can purchase an Additional Wood Pack, if available. Our Laser or CNC Cut Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply & lite ply and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model, such as hardwoods, metals & GRP sheets.

What’s in an Additional Wood Pack?

Our Additional Wood Packs contain MOST of the necessary sheet and strip wood needed to complete a model being built from a Sarik Hobbies plan and using the associated Laser Cut Wood Pack, if available. We stock a wide range of balsa, ply and spruce in popular sheet and strip sizes but even so we cannot guarantee to be able to supply all the wood necessary to complete each model. So some additional purchases may be required from other modeling wood stockists if not available from Sarik Hobbies. Our Additional Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and spruce wood in the stock sizes as used by our suppliers and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model such as hardwoods, metals & GRP sheets. CLICK HERE for further information & our FAQs

What’s in a Short Kit?

A short kit usually contains, where available, the plan, the laser/CNC cut wood pack, additional wood pack, canopy, cowl or any other available Glass Fibre or plastic moulded items.

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