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R1 Gheppio

£21.50£44.50

A 4 metre span all wood scale Italian sailplane for 5-function R/C. Designed by Vic Steel.

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R1 Gheppio - Canopy

PETG canopy for the 4 metre span all wood scale Italian sailplane for 5-function R/C. Designed by Vic Steel.

£21.50
R1 Gheppio

A 4 metre span all wood scale Italian sailplane for 5-function R/C. Designed by Vic Steel.

£25.99
R1 Gheppio Full Set

Full set includes plan and canopy

£44.50

Full Description

The Italian R1 Gheppio (or Kestrel) was a one-off single-seat sailplane. Vic Steel has rescaled the design to 40% (4 metres span) with a weight of only 22 lb (10.2 kg) for 5-function R/C, drawn in CAD on four 2.5m (huge) plan sheets. A moulded clear canopy is also available. The Gheppio is a stable slope or aerotow scale sailplane in the right conditions.

Specification

  • Designer: Vic Steel
  • Wingspan: 4 m
  • Radio Functions: 5
  • Scale: 40%
  • Length: 2.2 m
  • Weight: 22 lb (10.2 kg)

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