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Scheibe-Loravia Topaze (3rd) (197″) – Plan


A 197” span 1:3 scale 1960’s sailplane for 5-function R/C. Designed by Chris Williams.

SKU: MW3580 Category:

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The latest design from top scale glider enthusiast, Chris Williams, this 1:3 scale (197”/5m span) sailplane has been scaled up from his smaller 1:3.5 scale (4.4m span – MW3578) plan and is based on the French-built version of the fifteen metre wingspan 1960’s Scheibe SF27. Construction from balsa and plywood is aided by the use of building jigs. AUW 20 lb. Uses 5 R/C functions
WING SPAN: 197″ / 5 mWING LOADING: 24 oz./sq. ft.WEIGHT: 20 lb (9 kg)SCALE: 1:3RADIO FUNCTIONS: 5 (elevator, ailerons, rudder, airbrakes, tow release)


  • Designer: Chris Williams
  • Wingspan: 197″ / 5 m
  • Radio Functions: 5
  • Scale: 1:3
  • Weight: 20 lbs (9 kg)


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