"It flies so much better than my other planes that I can't put the transmitter down!"
The classic JW 60 inch EPP glider! This is the kit that most people have used to get their DS skills dialed in. The kit features high quality hardware and components. A JW60 Classic held the EPP foam speed record of 232 mph for many years! This version of the JW is ideal for those who want an affordable entry into the world of dynamic soaring. At 35oz, it is a fantastic frontside plane too.
Wing Area: 570 Sq. In.
Airfoil: Joe Wurts design
Weight: 35 oz+
Wingloading: 8.86 oz / sq. ft.
1.9lb EPP Wings (CNC cut w/ spar slots)
1.9lb EPP Fuselage (CNC cut w/ wing cutout and tail slot)
Hollow Carbon Spars (top and bottom w/ aluminum joiners)
Basswood Drag Spars
Mid-Weight Balsa Tapered Elevons
Coroplast Tail Section
4-40 Pushrods and Clevises
T-Style Nylon Control Horns
Radio Gear (Not Included):
2 Hitec HS-225MG Servos
1900 mah Battery
Additional Items Needed (Not Included):
3M 77 Spray Contact Cement
1 1/2" or 2" Strapping Tape
Silicone Glue or CA, Epoxy, Goop, Hot Glue
Colored Packing Tape or Ultracoat for covering
The JW pictured was finished in Topflite Monokote and colored Goop. The possibilities are endless with how you choose to finish your JW. Be creative, and share your creation on rcgroups.com!
(California Residents add 7.75% Sales Tax)
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