Welcome to West Wings


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High Performance Duration Model
Wingspan: 825 mm (32.5")

Kit includes:
All the wood required to build the model, coloured tissue for covering,
plastic propeller, rubber motor and wheels.

Additional items required: Glue, Tissue Paste, Dope, Scalpel and Pins.


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If you're into high performance, duration, rubber powered models, the West Wings Sapphire is for you.

Styled with a blend of classic and modern lines the Sapphire extracts amazing performance from it's 825mm (32.5") span. The high lift, dihedral tip wing design ensures the best lift and stability attributes without excessive drag. These are the aim of any high performance design and our experience makes sure that the Sapphire delivers! The built-up tailplane is both effective and practical with elastic band location. The wings are fixed in the same way so that landing damage is minimised and carriage to and from the flying field is easy.

Construction is from the conventional formers and strip built over the plan. All formers and ribs come in pre-cut balsa sheets, so no tiresome cutting out to do! The strength comes from the tissue covering, which is actually easier to do than you'd think. Alternatively, you can use one of the latest, super-lightweight, heat shrink coverings if you are familiar with them. Care should be taken not to distort the lightweight structure with this method.

Join the world of duration rubber modelling with the West Wings Sapphire.

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