This a multipurpose glider that can fly really slow or super fast. The model is built using composite fibre glass, reinforced with carbon fibre, it has hollow moulded wings with a carbon fibre reinforced wing spar. The V tail is made in 2 pieces which is removable.
The fuselage is fibre glass reinforced with carbon and has a slide off nose cone which gives access to the servo tray on the inner nose cone.The 2 servos in the fuselage for the V tail can be standard size. In the front of the fuselage a large receiver battery pack can be fitted for long flight durations.
This model is also available with a canopy type fuselage (XL E)instead of a sheath type.
Blade XL STD £600
Blade XL Texalio £672
Blade XL Performance £743
A basic accessory pack is included, as listed below. These are just some of the items shown in the instruction manual.
1 x 10mm wing bar, 8 x M2 threaded metal rods, 6 x M2 clevis, 4 x aileron/flap M3 threaded bush, 4 x aileron/flap M3 threaded horn, 2 x 2MA threaded nylon uniball, 2 x 2MA threaded steel ball, 2 x M2 20mm long threaded bolts, 2 x carbon control rod, 2 x green MPX 6 pin female connectors, 2 x MPX 6 pin male connectors, 2 x glass fibre servo cover mouldings.Wing span: 2.57 Fuselage length: 1.51 Wing area: 46dmq Profile: RG15 modified( 7% thinned) Empty weight: 1.7kg flying weight from: 2.4kg Controls: R/E/A/F
the build instructions are not up to date, especially the accessory listings