Photo Taken at the Cleveland National Airshow 2000 Where Ron Was also a Performer with his AOL Extra 6.0 Model
Bart Asher's Extra
Specs for the Model.
Built from a Carl Goldberg Kit
Building time approximately 100 hours over several months.
Wing Span : 68 inches
Wing Area : 850 Sq Inches
Aprox Weight : 8.5 lbs
Supertigre 2-stroke GS-75 turning a 13x6 Prop runnning on 15% nitro r/c
Displacement : .75 cu inches
RPM : 2,500 - 16,000
2.18 bhp @ 15,600 RPM
Controlled by a 6 channel Airtronics Radiant Radio
Uses 5 standard servos with pushrods
except for a pulll-pull wire system employed for the rudder control
Currently has over 200 successful flights.
Planned upgrades for 1999
GS-90 engine to increase vertical performance
Gyro for performing hovering and other 3D manuevers
Smoke system for effect.
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