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The very first in its size and class, the Opteryx Micro DLG RC Plane stands at 1.3oz ( 36 grams ) with a wing span of only 22″ inches, its the smallest balsa DLG glider that will take new heights, Literally .  Small enough to fit in  your palm, yet strong enough for the hardest throws, the Opteryx DLG glider is a streamlined design with reinforced carbon fiber running across the wings all the way to the launch peg.

Easy assembly is the beauty of this micro rc bird with very few parts, it should take no more than an hour to assemble. All parts are laser cut using the finest balsa wood and birch plywood, carbon fiber pushrods, peg and  reinforced carbon fiber tubes within each wing, you can hand launch this micro RC bird like glider over 100 feet and glider her right in your palm or catch thermals and fly for 30 minutes, yes 30 minutes with just one battery which is included in the kit.

With detailed instructions, you simply lay each peace on the plan and use think CA glue to join all the parts like a puzzle.

The Opteryx DLG has  incredibly tight handling with low wing loading which performs beautifully from 30 minute constant thermal flight to slope gliding.
Launch Peg can be installed for left handed or right handed throws.

22″ inch wing span
AUW ( total weight ) 1.4oz or 40 grams
100Mah 1S lipo
2X Micro 1.7gram servos
4Ch Micro 2.4Ghz Receiver 2 grams

Kit Includes:
Laser cut balsa and birch wood
Hollow Carbon rods 2x for the wings
Carbon push rods
Launch Peg
4x Shrink Tubes
4x Z bends
2x control horns
Coverite Microlite Transparent Covering sheet ( choose  your color below )
Step by Step instructions ( total installation time 1 hour, depending on experience )

2x micro servos
1x Micro Receiver/Transmitter
Medium CA glue (crazy glue)
100-130Mah 1s Lipo Battery
Trim Iron ( heat iron to cover wings ) http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?I=LXB365&P=8
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Kit requires assembly

(RTF) Ready to fly version comes with servos built in, receiver, Lipo battery, DSM2 ready, entire kit is covered ready to fly.


Kit requires assembly

(RTF) Ready to fly version comes with servos built in, receiver, Lipo battery, DSM2 ready, entire kit is covered ready to fly.

NOTE: Tracking number is not included on international orderes due to the high price.

Any return for a refund may be subject to a 20% restocking fee on RTF versions (only) due to building time. This fee may be waived for the following reasons:

  • Received incorrect product
  • Product was an extra item not ordered
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Having recently flown a few DLG gliders and truly been addicted from the concept of a motorless rc plane, the perfect throw, the understanding of wind, thermals and gliding to the final controlled catch, i have decided to create a micro version of these DLG gliders. Since the smallest DLG in the market is around  35″ wingspan, i introduce the Micro-D. This design and concept of course is nothing original, i have seen many rcgroups threads on how to build your own micro DLG.  So this is my version, a 21″ wingspan, small enough to fit in your pocket, ( ok maybe not that small) but a great fun indoors and outdoors. On the perfect day, with heat rising from the ground and cumulus clouds above, you can easily thermal sky high over 30 minus of flight time with this little DLG glider. Remember, it does not like wind to much so a calm sunny day is a dream. Fly it at your local park as i have in the video below, it truly is hours of fun with just one battery.
This Micro DLG was redesigned based on Quark by Adam Woodworth, wing airfoil, length, width and dihedral have been modified along with tail feathers.

Weight: .84Oz ( 23.8 grams) give an take how much glue you use.
Wing Span: 21.5
Airfoil: Mark Drela AG03
Carbon Fuse
Carbon Pushrods
Bluecore Pod
1s 3.7V 138Mah Lipo included
Pod and Wings are  hand crafted
Tail feathers ( Rudder and Elevator ) and control horns are laser cut with 1/32 balsa wood  (pre-hinged)

Everything in the kit is provided including 1S 25C 30C burst  lipo battery:
Build Time: 30 to 40 minutes


Spektrum AR6400 Receiver equivalent power servo system.
Hot Glue Gun preferably with small tip


As soon as an order is placed, your micro DLG will get built within 2 business days and shipped within 2 business days. If you live in the states, please allow a week for  your package to arrive, sometimes less than a week.  International orders are packaged in a harder case packaging and usually take 2 weeks to arrive to your door step. If you have any questions, please email me anytime.

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+ $4.99 S&H

Tracking number is included on all US orders.

+ $10 S&H

Tracking number is not included on international orderes due to the price ($30) if you wish to obtain tracking number, an additional $30 will be charged. 



Balsa tail feathers DLG

Micro−D weights provided by Robert Maynard Rhyu

Measured on Torsion Balance Co. laboratory balance, accurate to 0.01 gram.
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