New April 2001
The Thermal Millennium is now
available. Our customers have been flying our standard Millennium in
thermal duration contests more often than F3B contests. Soooooo............
we thought why not do some optimizing for those folks. Again we have
been listening to you. We now have an identical planform, but with
weight removed that will bring it down to the ~70 oz. range, about a 10%
reduction in weight. If you thought it thermalled great before, check
out the new Thermal Millennium now. Same great price. Not
Since its introduction in 1999 the Millennium has been winning, and winning big. Our most popular aircraft represents the latest in
computer design theory and CNC technology. Although it was principally designed as an F3B ship, the Millennium has proven itself as a great thermal duration plane, as well. With our proven construction
techniques, RnR is producing a light, strong all-molded plane that will give unmatched all round performance.
The wing on the Millennium features a fully elliptical planform and utilizes transitional airfoil technology to optimize performance. What this means is that the ENTIRE wing is working at all times to give higher
launches, better turning ability, and precise control at all speeds. Computer designed by NASA engineer (and well known sailplane pilot) Gavin Botha, the wing starts out with an RG-15 at the root and transitions out to an
optimized airfoil at the tip. To precisely reproduce this design, CNC machined plugs were used to create extremely accurate tooling.
The standard Millennium features a two-piece wing and a mid-tail, but it is also available with a three-piece wing. Both of these versions feature a fuselage with removable nosecone as well as a two-piece
removable V-tail or mid-tail.
||V-Tail Kit Parts List:
1- Assembly Manual
2- Wing Panels
1- Carbon Fiber Wing Joiner
1- V-Tail Set
1- Nose Cone
1- Ruddervator Pushrods
1- Ruddervator Pushrod Tubes
4- Plastic Flap Leading Edge Gap Seals
1- Complete Hardware Package
||Building services available.
See or pricing page for building services, options and accesories.