ARKANJ : The pure performance
| Wing span
|| 2.84 m
|| 1.40 m
|| Wing area
|| 55 sq dm
|| 2000 g|
(to 3000g with ballast)
| Wing loading
|| 36 to 54 g/sq.dm
The Arkanj is a 100% carbon glider designed for F3F competitions. It is the result of
five years of work, lot of F3F (and F3B) contests and the help of other competitors.
Elevons - Central flap - Elevator - Rudder <=> 5 servos needed
The ARKANJ LUXE is supplied ready to received the RC devices.
The wing, the fuselage and the tail are finished (micro-ballon sealing lips and silicone hinge)
and all accessories are supplied too (wing fastening screws, pushrods, quick links, ball joints...)
The ARKANJ ECO : 3 piece wing (flaps not fixed and without sealing lips), 2 piece V-stab (
flaps not fixed), cone nose, fuselage nose, fuselage beam, wing joiners.
In this case, only these following tasks are already done : wing fastening inserts
and winch hook insert fixed - tail's joiners fixed - ballast tank fixed - servos wells
pre-routed - ailerons and flap pre-cut.
The internal nose is not fasten with the fuselage. The pushrods and
the control accessories are not supplied.
The wing is made in a mould with high density polystyren cores covered with carbon fibre.
The wing weights about 1100 grammes. The sheath joiner are fixed during the moulding.
The ailerons and the flap are articulated with silicone, and there is an micro ballons epoxy
sealing lips on the lower surface.
The ailerons' servos are fixed in the central section of the wing.
As the Miraj, the Arkanj use a pylon fuselage. It weights about 270gr.
The servos' location are already done in the fuselage : 2 hitech HS85 for the tail and one standard
servos for the flap.
The 1000g ballast tank is glued during the moulding. The ballast tubes are supplied too,
but you must fill them yourself with lead.
The tail's joiners are already fixed, and they is NO incidence's adjustments to do.
In order to reach an optimal weight/rigidness ratio, the fuselage is 100% carbon.
WARNING : to avoid interferences, the antenna must be at least 50cm longer than the fuselage.
The ballast tank is ready to use, and the M4 winch hook insert
is already fasten.
2 OPTIONS for the wing fastening inserts :
- M6 size for plastic screws;
- M4 size for steel screws.
The tail is made with the same process as the wing. It weights about 90g.
It is supplied completely finished.
The Arkanj is bicoloured : a yellow base and another colour to choice.
These 3 Arkanj are :
Green, Milka (light Purple) and Pink.
The other avalaible colors
are : Orange, Red, Light Blue, Dark Blue, and Dark Purple.
Upper-surface - - - lower-surface
Pictures from Pierre Rondel (www.planet-soaring.com)