Explorer Q4 3.5m

The Explorer Q from Nan Models has an all new three piece fuselage and the main wing is separated into four pieces for easy and compact ground or air transport. Ballast is now located in the wings which makes it much easier to access and change. With the redesigned airfoil and trilerons, the Explorer Q performs better in all-weather conditions, with better stability in the turns, superior penetration, much improved handling and agility, and great landing characteristics. Explorer Q is offered in 3 wingspan sizes, 3.5m, 3,8m and 4 meters.

  • Wingspan
    149.6 in (3800 mm)
  • Wing Area
    1,263 sq.in (81.5 dm²)
  • Airfoil
    NAN F3J
  • Length
    61 in (1550 mm)
  • Weight
    28.22 oz (800 g) empty
  • Motor type
    NeuMotor 1102/3.5Y/5.8 (P22)
  • Battery config
    3s LiPo
  • Specification
    Tail Area: 137 sq.in. (8.8 dm²)
  • Maximum Current
    50 amps
  • Tail options
    V-tail, X-tail
  • $1949.95

Explorer Q4 3.5m

Explorer Q4 with big flaps means variable camber wings, a giant leap to higher performance!

Whether scratching for altitude in light lift conditions or speeding through sink to the next thermal, Explorer Q4 gives you a BIG performance advantage. And talk about slowing down to hit your perfect landing, this bird can really hit the speed brakes!

Extensive experimenting and testing with different flap chords has resulted in this latest Explorer model. The airfoil is modified from the previous versions of the Explorer. State-of-the-art construction methods combined with maximum airfoil camber flexibility and efficiency, plus Explorer's sleek, low drag air frame combine to make this Soaringusa exclusive sailplane almost impossible to beat for sport flying or F5J competitions.

This version of the Explorer comes with a 4 piece wing, the center panel is in 2 pieces with two versions of the center panel and two versions of the wing tips: – 3.5 m, 3.7 m, 3.8 m and 4m.  The fuse is in 3 parts and X and V tail version are available. This makes this big sailplane much easier to transport, because you can fit 3 Q models in a box 33"x33"x135". The servos for the tail are extremely easy to install in the rear end of the fuse. Ballast goes in tubes inside the wing and is easily removed.  This version is suitable for experienced modelers and competitors and is suitable to all weather conditions (depending on the version).

The kit is supplied with:

  • Carbon fuselage
  • Fully molded composite wing panels
  • Fully molded composite tail
  • Full accessory pack

Give us a call or e-mail us with any ordering or technical questions, we'll be happy to help you make the right equipment choices.

Recommended Motor: NeuMotor 1102/3.5Y/5.8 (P22) 

Recommended ESC: CC Phoenix EDGE Lite 50 Brushless Speed Controller

Recommended Battery: Dinogy Battery 850mAh 3S 80C Lipo

Recommended Spinner: GM 30/6mm Spinner

Recommended prop: GM 15x8 Prop.

Recommended Cover: Xplorer/Explorer Covers

NAN models in Bulgaria represents their continued dedication to producing some of the finest, best value models in the world. The Explorer raises the bar to a new level with ever-higher quality, superior fit and finish into a lighter, stiffer air frame. Nikolay has been working hard on the production of this new model for some time, and once again, he has come up with a winner!

The Explorer/Xplorer is the model flown by 3x  F5J Euro Champ Primoz R.  And the Xplorer F3J is the model used for the 2016 F3J champion Arijan H.

SoaringUSA is the Exclusive dealer for the Explorer Q4 in USA, and we are pleased to be partners with NAN! 

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