F3J/TD Sailplanes

SoaringUSA offers select models for F3J, and Thermal Duration contests.   These planes have very large wingspans and very clean airfoils for maximum effieciancy in all conditions, plus large control surfaces for precision landings. 

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  • Features an improved wing section from its predecessor, the Perfection. It is lighter, exhibits better penetration, launches incredibly high (see video link below).

    • $2449.95
  • F3B competition sailplane that features wing construction techniques which emphasize stiffness and significant weight reduction using a new and very thin Dirk Pflug airfoil!

    • $2449.95
  • The third evolution in the extremely popular and highly successful Xplorer F3J Series! It just keeps getting better!

    • $2299.95
  • Designed and constructed using the latest 3D CAD software and high precision CNC machines. Fully pre-wired!

    • $2099.95
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  • The third evolution in the extremely popular and highly successful Xplorer F3J Series! It just keeps getting better!

    • $1999.95
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  • The third evolution in the extremely popular and highly successful Xplorer F3J Series! It just keeps getting better!

    • $1999.95
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  • New planform, new airfoil, new building techniques, new stab shape and airfoil, all these things ensure even better penetration and tighter circles than achieved by previous models.

    • $1999.95
  • The sweetest handling sailplane ever! Multi-taper polyhedral wing circles effortlessly, launches well and will hang with the best of the best! Trilerons give it unmatched trimming options.

    • $1979.95
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  • Very versatile F3B & F3F model by Jiri Baudis. Wing skin "sandwich" glass/GF/Herex/CF, spar is CF/Herex. The fuse has been stretched and strengthened. 2.4G friendly.. 

    • $1899.95
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  • The third evolution in the extremely popular and highly successful Xplorer F3J Series! It just keeps getting better!

    • $1899.95
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  • Vixen is a cooperative effort between World Champion Daryl Perkins, Jiri Baudis, and SoaringUSA.  We are proud to be the North American distributor of the Vixen!

    • $1899.95
  • The Xplorer 2 F3J 3800 ST Lite features a generation-2 airfoil and lighter spread tow lay-up. The Xplorer 2 raises the bar to a exciting, competitive level with higher quality, better fit and finish into a lighter, stiffer airframe.

    • $1899.95
  • An excellent multi-purpose 4-meter sailplane, that exceeds your expectations! Thermal it, slope soar it, compete with it! Scale-like in appearance, it's aerobatic and a great choice!

    • $1799.95
  • Offers more lift compared to the older 3.6m Satori 1. It is optimized for F3J and F5J soaring, and it keeps the great all-round performance which makes the Satori brand so popular!

    • $1799.95
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  • The Xplorer 2 F3J 3500 ST Lite features a generation-2 airfoil and lighter spread tow lay-up. The Xplorer 2 raises the bar to the next level with higher quality, better fit and finish into a lighter stiffer airframe.

    • $1799.95
  • Building on the success of the original Xplorer F3J, the Xplorer 1 F3J 4000 ST Lite version features a spread tow carbon skin lay-up and next-generation design fuselage and fin. This layup offers improvements in torsional strength, stiffness, and a reduction in weight.

    • $1799.95
  • Satori exhibits very good handling and stall characteristics making it easy for you to work the lightest thermals. Between thermals, Satori's high performance airfoil gives you tremendous range and quick transitions.

    • $1699.95
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  • Pike Perfect derives its name from all the countless evolutions and design improvements which have gone into this final "perfect" product.

    • $1650.00
  • Highly competitive F3J model with outstanding launch and flight characteristics, and thermal abilities. Made with high-strength CFRP materials. Very robust. Suitable for everyday use.

    • $1599.95
  • BIG 4-meter F3J model that employs the latest advances in aerodynamic design, CNC molds, and carbon tow construction. You may never "outgrow" this one!

    • $1599.95
  • The latest evolution of the Thermik planform. At over 16 feet, this magnificent glider is incredibly efficient! Four flap sections, ailerons & spoilers!

    • $1599.95
  • An excellent multi-purpose 4-meter sailplane from Fermo, Italy, that exceeds your expectations! Thermal it, slope soar it, compete with it! Scale-like in appearance, it's aerobatic and a great choice!

    • $1499.95
  • The new Shadow has been called invincible for F3J competition.... And with a lineup of major contest wins, it may be true!

    • $1399.95
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  • BIG 4-meter span Eagle! A real floater that can "book" when required! A thermal duration master! Rudder, elevator, ailerons and flaps, plus 3 dihedral breaks help you get your time and make that perfect landing!

    • $1319.95
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  • Competition class F3B ship featuring ultra slim fuselage, proven RG15 airfoil (thinned), and swept wingtips 

    • $1299.95
  • This is a great choice for TD or Cross Country! Broad speed rage with great stability. Affordably priced, top quality workmanship.

    • $1299.00
  • BIG 4-meter span Eagle! A real floater that can "book" when required! A thermal duration master! Rudder, elevator, spoilers, plus 3 dihedral breaks help you get your time and make that perfect landing!

    • $1209.95
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  • Version 2.0 of the best all-around glider you can find! Experience Pro 2 is a great choice for F3J TD competition or F5J!

    • $1199.95
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  • The Sharon Pro 3.7 is an award winner. She has been placing high in the F3J competitions for years, and is probably the most winning F3J plane ever!

    • $1199.95
  • Excels in any form of thermal duration competition! Ballast up for better penetration in wind!  Ailerons, flaps and 3 dihedral breaks to help you get your time and make that perfect landing!

    • $1154.95
  • Excels in any form of thermal duration competition! Ballast up for better penetration in wind!  Rudder, elevator and spoilers plus 3 dihedral breaks help you get your time and make that perfect landing!

    • $1088.95
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  • Definitely a top contender in RES/TD! Built strong for super hard spot landings, and full pedal launches. Large split spoilers. 20mm ballast tube on the bottom that loads "shotgun" style! 

    • $899.00
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  • Over 13 feet of wingspan! This magnificent glider makes getting around the course or hitting your target time as simple as possible.

    • $899.00
  • A very fast and versatile 2-meter bird! Highly prefabricated. 2-Piece wing with V-dihedral and elliptical wing planform. A FUN sport flyer and worthy competitor in any soaring event or Sunday fun fly.

    • $824.95
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  • Features spread tow carbon construction: light, stiff, highly prefabricated. Can be winch towed for thermal flights.

    • $824.95