F5J/ALES Electrics

SoaringUSA is pleased to offer the amazing quality of electrics from Europe.

Majestic soarers, able to thermal well, and motor up to impressive heights. Enjoy long flights and high perfomance with F5J class airplanes.

If you are looking for a LMR/ALES model, look no further!

In addition to hand picking quality planes from all over the world, SoaringUSA maintains replacement parts for the vast majority of our products. 

Service is our hallmark.  Let us prove it!

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  • The Aloha is a 3-meter F5J competition sailplane with a v-tail. With its 3m wingspan Aloha really covers ground and the v-tail gives the Aloha the edge in working tight, low level thermals, with great “hang time.”

    • $1299.95
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  • The Aloha is a 3-meter F5J competition sailplane with a v-tail. With its 3m wingspan Aloha really covers ground and the v-tail gives the Aloha the edge in working tight, low level thermals, with great “hang time.”

    • $1299.95
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  • A very fast 2-meter bird that is highly prefabricated. 2-Piece wing. Three-bend polyhedral with elliptical wing planform. A FUN sport flyer!!

    • $640.95
  • A very fast 2-meter bird! Highly prefabricated. 2-Piece wing. Three-bend polyhedral with elliptical wing planform. A FUN sport flyer!! Model comes with all the servos mounted with the hardware installed. Motor prop and spinner are also installed. Also comes with a BEC for the radio.

    • $1265.95
  • The Carbonita ST F5J is an impressive design from the world-renowned Czech model company, Valenta, and is destined to make a huge impact on F5J and ALES (Altitude Limited Electric Soaring) contest circuits in the coming years. If there was one word to describe the Carbonita it would be 'optimized'.
    • $1799.95
  • Compass GPS Sports Class Triangle Racer
    • New!

    The NAN Compass is an all new 4.78 meter span composite electric-launched high performance glider for extreme thermal flying and GPS triangle racing in the FAI Sport class. For a short time only, the Compass is available to pre-order for only $2999.95, and Soaringusa is also offering you 10% off any MKS servo package with your pre-order, saving you hundreds of dollars. This is a limited time offer, so order this model today or give us a call or e-mail us with any questions, we'll be happy to help you make the right equipment choices for this very special glider.

    • $2999.95
  • The Eagle 3.6 RESe is a fantastic RES competition model for club level F5J or ALES; this design is a collaborative effort with the best pilots and the best manufacturer.

    • $1088.95
  • The Eagle 3.6e Full House excels in any form of electric thermal duration competition! Rudder, elevator, ailerons and flaps, plus 3 dihedral breaks, help you get your time and make that perfect landing.

    • $1154.95
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  • The Eagle 4.0 RESe is a fantastic RES/ALES/LMR/F5J competition model for club level competitions.

    • $1209.95
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  • Eagle 4.0e Full House (R/E/F/A/T) is one of our best RES/ALES/LMR/F5J competition models for club level competitions.

    • $1319.95
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  • The Edge is a state-of-the-art F5J design, featuring innovative adjustable incidence tail design, full molded carbon fiber construction, four-piece wing and two-piece fuselage for easy transport, and is available in X or V-Tail versions. This model is an outstanding all-around performer.

    • $2089.95
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  • Compared to most F5J models the El Niño F5J 3.9M has a 10% higher aspect ratio and the 11 wing sections are developed specially for a light 12g/dm2 airplane. Wing section at the root is 7% thick stepping down to 5.4% at the tip.

    • $1999.95
  • The V2 Euphoria, is lighter than V1, and has a new tail section that is greatly improved. The V1 was/is a great model, but the V2 sets the bar even higher....

    • $1869.95
  • The new Explorer 5 GPS V-tail 4.0-meter is simply the best for performance F5J flying or just for relaxing sport flying. The airframe is optimized for GPS-Triangle-racing. It's 2.4 ready nose is good for telemetry and the extra ballast tubes in the wing get you to the max wing loading.

    • $2199.95
  • 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.

    • $1949.95
  • 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.

    • $1999.95
  • 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.

    • $2199.95
  • The Fortuna 3.8 Light is an impressive competition model perfectly suited for flying in the F5J category and also excellent for light thermal flying such as in the Limited Motor Run (LMR) or Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES) classes. 

    • $1899.95
  • The Kappa 2.0 is a competitive glider, but it also excels at sport and weekend fun flying as its performance is simply outstanding, the handling is graceful and precise, and stability is almost free flight steady with no bad habits. A good choice for the out-runner class and for beginning F5J competitions.

    • $499.95
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  • The Kappa 2.5 is a competitive glider, but it also excels at sport and weekend fun flying as its performance is simply outstanding, the handling is graceful and precise, and stability is almost free flight steady with no bad habits. A good choice for the out-runner class and for beginning F5J competitions.

    • $749.95
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  • The Kappa 3.5 is a very popular FAI/F5J competition model (electric thermal duration, World Cup Rules). Be sure you select the layup option you want, we have two options available.

    • $1189.95
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  • Kappa 4.0 is a very popular FAI/F5J competition model (electric thermal duration, World Cup Rules). Be sure you select the layup option you want, we have TWO!

    • $1499.95
  • Kappa 4.0 Electric w/Covers & LDS, full carbon version.

    • $1799.95
  • A very clean and fast 1.5-meter electric that's highly prefabricated. Features a 2-piece wing that comes with either a 2 servo or 4 servo options, ailerons or ailerons and flaps.

    • $729.95
  • This is a great choice for LMR competition or weekend fun flying. A lightweight but strong design climbs in the lightest thermals.

    • $538.95
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  • The Neutrino F5J is an ultra-lightweight model specially optimized for F5J competition. It features compact portability to and from the flying field as no part is longer than 44 inches. Features a very thin optimized airfoil and the new longer fuse.

    • $2089.95
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  • A very fast and versatile electric 2-meter bird which is highly prefabricated. Features a 2-Piece wing with V-dihedral and an  elliptical wing planform. A FUN sport flyer and worthy competitor in any soaring event or weekend fun fly.

    • $805.95
  • The Orion 2 F5J is two meters of pure electric powered fun!. High performance e-soaring for the competition and sport flyer.

    • $749.95
  • The Osprey 2 is a well thought out design with unique features that make this model a worthy and affordable top competitor. This version of the Osprey 2 is all carboline, which makes for a much lighter, stronger structure verses the previous version.

    • $1349.95
  • A collaboration between Stream and Philip Kolb, the Phoenix DF "Dual Flap" is an industry first offering the split flap system for full span wing camber changing.


    • $2499.95
  • Available in 3 variants: 1100g, 1300g, 1600g !  Plus a V-tail version is also available in any of the 3 layups. (Call of e-mail) The Pike Dynamic F5J family features a new wing section from its predecessor, the Perfection.

    • $2299.95
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  • Combination of the benchmark F3J model with a well engineered electric fuse that has 2 factory installed JR digital servos, and linkage pre-installed in the tail.  Samba's A+ quality is evident on first glance on the Pike Perfect E!

    • $1975.00
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  • Pike Perfect - The Rising Star in F5J! Samba Models has done it again! The Pike Perfect has won more F3J and TD competitions in the last several years than any other model! Now there is an electric model for F5J, this one built with Disser carbon.

    • $2050.00
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  • This glider is an absolute technical marvel! State-of-the-art construction techniques involving new materials and high pressure molding techniques combine for an incredibly light model. The tail group is also super light.

    • $2099.95
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  • This new planform ensures even better penetration and tighter circles! The redesigned tail ensures extreme power in the elevator to hit those vital landing points. Its molds are completely new and new building techniques are used.

    • $2099.95
  • The  Pulsar 3600e improves on the success of the Pulsar 2008 with a much larger wing, lower wing loading, and the same quality craftsmanship that you have come to expect in the Pulsar series.

    • $949.95
  • Exceptionally light wing loading, very high strength and unusually nimble handling characteristics combine to make the New Pulsar G2 2m another winner!

     

    • $469.95
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  • A 3.2-meter, well-balanced, extremely light model that is very strong using a kevlar/carbon woven cloth D-box leading edge, carbon capped ribs, and a carbon trailing edge. 3-Piece wing.

    • $875.95
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  • The Pulsar PRO 3600 EA 3.6-meter is a well-balanced and extremely light model that is very strong.  The 3 piece wing features a kevlar/carbon woven cloth D-box leading edge, carbon capped ribs, and a carbon trailing edge.

    • $979.95
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  • Pulsar PRO 4.0 E Compact Full House is designed for ease of transportation as it breaks down to 1-meter lengths! Features a strong, four-piece carbon/Kevlar reinforced D-box/balsa wing with Oracover. Carbon composite fuselage. 

    • $1098.95
  • The Pulsar Pro 4000e improves on the success of the Pulsar line of competition models with a larger wing, lower wing loading, 2 deg dihedral, and the same quality craftsmanship that you have come to expect in the Pulsar series.

    • $1098.95
  • The Satori is a very elegant and beautiful glider with outstanding aesthetic design with good penetration and gliding performance. Highlights of this version are the redesigned wingtip with modified airfoil, with a wingspan of 149.6 inches (3.80 meters). 

    • $1799.95
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  • The Scorpion F5J can be built out at under 600gm (22oz), and with 91-inch wingspan, it will float and land like nothing else. The optimized airfoil allows it to run to the next thermal, or penetrate very well in the wind.

    • $769.95
  • The Shadow II F5J is a all-round F5J competition glider suitable for all weather conditions and offers more bang for the buck than just about any completion glider available.

    • $1399.95
  • Once again, Valenta has raised the bar for quality and ingenuity with the Sharon 3.7 E. The 3.7 has a new "Utility" fuse, designed for ease of assembly with plenty of room for gear, telemetry, and batteries. The Sharon features top quality design and workmanship.

    • $1199.95
  • Once again, Valenta has raised the bar for quality and ingenuity with the Sharon 4.2 E. The 4.2 has a new "Utility" fuse, designed for ease of assembly with plenty of room for gear, telemetry, and batteries. The Sharon features top quality design and workmanship.

    • $1299.95
  • The Simitri's polyhedral wing circles excellently with its trilerons and it launches well and will hang with the best of the best. The fit and finish are 'A' quality and the execution of carboline spread tow and composites is excellent.

    • $1979.95
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  • The Simitri F5J Light is our most exciting addition from the maker of the Euphoria. Over the years, this sailplane manufacturer has perfected its skills and techniques on the Euphoria and the Simitri Series, making them the best flying models and values out there!

    • $1979.95
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  • How should a F5J/ALES first-timer on a budget get started? Well, here is a great answer: the Sky Sergio 2.  Easy to fly, affordable and it comes apart for compact and easy transport.

    • $329.95
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  • The Top Model Sport 2.3's wing construction is built-up with hefty carbon spars and carbon leading edges beautifully covered in Oracover. The molded fiberglass fuselage is roomy and easy to build out.

    • $349.95
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