Fortuna F5J Light

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. 

  • Wingspan
    150 in. (3.82m)
  • Wing Area
    1169 (75.42dm2)
  • Airfoil
    Dirk Pflug special
  • Length
    69.7 in (1.77 m)
  • Fortuna F5J Light
    Standard Flaps, Big Flaps
  • $1899.95

Fortuna F5J Light (1300g version)

Now available in a Big Flap version, the impressive Fortuna 3.8 F5J “X-Light” (1300g) is the perfect choice for F5J or any thermal competition such as LMR or ALES. It is already racking up contest wins in Europe and is destined to make itself well known here in the USA too.

Fortuna is a completely molded model using carbon sandwich technology and comes ready for you to install your radio and power gear.  Fluorescent color accents give Fortuna a beautiful look. Order this model today or give us a call or e-mail us with any ordering questions, we'll be happy to help make the right equipment choices for this glider.


  • Molded in carbon 
  • Carbon pushrods installed 
  • Precision alignment of airframe 
  • Molded C/F canopy with carbon rod attachment system

Two-part wings

  • All molded construction
  • Carbon STF (Spread Tow Fabric) 40g/m² fabric sandwich Herex® 50g/m²
  • Painted in the mold
  • Aileron and flap control surfaces LDS ready
  • Servo cables already routed

Vertical stabilizer

  • All molded construction
  • Foam core covered with Carbon STF 16g/m² fabric
  • Rudder control surface factory hinged
  • Fiberglass control horn installed

Horizontal stabilizer

  • All molded construction
  • Foam core covered with Carbon STF 16g/m² fabric
  • Installed tube/horn for elevator control

Wing joiner

  • Rectangular with dihedral molded-in
  • Carbon hollow molded


  • Radio tray ply/carbon 
  • LDS systems for ailerons for MKS6100 servos 
  • LDS systems for flaps for KST X10 servos, 2 threaded couplers (MKS HV6130 OK)

Suggested Power Setup:

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

Spinner: GM 30/6mm Spinner

Prop: GM 15x8 Prop

ESC: CC Phoenix EDGE Lite 50

Battery: Tattu Battery 850mAh 3S 75C Lipo

Suggested Accessories:

Servos: MKS HV6100 MG six are needed

Firewall: PNC Alum Firewall 30mm for P22 or Powerline, one needed

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