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!
Wingspan157.5 in. (4m)
Wing loading18 oz/sq.ft (55 g/dm2)
Weight190 oz (12 lbs, or 5.4kg)
ControlsR, E, F, A
Vettore 4.0 Glass OD
The Vettore made its grand appearance at the International Meeting at Monte Cucco in 2018 and also at Segelflugmesse 2018. It was was a great success and surprised all the participants with its fantastic thermal and acrobatic performance.
Named “Vettore” after a wonderful Italian mountain that is a favorite slope soaring site among European pilots and that was hit by the latest earthquakes in central Italy.
The Vettore by Voloinpendio is a easy-to-fly sailplane for thermal or aerobatic flight. It is made by Voloinpendio staff and in co-operation with Giuseppe Ghisleri who developed the wing profile.
The OD version presented here by Soaring USA features:
- WINGS: painted in the mold fiberglass skins with carbon reinforcement and a carbon fiber spar
- HINGING: aileron hinged on top, flap hinged on bottom
- WING PROFILE: 8% thick wing profile developed by Giuseppe Ghisleri
- FUSELAGE: painted in the mold fiberglass with a layer of Kevlar for durability
- WING JOINER: all carbon, cross-section is 40 X 16 mm
- TAILPLANE: painted in the mold fiberglass + carbon reinforced
- RUDDER: painted in the mold fiberglass + carbon reinforced fiberglass + carbon reinforced
- CANOPY: molded PVC
- COCKPIT: painted in the mold fiberglass + carbon reinforced fiberglass
- RTF WEIGHT: 190 oz (12 lbs, or 5.4kg)
We here at Soaring USA have fallen in love with this sleek sailplane and are convinced you will also love it!
Also availible in full carbon!
Video by Giammarco Piunti