Pictured above is the rc Wright Flyer from a Dare Hobby kit. It has a wingspan of 41 1/2" and a length of 31 3/4". Design is by Pat Tritle. A pair of EPU 6 motors geared 5.9:1 are used for power. All up weight is around 14 oz.
For information about the Wright Brothers and their aircraft, click here.
There are numerous retailers selling the rc Wright Flyer by Megatech. Wingspan is 15 1/2" and the length is 12 1/2". The RTF comes with a two channel radio. If this interests you, we suggest you shop carefully. We have seen as much as a 50 percent difference in price between sellers.
The first picture below is of Kermit Walker holding his 1903 rc Wright Flyer built from a Dare Hobby kit. It has a wingspan of 40 1/2" and a length of 24 1/2". Kermit uses two EPU 6 geared motors for power. Weight is 12.5 oz. ready to fly.
The second picture below is of the rc Wright Flyer from Great Planes. The ARF has a wingspan of 31 1/2" with an overall length of 24 1/2". A pair of 250 size motors geared 4:1 are included. It weighs 12 oz. all up. Although some places are still selling the airplane, it appears to have been discontinued by Great Planes.
The third picture below is of the Arizona Model Aircrafters rc Wright Flyer. The ARF has a wing span of 41". The type of motors driving it aren't specified. A three channel radio is used for control.
Radical RC has a rc Wright Flyer kit for sale. It uses GWS slow sticks plus its own parts to make a rc Wright Flyer with a 60" wingspan. It is pictured fourth below.
The bottom picture is of the micro rc Wright Flyer built by Uwe Steller of RC Groups. You can find the build thread there.
Fliton has a rc Wright Flyer with Depron wings that turns by differential motor thrust that we see for sale on eBay from time to time.
Arizona Model Aircrafters sells plans, kits, and the assembled rc Wright Flyer. Wing spans are 41", 82", 123" and 164".
RC Wright Flyer - Kermit Walker
RC Wright Flyer - Great Planes
RC Wright Flyer - Arizona Model Aircrafters
RC Wright Flyer - Radical RC
RC Wright Flyer - Uwe Steller
If you have built or flown a rc Wright Flyer, or know of one that we should include on this page, please email us.