Explorer BF from NAN Models


High perfomance F5J competition glider. After extensive testing during 2016 competition season, we present new Explorer model. 

Explorer is sharing airfoil with F3J model Xplorer 1. With new slimmer fuselage with removable nose, ballasting plane is much easier. Another advantage is possibility to use different motor setup for same model. 

Wing is IDS friendly and wing servos are moved as close to the center of the wing to improve handling of the plane at low altitudes, when it matters the most to work out tight thermals. Weight savings are mostly achieved in construction of the wing and amount of material used. The model is suitable for F5J use only. 

Searching for improvement and exploring the full potential a new version of the Explorer wing was born. The significantly wider surface of the flaps and ailerons make all the wingspans of the model much more agile and better performing in all weather and thermal conditions. The new version of the Explorer, offered in 3.5m, 3.8m and 4m is all the F5J pilot needs. The model is suitable for F5J use only. 

The kit is supplied with:
Carbon fuselage

  • Fully molded composite wing panels
  • Fully molded composite tail
  • Full accessory pack


Radio icons

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

Jumper T16

Jumper T18

Radiomaster TX16S

FlySky NV14

FlySky EL18

PNG (192x114)

FrSky X9D

FrSky X9E

BMP (64x32)

BMP (64x32)

FrSky X20

FrSky X20 Pro

FrSky XE

Kavan V20

PNG (300x280)

BMP Recommended (300x280)

FrSky X18

FrSky Twin

PNG (180x166)

BMP Recommended (180x166)

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

PNG (180x160)

BMP Recommended (180x160)

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

JPG (155x100)

Futaba 18MZ

JPG (158x80)

Graupner MZ16

Graupner MZ32

BMP (158x106)

Jeti DS-24

PNG (320x240)

Spektrum ix12

Spektrum ix20

JPG (266x164)

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Wingspan: 3800mm (149.6 in)
Length: 1550mm (61 in)

Weight: 880 g (1.9 lbs)
  3500 3800 4000
Wing span 3500 mm 3800 mm 4000 mm
Fuselage legth 1550 mm 1550 mm 1550 mm
Wing area 75,85 dm² 81,5 dm² 86,7 dm²
Tail area 8,8 dm² 8,8 dm² 8,8 dm²
Empty weight ~820g ~880g ~920g


  Empty plane Ballasted
Center of gravity 131mm 125mm
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