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Easy to assemble and easy to fly, the Calypso EP glider appeals to everyone! With included ailerons and optional flaps, it’s ready for aerobatics when you are. Now that four factory-built versions of the Calypso are available — with varying degrees of flight-readiness — modelers can choose the one that’s perfectly matched to their needs. No matter which they choose, pilots can expect soaring that’s effortless and fun!

Introducing the Calypso Rx-R™ and ARF — with all the advantages of the RTF and Tx-R™ versions:

• Durable AeroCell™ foam construction
• Very low overall parts count – only five main pieces
• Two-piece wing removes easily for transport
• No glue required – only a Phillips screwdriver
• Bold green and black trim scheme stands out at high altitudes
• Includes landing wheel plus nose and tail skid plates
• Large on-board compartment with magnetic hatch allows easy access to the flight battery
• Includes ailerons and optional flaps* for increased maneuverability when the pilot is ready
*Flap hardware sold separately

Four Calypso versions available – one that’s right for everyone!

Calypso Rx-R™:
Allows for radio customization!
Includes: Brushless power system with outrunner motor, 18A ESC and 4 micro servos
Requires: 4-5 channel transmitter and receiver, 11.1V 1300mAh LiPo battery and compatible charger

Calypso RTF:
Offers “all-in-one” convenience!
Includes: Tactic™ 4-channel TTX404 2.4GHz radio, brushless power system with outrunner motor and 18A ESC, 1300mAh LiPo battery, balancing charger and (4) “AA” batteries.
Requires: Nothing

Calypso Tx-R™:
Lets you fly with YOUR favorite transmitter!
Includes: Brushless power system with outrunner motor and 18A ESC, AnyLink™-compatible receiver, 4 micro servos, 1300mAh LiPo battery and balancing charger.
Requires: AnyLink and compatible 4-5 channel transmitter, or a Tactic 2.4GHz transmitter with SLT™.
Rx-R™, TX-R™, AnyLink™ and SLT™ are trademarks of Hobbico®, Inc.

Calypso ARF:
Equip the Calypso the way you want it!
The ARF version is the most affordable and offers the discerning pilot the most options for the power system, radio system and batteries.
Requires: 4-5 channel transmitter and receiver, 4 micro servos, 28 mm outrunner brushless motor, 18A brushless ESC (min), 11.1V 1300MAh LiPo battery and compatible charger.

Wingspan: 73 in (1855 mm)
Wing Area: 526 in² (33.9 dm²)
Length: 47 in (1195 mm)

All four versions of Calypso will be available late June.

FLZA3000 Calypso EP Glider RTF Retail: $299.99 Street: $249.99
FLZA3002 Calypso EP Glider Tx-R Retail: $249.99 Street: $199.99
FLZA3004 Calypso EP Glider Rx-R Retail: $199.99 Street: $159.99
FLZA3006 Calypso EP Glider ARF Retail: $109.99 Street: $89.99

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Will the calypso work with a spectrum Ar600 receiver instead of using the adapter cable?

Thank you,

chuck wyatt

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