Pinwheel 60 — Sport Aerobat from Alien Aircraft

Jul 11, 2013 1 Comment by

The second the wheels break ground, you’ll realize how special the new Pinwheel 60 from Alien Aircraft is. The crisp response and smooth handling of this sport aerobatic model will give you the confidence to command the sky. Its built-in stability allows you to fly the Pinwheel 60 like a relaxing sport model, but when you really open it up it’s maneuverability will make you an instant airshow star.

 Pinwheel 60 -- Sport Aerobat from Alien Aircraft

The 60-inch wingspan Pinwheel 60 features rugged all-wood construction providing a strong, lightweight structure that delivers outstanding performance and It’s quick building will have you at the flying field in minimum time. With its classic lines and great handling, the Pinwheel 60 will turn heads at the flying field every time it’s flown.

This beautiful kit is Made in America and features 189 World Class Laser Cut Parts from hand selected AAA Balsa and aircraft grade plywood, Tab and Notch construction for quick and accurate assembly, 3-D Cad design for precision part fit, Semi-Symmetrical Airfoil, 2 Full Size Computer drawn plans, Quality hardware pack, Molded Plastic Canopy, and Formed wire landing gear. The 45 page full color construction manual is available online. Alien Aircraft Corp. kits are sold factory direct. Visit the web site at: WWW.AlienAircraft.Com to order or for more information.


Pinwheel 60 Designed by: Tom Herr

Kit #: AK-503

Wingspan: 60”

Wing Area: 665Sq.”

Weight: 5.5 to 6.5 lbs.

Wing Loading: 19.2 oz / Sq.

Standard Glow Power: .45 – .60 2-stroke or .50 – .65 4-stroke engine

Electric Power: 550 – 800 Watt Brushless Motor

Radio req’d: 4-Channel RC

403-A Flomich Street, Holly Hill, FL. 32117

Alien Aircraft Corporation, Phone: (386) 676-0074 Web Site: E-Mail:

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One Response to “Pinwheel 60 — Sport Aerobat from Alien Aircraft”

  1. Peter Jackson says:

    I flew my new Pinwheel 60 last week with a G.M.S. 76 up front, needed lots of weight up there as I used SIG Coverall and paint. Stunning performance, what a plane, and full vertical capability. A real delight to fly. Jacko, Australia.

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