Building the AREA17 Ridge Runner

New Ridge Runner Kit on the way..........................

Absolutely! Updating the classic 72" Ridge Runner II designed by Dave Katagiri in the 1970's to take advantage of CAD and laser cutting is a fantastic way to enhance the building process. The precision and efficiency offered by laser-cut parts can greatly simplify the construction of the model, making it a faster and more hassle-free build compared to traditional methods.

The combination of crisp control authority, aerobatic capabilities, and the nostalgic appeal of the Ridge Runner makes it an attractive choice for pattern flyers. It provides a great balance between performance and versatility, allowing pilots to enjoy both speed and aerobatic's on the slope.

The inclusion of computer-generated parts in the laser kit further enhances the overall experience, ensuring that the components fit/click together seamlessly and accurately. This not only saves time during the building process but also ensures a higher level of precision in the final model.

In summary, the updated 72" Ridge Runner with CAD-designed parts and laser cutting offers a modernised and streamlined approach to building this classic slope soarer. It combines the best of both worlds, allowing enthusiasts to enjoy the performance and nostalgia of the original design while benefiting from the convenience and precision of modern technology.