Lego City 4442 – Glider

The Glider is the most recent promotional set of the 2012 city theme. The set has two mini-figures (a pilot and a female driver), a small convertible to tow the glider, an interesting but very simple trailer and of course the glider, which is obviously the set’s core, and of course a nice addition to the airport.

The vehicle is similar to many other city cars. It is easy and fast to build and the final result could not be simpler. It has no doors and no seat for the driver and It doesn’t even have the traditional hood piece. This time, to recreate the engine, Lego decided to use a simple 2*2 small piece. A back spoiler is a nice detail because without it the car would surely enter the ugly category.The trailer uses the usual tow mechanism to attach to the car. Continue reading