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Top Flite Spitfire MkIX Kit .61-.75,63"
 
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TOPA0140
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299.99
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is the Gold Edition Version of the Mark 9 Spitfire from Top Flite.
The Mark 9 is Probably the Best Known Model of the "Spit".

FEATURES

State of the art CAD design ensures straight and true assembly
Authentic tailwheel location
Ribbed control surfaces (looks real when they are covered)
Optional retract landing gear, cockpit kit, in-cowl muffer, and
split flaps add to the realism
4-6 channel operation (throttle, elevator, rudder, ailerons (two
servos), optional flaps (two servos) and optional retracts
Selig 8036 and 8037 airfoils

INCLUDES

Die-cut wood pieces
Vacu-formed plastic pieces (wing fairings, canopy, cowling,blisters
Detailed rolled plans/instruction booklet
Engine mount (adjustable)
3/16" wire landing gear (for fixed gear option)
Preshaped leading edges
Many preshaped wood blocks

REQUIREMENTS

4-6 Channel Radio w/5-7 Servos
1-Y-Harness for ailerons
1-Servo Extension for Ailerons
.61-.75 2-stroke or .70-.91 4-stroke engine
Propeller: Depending on engine selected. Four blade prop should only
be used for static display
2-3.5" Main Wheels
1-1.25" Tailwheel
Exhaust header
2-wheel collars 3/32", 12oz fuel tank, fuel filler valve,
24" medium fuel tubing, " foam rubber, pilot figure, exhaust
deflector, prop
3.5" spinner, the manual recommends a "Spitfire" type spinner for a
more scale appearance. This spinner is no longer available from
Top Flite. Any 3.5" diameter spinner can be used.
3 plus Rolls Covering with matching Paint
Building and Finishing Tools

SPECIFICATIONS

Length: 53" Thrust angle: 0 down 3 right
Wingspan: 63" Incidence: wing +2 stab +2
Wing area: 687 sq in Scale: 1/7
Wing loading: 25-28.5oz/sq in
Weight: 7.5-8.5lbs
Center of Gravity: 4-1/8" from the leading edge of the wing
Control Throws: hi rate low rate
Elevator: 5/8" each way " each way
Rudder: 1-1/8" each 7/8" each way
Ailerons: " up 5/8" down "up 3/8" down

COMMENTS

Per Robart, the bushings belong in the housing where the air cylinder
was placed. They say it offsets a tendency of "binding" the gear
legs.
There is a gentleman now making longer struts for this kit which will
work with a 4" wheel, for a more scale appearance.
For information contact him at:
Lite-Flyte Products
Ray Lightfoot
864-886-0095
lghtfthm@aol.com
Decal sheet SPF6D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
Two 7" Red & Blue roundels
Two 4" Red, White & Blue roundels
Two 4-5/8" Red, Blue & Yellow roundels
Two 1-5/8" Red, White & Blue roundels
Two each 2" x 1" White L, D, U
Two 3-1/8" x 3" Red, White & Blue stripes
3-5/8" x 2-3/8" ownership tag
updt jxs 9/12/07

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Web Site: http://www.top-flite.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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Top Flite
3002 N. APOLLO DRIVE, SUITE #1
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61822

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Accessories Needed
 
COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THE NEW TOP FLITE SPITFIRE IS A DETAILED, ACCURATE 1/7 SCALE BEAUTY. WHILE THE AIRCRAFT CAN BE FLOWN ON A 4 CHANNEL RADIO, WE RECOMMEND USE OF A 6 CHANNEL FOR FULL FUNCTIONALITY, INCLUDING FLAPS AND RETRACTS. OPTIONAL SERVO (MINI) LISTED IS FOR AIR CONTROL VALVE FOR RETRACTS.

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Three 6-Foot Rolls of Covering

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