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Phoenix Model - PMMA1550 PMMPH023 PH023 667298115504 0667298115504
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Phoenix Model Spitfire GP/EP ARF 55"
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This is the radio controlled, glow or electric powered,
Phoenix Models Spitfire ARF.
For intermediate to advanced fliers.


Construction: All wood construction
Wings: One-piece with aluminum wing joiner tube
Covering: High-quality film
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible under wing
Cowling: Painted fiberglass
Canopy: Clear with painted pilot figure
Landing Gear: Retractable
Fuel Tank: Approximately 14oz (420cc)
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Spinner: Red plastic 2.75" (57mm) diameter
Building Time: Ready to fly in several hours


Pre-built wing, fuselage and tail assemblies, wheels, cowl, engine
mount, fuel tank, hardware package, decal sheet, landing gear,
aluminum wing tube and photo-illustrated instructions


For glow operation;
Engine: .40 - .46 cu in (7.5 cc) 2-stroke
OR .52 cu in (8.5 cc) 4-stroke
Muffler: Standard muffler supplied with engine-cowl must be cut
Servos: 5-standard (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
1-retract servo for retract gear
Propeller: 11x6

For electric operation;
Brushless Motor: Great Planes Rimfire .46 42-60-800, GPMG4725
ESC: 60A
Propeller: 12x8, or 13x6.5
LiPo Battery 4S (14.8V) 30C, at least 4000mAh
LiPo battery charger and balancer
Servos: Four, 42 standard oz/in torque minimum
(2-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder)
1-retract servo for retract gear

For glow or electric operation;
Radio: 6-Channel
Servo Extension 6": Two for ailerons
Y-Harness: One, for aileron servos
Misc. Items: Propeller, building and field equipment


Wingspan: 55" (1400mm)
Weight: 98.7 - 102.2oz (2800 - 2900g)
Length: 48.8 " (1240mm)
Specs such as Wing Area and Wing Loading are not provided by the
Center of Gravity: 3.34" (85mm) back from leading edge of the wing
Control Throws-
Elevator: Up & Down .47" (12mm)
Rudder: Right to Left .78" (20mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down .47" (12mm)


If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz flex
tank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

This kit comes with an electric conversion kit that jxs 08/02/11
includes four each blind nuts, standoffs and mounting ir/jxs
hardware. upGX10/14/11

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Accessories Needed
This is the glow or electric powered ARF Phoenix Models Spitfire w/retracts. FEATURES: Balsa & ply construction, Oracover covering, fiberglass cowl, retract landing gear, engine mount, clear canopy, painted pilot bust, REQUIRES: .46 (7.5CC) 2-stroke, OR .53 (8.7CC) 4-stroke engine, OR brushless motor, ESC, LiPo battery 6-ch radio, standard servos, prop, field equip.

Accessories for the Phoenix Model Spitfire GP/EP ARF 55"

— Accessories Needed for Electric Setup — + View Accessories Needed for Glow Setup
Primary Accessories Radio & Motor Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories
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 LXZK99 APC 12x8 Thin Electric Propeller
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3.19   In Stock
 LXEAZZ FlightPower LiPo FP30 4S 14.8V 4350mAh 30C
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99.99   In Stock
 LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set
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3.89   In Stock
 LXRDH3 Great Planes Silver Series 60A Brushless ESC High Volt
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99.98   Late Mar
 LXNCU4 Great Planes Charge Lead Banana Plugs/Deans Male Ultra
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6.99   Late Mar
 LXVRS6 Great Planes ElectriFly Triton EQ AC/DC Charger
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99.98   In Stock
 LXZKA2 Great Planes ElectriFly SafeCharge LiPo Charge Bag
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21.99   In Stock
 LXL431 Hobbico Latex Foam Rubber 1/2"
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Subtotal for this Group of Accessories: 343.00  
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Primary Accessories Radio & Motor Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories

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