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Great Planes - GPMA0492   735557004927 0735557004927
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Great Planes SlowPoke Sport 40 Kit .32-.46,61.5"
 
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Great Planes SlowPoke Sport 40 Kit .32-.46,61.5"
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Instruction Manuals: Manual 1 (1.7 MB) Manual 2
Tower Catalog Page: 48

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GPMA0492
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is a "Vintage Style" Slow Poke Sport .40 Model Airplane.
This Kit is Great For The Beginner To Intermediate Modelers
With Established Low Wing Flying Experience.

FEATURES

Easy-To-Build, with CAD-Engineered, Precisely Interlocking
Construction Allows the Slow Poke to be Ready-To-Cover in Only
A Single Weekend with Very Little Carving or Shaping.
Comes With Premium-Quality Hardware Package
Flies Well Using Economical Engines, Which Bolt Onto A Supplied Plate
So No Additional Mount Is Required
The Polyhedral Wing With Its Flat-Bottom Airfoil Builds As Three
Sections. It Offers Huge Wing Area - As Much As Some .60 Size
Models - For A Very Light Wing Loading and Impressive Lifting
Power. This Also Lets You Slow To A Crawl For An Easy Touchdown.
Ailerons offer the aerobatic capabilities for performing rolls, loops
and other maneuvers.
Handles Extremely Easy On The Ground With Wide-Stance Wire Main Gear.
Generously Sized Radio Compartment Allows For Easy Receiver, Battery
and Servo Installation.
Compact Size Is Convenient To Transport and Well-Suited For Flying
At Small Sites Being Slow and Easy-To-Fly.
Any Modeler With Intermediate Building Experience Can Enjoy This Kit.

INCLUDES

All Wood To Build The Kit, Full Size Rolled Plans, Photo Illustrated
Instruction Manual w/Reference Plans, Clear Windshield, CA Hinges,
Engine Mounting Plates, Hardware Package, Decal Sheet.

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: .32-.46 (5.25-7.5cc)(2-stroke) or .48-.52 (6.5-8.5cc)(4-strk)
Radio: 4 Channel w/5 Standard or Mini Servos
Covering: Three 6-Foot Rolls with Matching Paint
Misc. Items: Propeller, 3" Main Wheels, 1" Tailwheel, 10oz Fuel Tank.
1/2" Foam Rubber, Fuel Tubing, 2-1/2" Spinner, 1/5th Scale Pilot,
3/32" & 5/32" Wheel Collars, Building and Field Equipment.

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 61.5" (1560mm)
Wing Area: 1076 sq in (69.4 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 13-14.25oz/sq ft (40-43g/sq dm)
Weight: 6-6.5lbs (2720-2950g)
Length: 49" (1245mm)
Airfoil: Flat-Bottom, Low-Wing
Center of Gravity: 4-5/8" Back from the Leading Edge of Wing.
Degrees Incidence-
Stabilizer: 0
Wing: 0
Control Throws: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 7/16" "
Ailerons: Up & Down 1" "
Rudder: Left & Right 1"

COMMENTS

Spinner Shown On Box Is A Polished Aluminum Great Planes Spinner.
Top Flite MonoKote Used For Color Scheme Is Dark Red and Aluminum.
This kit uses a 1/5th scale pilot not a 1/4th shown on the plans.
Decal set SP40D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
3-5/8" x " Black Sport 40 logo
JAL 11/5/99
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– If you need more information, use these Great Planes resources –
Email: airsupport@greatplanes.com
Web Site: http://www.greatplanes.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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Great Planes
3002 N. APOLLO DRIVE, SUITE #1
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61822

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS A SLOWPOKE SPORT .40 WITH AILERONS FROM GREAT PLANES. INCLUDES: ALL WOOD TO COMPLETE THE KIT, PUSHRODS, PREBENT WIRE MAIN AND TAIL LANDING GEAR, HARDWARE PACKAGE, PLANS AND INSTRUCTIONS. REQUIRES: 4-CH RADIO WITH 5 SERVOS, .32-.46 (2-STROKE) OR .48-.52 (4-STROKE) ENGINE, PROPELLER, 10OZ TANK, 3" & 1" WHEELS, SPINNER, BUILDING & FIELD EQUIP.

Other Required Primary Accessories
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Three 6-Foot Rolls of Covering

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