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Top Flite F4U Corsair Giant Kit 2.1-2.8,86.5"
 
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Top Flite F4U Corsair Giant Kit 2.1-2.8,86.5"
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
The F4U CORSAIR "Gold Giant Scale Edition" is a WWII, Single Engine Fighter
Airplane. This 1/5th Scale Warbird boasts Scale Accuracy, along with the Ease
of Assembly made possible by Gold Edition Engineering.

FEATURES

Utilizes Familiar Wood Kit-Building Techniques, Tools and Material
Precisely Interlocking Parts designed through AUTOCAD, and a Photo
Illustated Manual help guide modelers through the assembly process
Kit includes many Precision-Formed Scale Details, such as a Molded
Cowling and Canopy.
In the Air, the Giant F4U Delivers Scale Flying Performance, and its
Large Size makes it Easy to See and Appreciate.
IMAA (International Miniature Aircraft Association) Legal

INCLUDES

ABS Vacuum-Formed Cowl and Clear Canopy, Pushrods, Full-Scale Plans,
59 Page Photo-Illustrated Instruction Book, All Wood to complete
the kit, Decals, Fiberglass Tape and Hardware Package.

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: Gas 2.5-4.1 cu in (41-70cc)
Glow 2.1-2.8 cu in (35-45cc) (do not recommend 5 cyl radial)
Propeller: Specific to engine purchased, display prop in photo on box
is handmade for display only, for flying, a 2-bladed prop is
suggested because they are more efficient.
Engine Mount, 5" Spinner, Fuel Tank 32oz, Gas or Glow Fuel-
Tubing 36", Easy Filler Fuel Valve for Gas or Glow,
Radio: 6-7 Channel
Servos: 3 Standard
(1-throttle, 1-tailwheel steering, 1-for retracts)
7 High Torque (45 oz-in minimum)
(2-ailerons, 2-flaps, 2-elevator, 1-Rudder)
Y-Harness: 4 (1-ailerons,1-flaps,1-elevator,1-rudder/tailwh steering)
Servo Wire Extensions (24"): 2
Switch and Charge Mounting Set, Heavy-Duty Control Horns
Receiver Battery: 6V, 1200mAh
Retracts: Main (ROBQ1655) Tailwheel (ROBQ2230)
Covering: Five Plus 6 Foot Rolls
Fuelproof Paint: Top Flite LustreKote
Misc. Items: Two 5" Main Wheels, One 1" Tailwheel, " Thick
Foam Rubber Padding (HCAQ1050), Twenty-Nine Heavy-Duty Hinge Points
Sixteen #6 " Sheet Metal Screws (for mounting the retracts),
1/4 to 1/5 scale Pilot Figure, Building and Field Equipment.
A Pull-Pull Cable System for the Steerable Tailwheel

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 86.5" Wing Area: 1344.5 square inches
Fuselage Length: 67" Weight:(w/radio): 24-26 lbs
Wing Loading: 41-44.5 oz/ft Scale: 1/5.75
Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical Low-Wing (Gull-Style)
CG: 5-3/4" aft of LE inverted at fuse with gear DOWN.
Throws: HI RATE LO RATE Incidences:
Elev " each " each Stab 0
Rud 2" each Wing 0
Ail 1" each " each Engine: 0 down 3 right
Flaps 1" Washout: 2 at tip

COMMENTS

This kit can be fiberglassed or covered with film covering.
After-market parts (retracts, interior, pilot, etc.) are available.
See the optionals on the Accessory Completion Guide for these items.
Manual Recommends A 16-24oz Fuel Tank, Use A 32oz For Best Results.
The US 41 will be plenty of power for the giant Corsair. It is not as
impressive as a ST4500 but works quite well once broken in.
Decal sheet CSRGD01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
13" x 7" Blue & White stars and bars
9-1/8" x 5-1/8" Blue & White stars and bars
6-1/8" x 1" Yellow script Bayou Baby
2" Yellow boxing Bugs Bunny line art
5-7/8" x 2-5/8" Yellow 850
Two 1" x " Black 850
1-7/8" x " Black "Wild Hare Squadron"
3/8" White dot
6" x 1-5/8" Black & White instrument panel
3/16" black block letters:
No Step (4), No Push (6), Ammo 50 Cal. (3), Keep Clear (2),
Use Type D Starting Cartridge, Oil Filler Grade: 1100 12 US Gal
Marines 49850 F4U-1, Battery Compartment, Fuel 100/130 AN-F-28
178 US Gal, Attach APU Here, Pitot Tube Do Not Block, Servo
Access (2), 24V Input, Hydraulic Fluid Only, Ground Here,
Static Port, Sump Drain, Canopy Release, First Aid, CO2 Bleeder
Valve, Stow Tow Hook Here, Life Raft, Air Inlet, Tie-Down
Link (2), Inspection Access (3), Wing Lock (2), Tow Here (2),
Jack Point (2), Control Lock (2), Plane Captain Msgt. M Golema,
Mechanic 2CPO G Morenz.
Keep Clear (4), No Step (4), No Push (4), Tow Here (4), Jack
Point (2), Canopy Release (2), Inspection Access (4), Hydraulic
Fluid Only (2).
sdw 7/02
ENGINE MOUNTING: According to the plans it is 7-5/8 inches from the firewall
to the front of the thrust washer of the engine.
GX3/28/13

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
FLAPS AND RETRACTS ARE NOT OPTIONAL ON THIS KIT! THIS ACG IS SET UP FOR GAS USE. REQUIRES: ALL PRIMARY REQUIRED ITEMS, MISC. BUILDING AND FIELD EQUIPMENT, 2.1-2.8 GLOW OR 2.5-4.1 GAS ENGINE, 6 CHANNEL RADIO WITH 10 SERVOS, PNEUMATIC RETRACTS (NO FIXED GEAR AVAILABLE) AND 5 ROLLS COVERING.

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