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Great Planes - GPMA0180   735557001803 0735557001803
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Great Planes RV-4 .40 Sport Kit .40-.52,54.65"
 
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Great Planes RV-4 .40 Sport Kit .40-.52,54.65"
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
         This is a Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Balsa and Plywood
          Great Planes RV-4 .40 Sport Scale Aerobatic Airplane Kit.
                for intermediate to advanced modeler/fliers.
     Recommended for modelers who have had trainer airplane experience and
                 also have mastered flying low wing planes.

FEATURES: Easy interlocking balsa and plywood construction, with built-in thrust angles and a wing that assembles flat on die-cut tabs. Wings are one-piece, all wood Spacious radio compartment allow easy radio gear installation and quick fuel tank access. White ABS plastic cowling and wheel pants. Crystal-clear butyrate canopy. Cockpit features a triangle roll-over bar and tandem instrument panels. Fixed, pre-formed aluminum main landing gear. Dual aileron servos for precision and authority. The wing can be built with or without flaps. The kit slows well for easy landings either way. Generous package of Great Planes hardware includes rod-in-tube pushrods for smooth control surface operation. Reinforced nylon Adjustable Engine Mount fits any 2- or 4-stroke engine within the recommended range. Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.

INCLUDES: All wood to construct the airplane, pushrods, prebent aluminum main landing gear, 3/32" tailwheel wire, nylon adjustable engine mount, hardware package, ABS plastic cowling and wheel pants, clear canopy, decals, photo-illustrated instructions, full-size rolled plans.

REQUIRES: Engine: .40-.52 (6.5-8.5cc) (2-stroke) OR .48-.70 (8.0-11.5cc)(4-stroke) Muffler: Pitts-Style is recommended so that the muffler will be concealed inside of the cowling. Radio: 4-5 channel (5-channel with 7 servos for optional flaps) Servos: 5-7 40 oz-in torque minimum (2-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle) (2-for optional flaps) Servo extension 6": 4 (for flaps and receiver) Servo extension 12": 2 (for ailerons) Y-harness: (1-for aileron servos) (1-for optional flap servos) Misc. Items: (2) 2" main wheels, (1) 1" tailwheel, 2" spinner 10 oz fuel tank, glow plug, " foam rubber padding, 3' medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.

SPECS: Wingspan: 54.65" (1388mm) Wing Area: 631.6 sq in (40.8 sq dm) Weight: 5.75 - 6.25 lb (2.6-2.8 kg) Wing Loading: 20.9 - 22.8 oz/sq ft (64.1 - 69.7 g/sq dm) Length: 49.6" (1260mm) Airfoil: semi-symmetrical, Low-Wing, Selig 8036 Center of gravity: 3" (95mm) back from the wing's leading edge at the fuselage sides. Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: Up & Down " (13mm) " (19mm) Elevator: Up & Down " (7mm) 5/8" (16mm) Rudder: Right & Left 7/8" (22mm) 1-1/16" (27mm) Flaps: Down " (13mm) 1" (25mm) Incidence- Engine down thrust: 2 Wing: positive 2 Stabilizer: 0

COMMENTS: The pilot shown inside the plane is not included. The covering scheme used on the pictured kit was 2 rolls MonoKote White (TOPQ0204), 1 roll Black (TOPQ0208), 1 roll Royal Blue (TOPQ0221) and 1 roll Aluminum (TOPQ0205) Aluminum and Royal Blue Stripes. Decal sheet RV44D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes: 17-3/8" x 3-1/8" Black N-0711E Two 2-1/2" x 7/16" Black N-0711E Two 2-5/8" x 5/8" Red and Black Great Planes logos 11-1/4" x 2-3/4" Blue RV-4 3-5/8" x 1-3/8" instrument panel 3-3/4" x 3/4" instrument panel 2-3/8" x 1-3/4" ownership tag with clear frame JAL 5/21/01 ir/jl sdw 02 updt jxs 9/23/04

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS A RV-4 .40 R/C, GLOW POWERED, BALSA AND PLYWOOD AEROBATIC AIRPLANE. INCLUDES: ALL WOOD TO BUILD KIT, CLEAR CANOPY, HARDWARE, PLANS, INSTRUCTIONS, ABS PLASTIC COWLING AND WHEEL PANTS, ENGINE MOUNT, ALUMINUM MAIN GEAR REQUIRES: 4-5 CH RADIO W/5-7 SERVOS, .40-.52(2-STROKE) OR .48-.70(4-STROKE) ENGINE, GLOW PLUG, PROP, FUEL, FUEL TUBING, Y-HARNESS, BUILDING & FIELD EQUIP.

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5.99   In Stock
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 LXFU71 Sullivan Slant Flextank 10 oz
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 LXJA89 Tower Hobbies TOWER Power Glow Plug
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