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Great Planes - GPMA1431   735557014315 0735557014315
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Great Planes Christen Eagle GP/EP ARF 42.5"
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is the radio controlled, electric or glow powered, almost ready to fly
Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 Biplane.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modelers.

FEATURES

Construction: Balsa and ply
Wings: One-piece, with innovative interplane struts for simple and
and quick assembly and teardown
Aileron Control: Dual servo, bottom wing, top wing ailerons can be
made functional with two more servos and four 12" servo extensions
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite construction
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Canopy: Tinted brown, with painted pilot bust
Landing Gear: Two piece
Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
Wheels: Foam, Main 2.5" (63.5mm) diameter, tailwheel 1" (25.4mm)
Fuel Tank: 14oz (420cc)
Spinner: White plastic, 2" (51mm) diameter
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component
parts damaged by use or modification.

INCLUDES

Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 ARF Biplane with Landing Gear, Wheels
Wheel Pants, Pilot Bust, Spinner, Hardware and Instruction Manual

REQUIREMENTS

Radio: At least 4-channel
Servos: 2-3 standard and 2-4 micro
6" (152mm) Dual Servo Extensions: One
12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Two for bottom wing aileron servos,
four more for optional top wing servos
Y-Harness: If using a radio without mixing functions-one for bottom
wing ailerons, two if installing top wing aileron sesrvos

Glow Power-
Engine: 2-stroke .46-.55 cu in , OR .70-.72 4-stroke cu in
Servo: Standard ball bearing for throttle
Glow Fuel and Propeller OR

Electric Power-
Outrunner Brushless Motor: 42-60-480
ESC: 60A, brushless compatible
Batteries: Two 11.1V 3350mAh balanced 30C LiPo packs
Adapter: ElectriFly 2 to 1 adapter with Deans Ultra Plug Connector
Propeller: 13x10 electric
6" (150mm) Servo Extension: One for receiver pack

SPECIFICATIONS

Top Wingspan: 42.5" (1080mm)
Bottom Wingspan: 40" (1015mm)
Wing Area: 441inē (28.4dmē)
Weight: 5.75-6.25lb (2610-2830g)
Wing Loading: 30-33 oz/ftē (92-101 g/dmē)
Length: 39.5" (1005mm)
Center of Gravity: 3-15/16" (100mm) back from the center of the top
wing at the leading edge
Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate
Elevator, Up/Down: 7/16" (11mm) 11° 5/8" (16mm) 15°
Rudder, Right/Left: 1/2" (13mm) 9° 1-1/8" (29mm) 20°
Ailerons, Up/Down: 5/16" (8mm) 14° 7/16" (11mm) 20°

COMMENTS

Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model
and order numbers for 6' rolls;
White, TOPQ0204 Orange, TOPQ0202
Sapphire, TOPQ0226 True Red, TOPQ0227
Yellow, TOPQ0203

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, the Du-Bro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214
or the Sullivan 14oz flextank (SULQ1742) can be used. Some
trimming and modification may be required.
UPGX4/24/13
INCEIDENCES: Stab at -2, Bottom Wing 0, Top Wing -1. jxs 06/14/11
Motor is 2 degrees right and 2.5 down ir/jxs

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

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
This is the glow or electric powered Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 Biplane. FEATURES: Covered in Top Flite MonoKote, one-piece wings w/interplane struts, painted pilot bust, 2-pc engine mount, fiberglass wheel pants & cowl REQUIRES: 2-stroke .46-.55 2-stroke OR .70-.72 4-stroke engine OR brushless motor, 4+ch radio, servos, 2 LiPo batteries, bldg & field equip.

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 LXZL01 APC 13x10 Thin Electric Propeller
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4.69   In Stock
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 LXXLV1 FlightPower LiPo EONX 30 3S 11.1V 3350mAh 30C
Accessories Needed Possible Substitutions
69.98   Order Pending
 LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set
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3.89   In Stock
 LXKAU0 Great Planes PolyCharge4 DC 4 Output LiPo Charger
Accessories Needed Qty Discount Available
94.99   In Stock
 LXNKY9 Great Planes Series Deans U 2 to 1 Adapter
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8.99   In Stock
 LXMGS7 Great Planes ElectriFly Equinox LiPo Cell Balancer
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34.99   Mid Aug
 LXSEK5 Great Planes ElectriFly Eqx 3S Hi-Power Adapters FP (3)
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14.99   In Stock
 LXCUJR HPI Racing Plazma Pouch Lipo Safe Case Black
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27.99   In Stock
Subtotal for this Group of Accessories: 330.49  
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