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Great Planes - GPMA1047   735557010478 0735557010478
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GPMA1047
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Great Planes Spirit Elite ARF 78.5"
 
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Great Planes Spirit Elite ARF 78.5"
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Stock Number
LXAVR0
Stock Status
Discontinued
   
 

Tech Notes
 
NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
       This is a 2-Meter Class Spirit Elite ARF Sailplane from Great Planes.
       The Elite Makes A Fine First Sailplane For Experienced R/C Pilots
             Wanting Casual Soaring Or Even Competition Flying.

FEATURES: Interlocking Assembly, with Basswood Spars For Strength. I-Beam Spar and D-Tube Construction. Durable, gel-coated white Fiberglass Fuselage. New Selig/Ashok Gopalarathnam SA7035 Airfoil, Which Blends Into A SA7036 Airfoil At The Tips For Better Stability and Lift. Two-Piece, Bolt-On Wing Features A Plywood/Aluminum Joiner For Extra Strength To Handle Hi-Starts and Winch Launches. Covered in Top Flite MonoKote Control Surfaces Allow Modelers With A 6-Channel Computer Radio To Easily Perform Crow Mixing Functions To Lower Flaps, Raise Ailerons And Slow Down Quickly For Spot Landings, As Well As To "Zoom" Quickly From Thermal To Thermal. Generous Package Of High-Quality Great Planes Hardware Is Included.

INCLUDES: Pre-built wing and fuse, Vacuum-Formed Canopy, Hardware Package, Illustrated Instruction Manual,

REQUIRES: Radio: 4-6 Channel (5 Channels Required For Crow Mixing) (A Computer Radio w/Mixing Is Highly Recommended For Full Functions) Servos: 6 Mini or Micro Servos (standard torque is fine) Hi-Start or other Launching Device 1/4" Thick Foam Padding for Radio Equipment

SPECS: Wingspan: 78.5" (1995mm) Wing Area: 645 sq/in (41.6dm2) Wing Loading: 10.3-10.7oz/sq ft (31-33g/dm2) Weight: 46-48oz (1300-1360g) Length: 46 in (1168mm) Center of Gravity: 3-1/4" (82mm) back from the leading edge. Control Surface Throws: Elevator: 1/2" up 1/2" down Rudder: 2" right 2" left Flaps: 1-3/8" down Ailerons: 3/4" up 3/8" down

COMMENTS: Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model and order numbers for six foot rolls; Sapphire Blue TOPQ0226 Dark Teal TOPQ0223 Sky Blue TOPQ0206

kh3-29-02 covering info updt jxs 10/21/08

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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
SPIRIT ELITE ARF W/FIBERGLASS FUSE, BALSA & PLYWOOD INCLUDES: PREBUILT SAILPLANE, HARDWARE & PUSHRODS, DECALS, AND INSTRUCTION BOOK REQUIRES: 4 CH RADIO (6 CH RADIO RECOMMENDED FOR FULLY FUNCTIONAL KIT), HI-START, AND FIELD EQUIPMENT. KIT IS COVERED IN TOP FLITE MONOKOTE SAPPHIRE BLUE, DARK TEAL AND SKY BLUE

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 LXH446 Futaba Servo Extension 9" J
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 LXL430 Hobbico Latex Foam Rubber 1/4"
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 LXDGME Tactic Y-Harness 20" Futaba J
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 LXUK83 Tower Hobbies TS-10 Micro Servo U
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