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Top Flite Elder 40 Kit .40-.46,65"
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Balsa and Plywood
Top Flite Gold Edition Elder .40 Sport Scale Aerobatic Airplane Kit.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
The Elder 40's Legacy began in 1985, when it was first introduced by Top Flite.

FEATURES

Top Flite is bringing back the Classic Elder 40, with one major
distinction: Gold Edition CAD engineering.
An Ideal Second model, can be flight ready in just a few weekends.
Features assembly aids such as pre-shaped leading and trailing
edges and built-up wing tips.
Wings are one-piece, all wood with ailerons and plywood wing joiners.
Spacious radio compartment allow easy radio gear installation and
quick fuel tank access.
Open rear section of the fuselage, with its trusswork and gussets,
further exemplifies the planes vintage heritage.
Pre-formed, .12" (3mm) 2-piece wire landing gear provides excellent
ground handling
Wooden parts are included for creating the flying wire braces shown
on the box, used for attaching either elastic cord (not included)
or for added realism, metal wire with miniature turnbuckles.
Warranty: Top Flite Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase.

INCLUDES

One Glow Powered Top Flite Gold Edition Elder .40 Sport Scale Kit
with all wood to construct the airplane, pushrods, .12" (3mm)
prebent wire landing gear, thin wire to wrap landing gear, nylon
adjustable engine mount, hardware package, decals, photo-
illustrated instructions, full-size rolled plans.

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: .40-.46 (6.5-7.5cc) (2-stroke)
OR .52 (8.5cc)(4-stroke)
Muffler: Engine mounts inverted, if using 4-stroke, stock muffler
of engine will work fine.
Radio: 4-Channel
Servos: 4- 40 oz-in torque minimum (1-aileron, 1-elevator, 1-rudder,
1-throttle)
Servo Extension 6" (152mm) for ailerons
Covering: Four 6' rolls of MonoKote
Misc. Items: 10oz fuel tank, glow plug, " foam rubber padding
3' medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller depending on
selected engine, building hardware field equipment.

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 65" (1651mm)
Wing Area: 778sq in (50dm2)
Weight: 5.5-7.0lb (2495-3175kg)
Wing Loading: 16.3 - 20.7oz/sq ft (50-63g/dm2)
Length: 49.5" (1257mm)
Airfoil: Flat bottom
Center of Gravity: 3" (89mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
at the fuselage sides.
Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons: Up & Down " (6mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
Elevator: Up & Down 7/16" (11mm) 5/8" (16mm)
Rudder: Right & Left " (13mm) " (19mm)
Incidence-
Engine Down Thrust: 5
Engine Right thrust: 2
Wing: 0
Stabilizer: 0

COMMENTS

The model pictured on the box is covered in Off-White with thin
stripes of Red and Blue on the vertical stabilizer. To create the
color scheme on the box use:
two 6-foot rolls of Cream (TOPQ0212)
one 6-foot roll of Red (TOPQ0201)
one 6-foot roll of Insignia Blue (TOPQ0207)

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Decal sheet ELD4D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
Two 7" Blue, White & Red roundels
One 3-1/8" Blue, White & Red roundel
One 3" x 3" Black A
One 2-3/8" x 2" Black 33
One 2" x 1" ownership tag

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Email: airsupport@top-flite.com
Web Site: http://www.top-flite.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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Top Flite
3002 N. APOLLO DRIVE, SUITE #1
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61822

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS THE TOP FLITE ELDER .40 SPORT SCALE AEROBATIC AIRPLANE KIT. FEATURES: INTERLOCKING BALSA & PLY CONSTRUCTION, 2-PIECE WIRE LANDING GEAR WOODEN PARTS FOR FLYING WIRE BRACES, 1 PIECE WOOD WINGS W/BUILT-UP WING TIPS REQUIRES: .40-.46 (6.5-7.5CC) 2 STROKE OR .52 (8.5CC) 4 STROKE ENGINE, 4 CH RADIO, FUEL TANK, COVERING, BUILDING TOOLS, PROP, SPINNER, WHEELS, FUEL LINE

Other Required Primary Accessories
(Not included in the list of items below)
Four 6-Foot Rolls of Covering

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