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Great Planes U-Can-Do SF 3D GP/EP ARF 59"
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This is the Glow or Electric Powered, Radio Controlled, ARF,
U-Can-Do SF .55-.82 Sport Aerobatic Airplane from Great Planes.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: One-piece lightweight dual tapered with removable SFGs (Side
Force Generators), that are wing tip extensions which increase
airflow over the ailerons stabilizing the aircraft in all flight
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Cowl: Molded fiberglass
Landing Gear: One-piece prebent aluminum with 2-1/4" (56mm) main
wheels, and 1" (25.4mm) tail wheel
Wheel Pants: Molded fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 9oz (270cc)
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite
Motor Mount: Plywood
Spinner: 2" (51mm) yellow plastic
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 parts
damaged by use or modification.


U-Can-Do SF .55-.82 Sport Airplane, left and right SFGs, Fuel Tank,
Engine Mount, Motor Mount, Spinner, Landing Gear


Radio: 4-channel, standard size receiver
Servos: Five with a minimum of 72 oz/in torque
12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Two for aileron servos
24" (610mm) Servo Extensions: Three for tail servos
Y-Harness: To connect aileron servos to the receiver
Receiver Battery: 4.8V NiMH if using brushless motor OR
4.8V NiMH or 6.6V LiFe if using glow engine
Electric Power;
Motor: RimFire 80 (50-55-500) Outrunner Brushless*
*A battery lead extension is recommended if installing a brushless
motor. Stock numbers needed to make the extension are as follows;
WSDM3010, Dean's Female Ultra Plug with Pigtail
WSDM1302, Dean's Male Ultra Plug
ESC: 60A
6" (152mm) Extension: For ESC

Glow Power;
Engine: .55 - .65 cu in (9 -10.5cc) 2-stroke glow, OR
.82 cu in (13.5cc) 4-stroke engine
Standard torque servo for throttle
Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 59" (1500mm)
Length: 58" (1475mm)
Weight: 6.5 - 7.25 lb (2950 - 3290g)
Wing Area: 912 sq in (58.8 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 16 - 18 oz/sq ft (49 - 55 g/sq dm)
Airfoil: Fully symmetrical
Center of Gravity (CG): 5-1/2" (140mm) back from the leading edge of
the wing at the fuselage side
Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this
model and order numbers for six foot rolls;
Yellow, TOPQ0203
Metallic Blue, TOPQ0402
Jet White, TOPQ0204
Black, TOPQ0208

Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate 3D
Elevator 3/4" (19mm) 11° 1" (25mm) 15° 2-5/16" (59mm)36°
Rudder 1-1/8" (29mm) 10° 2-1/2" (64mm) 23° 4" (102mm) 39°
Ailerons 5/8" (16mm) 8° 15/16" (24mm) 12° 1-1/2" (38mm) 20°

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This is the ARF Great Planes U-Can-Do SF .55-.82 Sport Airplane. FEATURES: 1-pc wing w/side force generators, fiberglass cowl & wheel pants, engine & motor mounts, spinner, foam wheels REQUIRES: 4-ch radio, servos, extensions, Y-harness, brushless motor, battery, charger OR 2 or 4-stroke engine & fuel, bldg & field equip.

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