Construction: Balsa and plywood.
Wings: One-piece all wood, attaches to fuselage with two ¼-20 nylon
wing bolts (included). Fully symmetrical, mid-wing placement.
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote. Color scheme is White
with swirls of Red, Dark Blue, and Yellow on the tail and wing
sections. Bottom of wing is large Blue and White checkerboard
Cowling: Pre-painted White fiberglass-reinforced cowl and wheel pants
Canopy: Single, clear plastic.
Landing Gear: .12" (3mm) thick pre-formed aluminum.
Dual Aileron Servos: Standard size with at least 50 oz-in torque.
Building Time: Ready to fly in as little as six to eight hours.
Warranty Period: Great Planes guarantees this kit to be free from
defects in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase.
This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent .12" (3mm) main landing gear, .08" (2mm) tailwheel wire,
2¼" (57mm) main wheels, 1" (25mm) tailwheel, nylon adjustable
engine mount, 8oz (270cc) fuel tank, 2" (51mm) red spinner,
plywood servo trays, hardware package, decals, and
Engine: .32 -.50 (5-8cc) (2-stroke)
OR .52 -.70 (8-11cc) (4-stroke)
NOTE: For maximum 3D aerobatic performance, choose an engine in the
upper power range.
Muffler: Stock type supplied with engine. Engine mounts in inverted
Radio: Four channel minimum, Six channel computerized radio
recommended for maximum flexibility and performance.
Servos: Standard size 2 ball bearing-Aileron, 2 ball bearing-Elevator
1 high torque-Rudder, 1 standard-Throttle.
Servo Extensions: Two 6" (152mm) for ailerons and one 24" (610mm) for
rudder and two 24" for elevator.
Y-Harness: One, for aileron servos, unless using computer radio.
Servo reversing y-harness for elevator servos unless using comp radio
Misc. Items: Glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.
Wingspan: 56.75" (1441mm)
Wing Area: 904 sq in (58.3 sq dm)
Weight: 5 - 5lbs 10oz (2268-2551g)
Wing Loading: 12.7-14.3 oz/sq ft (39-44 g/dm2)
Engine: 1.5° down, 2° right
Length: 58.5" (1486mm)
Airfoil: Fully-symmetrical mid-wing
Center of Gravity: 4¾" (120mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Elevator: High Rate(3D) Up & Down 2¼" (57mm) Low Rate 1" (25.4mm)
Rudder: High Rate(3D) Right & Left 3½" (89mm) Low Rate 1½" (38mm)
Ailerons: High Rate(3D) Up & Down 2½" (63.5mm) Low Rate 1¼" (32mm)
The U-Can-Do 3D is covered with the following MonoKote colors:
Jet White (TOPQ0204) True Red (TOPQ0227)
Insignia Blue (TOPQ0207) Cub Yellow (TOPQ0220)
If a replacement fuel tank is needed, an 8oz (240cc) tank like
SULQ1439 can be used. Some minor modification may be needed as this
is not the exact shape of the original tank
updt jxs 6/16/03
updt jxs 10/16/04
MonoKote colors checked & matched updated tjt 022305