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Top Flite Contender Gold Edition Kit .40-.61,53.3"
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is a 30th Anniversary Gold Edition Contender .60 Sport Model Airplane.
This Kit is a Great 2nd or 3rd Kit for the Intermediate Modeler.

FEATURES

CAD-Designed Parts and Interlocking Construction Allow the Contender
to be Ready To Cover in 10-16 Hours, with Very Little Carving
or Shaping.
Comes with Lots of Premium-Quality Hardware, Including Rod-In-Tube
Pushrods and Wire Tricycle Landing Gear.
The Contender Flies Exceptionally Well with a .46 Engine, and the
Included, Adjustable Mount Accepts Any Engine in the Recommended
Range Up to a .61 size.
Dual Aileron Servos Deliver Swift, Sure Input to the Plane's
Lightweight, Built-Up Control Surfaces, for Amazing Authority when
Performing Precision Aerobatics.
D-Tube Wing Goes Together as One-Piece for Fast, Easy Assembly,
Without the Need for a Joiner or Center Joint.
Unique, Center-Flap Option Allows Fliers to Make Short "Carrier"
Landings and Wing Tips in "Gull Wing" Version see COMMENTS.
Concealed on the Bottom of the Fuselage, is a Handy Compartment that
Provides Easy Access to the Fuel Tank and Radio Gear.
Any Modeler with Intermediate Building Experience Can Enjoy This Kit.
Detailed, Vacuum Formed Canopy

INCLUDES

All Wood To Build The Kit, Full Size Rolled Plans, Photo Illustrated
Instruction Manual w/Reference Plans, Clear Canopy, CA Hinges,
Nylon Adjustable Engine Mount, Hardware Package, Decals.

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: .40-.61 2-stroke or .52-.70 4-stroke
Radio: (Without Flap) 4 Channel w/5 Standard Servos
(With Flap) 5 Channel w/6 Standard Servos
Servo Extensions: Two-12" or Three-12" If Flap Is Used
Y-Harness: 1
Covering: Two 6 Foot Rolls
Misc. Items: Propeller, 2" Main Wheels, 8-10oz Fuel Tank, Foam
Padding, Fuel Tubing, 2" Spinner, 2" Height 1/6th Scale Pilot,
Building and Field Equipment.

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 53.3" (1353mm)
Wing Area: 660 sq in (42.6 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 21-23oz/sq ft (64-70g/sq dm)
Weight: 6-6.5lbs (27210-2948g)
Length: 49.6" (1261mm)
Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical, Low-Wing
Center of Gravity: 3-3/16" Back from the Leading Edge of Wing.
Degrees Incidence:
Stabilizer +1
Wing +1
Control Throws Each Way: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: (Up & Down) 5/16" (7.9mm) 3/16" (4.8mm)
Rudder: (Left & Right) 1" (25.4mm) 5/8" (15.9mm)
Flaps: (Down) 1-3/4" (44mm)
Ailerons: (Up & Down) 5/8" (15.9mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
(Aileron Rate Should Be Measured At The Inboard End Of
The Aileron)

COMMENTS

Wing Tips: Optional "Gull Wing" Tips Can Built Into The Wing Using
The Included Wood, Templates and Building Instructions.
The Optional Wing Tips Give an Approximate 40 Upward Slant
That Eliminates a "Roll Coupling From Rudder". The Model Will Just
Yaw Upon Rudder Application, Without the Need to use
Opposite Aileron to Correct a Roll Couple.
Decal sheet CTD6D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
One 9" x 4" Red, White & Blue stars and bars
One 2" x 1" Black 2278
One 3-5/8" x 1" Black Navy
One 3-5/8" x 1" Black USAF
One 8-7/8" x 2" Black Navy
One 8-7/8" x 2" Black USAF
One 3-7/8" x 2-1/8" Red, White & Blue stars and bars
JAL 2/25/99
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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS AN ALL BALSA AND PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION KIT FOR INTERMEDIATE MODELERS. INCLUDES: ILLUSTRATED INSTRUCTIONS, PLANS, WIRE LANDING GEAR, CLEAR CANOPY, NYLON ADJUSTABLE ENGINE MOUNT, HARDWARE, DECALS AND CA HINGES. REQUIRES: 6 CH RADIO W/8 STANDARD SERVOS, OR 8-9 CH W/8 SERVOS FOR RETRACTS .46 CU IN (2-STROKE) ENGINE, BUILDING AND FIELD EQUIPMENT

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Two 6-Foot Rolls of Covering

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