Great Planes Giant Big Stik ARF 1.2-1.6,80.5"

Tower Stock# LXKJY0  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1224
Great Planes Giant Big Stik ARF 1.2-1.6,80.5
Notes from our tech department:
This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost Ready-to-Fly,
Great Planes Giant Big Stik 1.60 sport airplane.
IMAA Legal.
Recommended for modelers with trainer airplane experience.
Ideal for learning sport aerobatics or first giant scale flight airplane.


Construction: All balsa and plywood
Wings: One piece, all wood, held to fuselage with two included 1/4-
20 wing bolts, wing halves slide together onto an aluminum joiner
Covering: Factory applied adhesive backed MonoKote. Color scheme is
Red with the Maltese Cross in Black set against a White background
on the wings, tail section, and top of the fuselage behind the
wing. For stock numbers of covering used, see COMMENTS
Radio Compartment: Easily accessible under wing, plywood reinforced
Landing Gear: Pre-formed aluminum .16" (4mm) thick main gear, with
0.20" (5mm) diameter nose gear wire, .10" (2.5mm) diameter tail
Instructions included for installing taildragger landing gear
(used with most gasoline powered planes) or tricycle style which
provides easier ground control with a steerable nose wheel
Engine Mount: Composite construction, adjustable
Fuel Tank: Approximately 14oz (420cc) for use with glow fuel only, if
using with gasoline engine a Sullivan Conversion Kit (SULQ2684),
Dubro Fuel Line Barbs (DUBQ0670), and Gasoline Fuel Tubing
(GPMQ4135) must be used
Wheels: Three 3.5" (89mm) foam, one 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
Aileron Control: Dual servo. Plane is intended to be flown with flaps
using at least a 5-channel radio. If a 4-channel radio is used, the
flaps must be linked to the aileron servos using Y-harnesses
resulting in all 4 control surfaces functioning as ailerons
Building Time: Ready to fly in 10-15 hours
Warranty Period: Great Planes Model Manufacturing guarantees this kit
free from defects in material and workmanship at date of purchase.
This warranty does not cover any components damaged by use or


One Great Planes ARF 1.60 size Giant Big Stik Sport Airplane
with pre-built and covered wings fuselage and tail assemblies,
pushrods, pre-bent main landing gear, two main wheels, one
tailwheel, one nose gear wheel, nylon adjustable engine mount,
16oz (480cc) fuel tank, plywood servo trays and wing joiners,
hardware package, wing joiner tube, and photo-illustrated


Engine: 1.20-1.60 cu in (20-26cc) 2-stroke
OR 1.20-1.80 cu in (20-29cc) 4-stroke
OR 1.5-2.1 cu in (25-35cc) gasoline
Muffler: Supplied with engine, engine mounts at 90 angle
Radio: 4-5ch (at least 5-ch recommended)
Spinner: 2" (70mm)
Receiver Pack: Minimum 1000mAh
Servos: 7-8 standard size with at least 50 oz-in for flaps and
ailerons, elevator and rudder servos should have 70 oz-in of
36" (910mm) Servo Extensions: Two for elevator and rudder
24" (610mm) Servo Extensions: Two for ailerons
6" (150mm) Servo Extensions: Two for flaps
Y-Harness: Two for flap and aileron servos
Misc. Items: Glow plug, " foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


Wingspan: 80.5" (2045mm)
Wing Area: 1520sq in (98sq dm)
Weight: 13 - 15lbs (5.9 - 6.8kg)
Wing Loading: 20 - 23 oz/sq ft (61 - 70 g/sq dm)
Length: 74.5" (1892mm)
Airfoil: Fully symmetrical
Center of Gravity: 5-7/8"(150mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
Elevator: Up & Down " (12.7mm) " (19mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1" (38mm) 3" (76mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 1" (25mm) 1" (32mm)
Flaps: 13/16" (21mm) half, 1-5/8" (42mm) full

Note-The CG and Elevator throw figures are incorrect in the manual-
the above measurements are correct.


Following are the MonoKote colors used on this model and stock
numbers for six foot rolls,
True Red TOPQ0227
Black TOPQ0208
White TOPQ0204

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 16oz
Flextank (SULQ1743), or the DuBro 16oz tank (DUBQ0216).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

jxs 6/21/05
updt jxs 11/16/09

See Tower Catalog page 35.
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