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Great Planes Super Skybolt Bipe ARF .60-.75,57"
 
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LXLUT7
Retail Price
449.99
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$329.97
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,
Great Planes Super Skybolt Aerobatic Scale Airplane.
For Experienced to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.

FEATURES

Construction: Balsa and plywood
Wings: Balsa and plywood
Struts: Constructed of wood with simple thumbscrew wing attachment
system that eliminates brackets
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote, see COMMENTS
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible under lower wing
Cowling: Painted and constructed of fiberglass
Wheel Pants: Painted and constructed of fiberglass
Canopy: Constructed of molded plastic and tinted brown
Landing Gear: Main; pre-formed aluminum .098" (2.5mm) thick
tailwheel wire; .079" (2mm) diameter
Wheels: Foam, two main 2.75" (70mm) diameter, one 1" (26mm) tailwheel
Aileron Control: Dual servo in bottom wing half
Spinner: Aluminum 2.5" (64mm) diameter
Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc)
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite construction
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 12 - 15 hours.
Warranty Period: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees
this kit free from defects in both material and workmanship at date
of purchase. The warranty does not cover any component parts
damaged by use or modification.

INCLUDES

Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
.098" (2.5mm) pre-bent landing gear, .079" (2mm) tailwheel wire,
2.75" (70mm) main wheels, .079" (2mm) tailwheel, adjustable
engine mount, 14.2oz (420cc) fuel tank, 2.5" (64mm) spinner plywood
servo trays and wing joiners, wing and cabane struts, hardware
package, decal sheet and illustrated instructions

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: .60-.75 cu in (10-13 cc) 2-stroke
OR .70 -.91 cu in (11.5-15 cc) 4-stroke
Muffler: Pitts type for 2-stroke or stock muffler supplied with
4-stroke
Radio: 4-Channel
Servos: 5-Standard (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
6" (152mm) Servo Extensions:
Y-Harness: One, for aileron servos
Misc. Items: Glow plug, " foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 57" (1450mm)
Wing Area: 924 sq in (60 sq dm)
Weight: 7.7lb (3490g)
Wing Loading: 19.2 oz/sq ft (59 g/sq dm)
Length: 53" (1345mm)
Airfoil: Fully symmetrical
Center of Gravity: 4-5/8" (118mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 1" (25mm) 5/8" (16mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 3" (76mm) 1-1/2" (38mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 5/8" (16mm) 3/8" (10mm)

COMMENTS

Pilot shown inside the plane is not included.

Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used on this model and
order numbers for six foot rolls;
Metallic Blue TOPQ0402 Metallic Gold TOPQ0404
True Red TOPQ0227 White TOPQ0204

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz
Flextank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

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updt jxs 11/16/09

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS THE GREAT PLANES SUPER SKYBOLT AEROBATIC BIPLANE. FEATURES: ALL WOOD CONSTRUCTION, FIBERGLASS COWL & WHEEL PANTS, TOP FLITE MONOKOTE COVERED, STRUTS WITH THUMBSCREW ATTACHMENTS REQUIRES: 4-CHANNEL W/5 STANDARD SERVOS, .60-.75 2 STROKE OR .70-.91 4 STROKE ENGINE, CA & EPOXY GLUES, PROPELLER, FUEL, TOOLS & FIELD EQUIPMENT

Accessories for the Great Planes Super Skybolt Bipe ARF .60-.75,57"

Primary Accessories Radio & Engine Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories
 
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 LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set
Qty Discount Available
3.89   In Stock
 LXK129 Great Planes Silicone Fuel Tubing Standard 3'
Qty Discount Available
2.99   In Stock
 LXK134 Great Planes Ultra Precision Fuel Filter
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3.79   In Stock
 LXK135 Great Planes Easy Fueler Valve Glow
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13.99   In Stock
 LXL430 Hobbico Latex Foam Rubber 1/4"
Qty Discount Available
3.99   In Stock
 LXHY33 Top Flite 12x8 Power Point Propeller
Qty Discount Available
3.49   In Stock
 LXRXC4 Tower Hobbies TOWER Power 10% Airplane Fuel Quart
Qty Discount Available
9.19   In Stock
 LXJC78 Tower Hobbies #64 Rubber Bands 1/4 lb (Approx. 100)
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2.79   In Stock
Subtotal for this Group of Accessories: 44.12  
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Primary Accessories Radio & Engine Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories

 
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