This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,|
IMAA legal Top Flite Cessna 310 Twin Engine Scale Airplane.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
This model is close to a 1/5 scale (18.2%).
Construction: Wood construction wing with fiberglass fuselage, wing
tip tanks and nacelles
Wings: Prebuilt wing halves slide onto an aluminum wing joiner and
bolt to the fuselage
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote, color scheme consists
of White (TOPQ0204), Sky Blue (TOPQ0206) and Insignia Blue
Radio Compartment: Factory installed, plywood construction
Nacelles: Factory painted, fiberglass construction
Lighting System: Nose, tip tanks and tail surface lights are factory
installed and wired with Futaba J style connectors
Cockpit: The included cockpit interior with pilot bust hides the
internal structure and radio gear
Carefully engineered engine thrust keeps the model controllable even
if one engine quits during a flight
Landing Gear: Fixed .20" (5mm) diameter wire type (optional scale
Robart retractable landing gear available separately - ROBQ1623)
Wheels: 2.75" (70mm) diameter nose and 3.5" (90mm) diameter main
Engine Mounts: Two nylon adjustable Great Planes 40-70 - GPMG1061
Pilot Bust: Factory decorated (4.4" wide 2.2" deep and 4.4" tall)
Aileron Control: Twin servo
Flap Control: Twin servo
Spinners: Two 2.5" (64mm) diameter aluminum construction
Fuel Tank: Two 14oz (420cc) dimensions are 5.5" x 2.8" x 2.15"
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 30-45 hours.
Warranty: Top Flite Models guarantees this kit free from defects
in material and workmanship at the date of purchase. Warranty
does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent main landing gear, cockpit interior, lighting system, 2
main wheels, 1 nose wheel, 2 engine mounts, 2 14oz fuel tanks,
2 2.5" aluminum spinners, wood servo trays, wing joiners, hardware
package and photo-illustrated instructions.
Engines: Two .46 - .51 cu in (7.5 - 8.5 cc) 2-stroke, the O.S. .46 AX
and the Bisson Pitts muffler is a good choice to keep everything
hidden under the nacelles
.70 to .80 cu in (11.5 - 13.1 cc) 4-stroke can be used but will
require extensive modification to the cowl
Muffler: Bisson Pitts - BISG4046 (engine is side mounted)
Radio: 6-channel minimum, 8-or 9-ch for retracts
Servos: Six 54 oz-in (2 flaps, 2 ailerons, 1 rudder and 1 elevator)
Two 40 oz-in (2 throttle)
One 40oz-in servo if you are installing the retracts
12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Four
24" (610mm) Extensions: Two
Misc. Items: Glow plugs, ¼" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing
fuel filter, propellers, building and field equipment.
Wingspan: 81" (2057mm)
Wing Area: 914 sq in (58.9 sq dm)
Weight: 17 - 20lb (7771 - 9072g)
Wing Loading: 43 - 50oz/sq ft (131 - 153g/sq dm)
Length: 66" (1680mm)
Center of Gravity: 3.42" (87mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 5/8" (25mm) 3/8" (19mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1½" (38mm) 1" (25mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down ¾" (19mm) - ½" (13mm)
Engine: 2° down, 4° outboard thrust
To install Robart Tri Gear Landing Gear setup order,
Cessna 310 Tri Gear Set ROBQ1623
Standard Air Control Kit ROBQ2302
10' Pressure Tubing ROBQ2369
Air Line Quick Disconnects ROBQ2395
If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz
tank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.
updt jxs 11/17/09