Great Planes Edge 540T E-Performance Ser 3D ARF 49.5"

Tower Stock# LXVEL2  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1572
Great Planes Edge 540T E-Performance Ser 3D ARF 49.5
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly
ElectriFly Edge 540T Aerobatic Airplane.
This 50" class Edge 540T is part of the ElectriFly E-Performance Series.

FEATURES

Construction: Balsa and ply with prehinged ailerons and rudder and
airfoiled control surfaces, motor box preinstalled with blind nuts
providing perfect spacing for spinner backplate-no need for
measuring, cowl ring also preinstalled
Wings: Two piece with carbon fiber wing joiner
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Cowl: Prepainted fiberglass
Wheel Pants: Prepainted fiberglass
Landing Gear: Prepainted fiberglass
Wheels: Main-two foam 2-1/4" (57mm) diameter, tailwheel 3/4" (19mm)
diameter
Spinner: Plastic, white in color 2.25" (57mm) diameter
Hardware: Full set included
Building Time: Approximately 6-8 hours
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
date of purchase.

INCLUDES

ElectriFly ARF Edge 540T Aerobatic Airplane with fiberglass cowl,
wheel pants and landing gear, wheels, hardware and photo-
illustrated instruction manual

REQUIREMENTS

Radio: 4-5 channel
Servos: 4-micro
Y Harness: For aileron servos
12" (305mm) Extensions: Two
16" (406mm) Extensions: Two
Motor: Rimfire brushless outrunner 42-50-800kV, GPMG4700
Voltage Regulator: CSEM0005
45A ESC for Brushless Motors: GPMM1840
Battery: LiPo 2100mAh
Cell Balancer: For LiPo battery, GPMM3160
Battery Charger: LiPo compatible
Propeller: 13x8E for sport setup
12x6E for 3D setup

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 49.5" (1260mm)
Wing Area: 490 sq in (31.6 sq dm)
Weight: 3.25 - 3.5lb (1470 - 1590g)
Airfoil: Fully symmetrical, mid wing placement
Wing Loading: 15 - 16oz/sq ft (46 - 49g/sq dm)
Length: 48" (1220mm)
Center of Gravity: 2-13/16" (71mm) back from the leading edge of the
wing at the side of the fuselage

Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate 3D
Elevator: 1/2" (13mm) 8 3/4" (19mm) 12 2.5" (64mm) 42
Rudder: 2" (51mm) 17 3.5" (89mm) 30 5" (127mm) 45
Ailerons: 1/2" (13mm) 10 3/4" (19mm) 15 1-3/4" (44mm) 40

COMMENTS

Following are the MonoKote colors used on this model and stock
numbers for six foot rolls;
White TOPQ0204 Sky Blue TOPQ0206
Sapphire Blue TOPQ0226 Royal Blue TOPQ0221
Medium Purple TOPQ0225

jxs 7/24/08
JiM 11.20.08
ir/jxs

Resources
See Tower Catalog page 23.
Know Before You Fly
Easy RC: Airplanes
Review #2
Review #3
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