Great Planes Matt Chapman Eagle 580 EP ARF 50"

Tower Stock# LXVUD6  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1573
Great Planes Matt Chapman Eagle 580 EP ARF 50
Notes from our tech department:
This is the electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly
ElectriFly Matt Chapman Eagle 580 Aerobatic Airplane.
This 50" class Eagle 580 is part of the ElectriFly E-Performance XLC
Extreme Light Concept Series.

FEATURES

Construction: Balsa and ply with 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
Canopy: Single, one-piece provides access to battery compartment and
attaches with magnets
Wheel Pants: Prepainted fiberglass
Landing Gear: Painted aluminum
Wheels: Main-two foam 2.5" (63mm) diameter, tailwheel 0.87" (22mm)
diameter
Decals: Die-cut, Embry-Riddle Eagle 580 color scheme
Spinner: Plastic, blue 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 Matt Chapman Eagle 580 Airplane with fiberglass cowl,
wheel pants and landing gear, wheels, hardware and photo-
illustrated instruction manual

REQUIREMENTS

Radio: 4-channel
Servos: 4-micro with 38 oz/in or more torque
Y Harness: For aileron servos
Extensions: Two 24" (610mm), two 12" (305mm), one 6" (152mm)
Motor: 42-50-800kV Rimfire Brushless Out-runner (GPMG4700)
45A ESC for Brushless Motor: GPMM1840
Battery: LiPo 2200mAh
Cell Balancer: For LiPo battery, GPMM3160
Battery Charger: LiPo compatible
Propeller: 13x8E

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 50" (1270mm)
Wing Area: 494 sq in (31.9 sq dm)
Weight: 3.25 - 3.5lb (1470 - 1590g)
Airfoil: Fully symmetrical, low wing placement
Wing Loading: 15 - 16oz/sq ft (46 - 49g/sq dm)
Length: 47.75" (1215mm)
Center of Gravity: 3.25" (83mm) back from the leading edge of the
wing at the side of the fuselage

Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate 3D
Elevator: 3/4" (19mm) 12 1" (25mm) 17 2-3/4" (70mm) 52
Rudder: 1" (25mm) 10 1-1/2" (38mm) 15 4" (102mm) 44
Ailerons: 3/8" (10mm) 7 5/8" (19mm) 13 1-1/2" (38mm) 31

COMMENTS

Following are the MonoKote colors used on this model and stock
numbers for six foot rolls;
Cub Yellow TOPQ0220 Black TOPQ0208
Insignia Blue TOPQ0207 Missle Red TOPQ0201
Orange TOPQ0202 Jet White TOPQ0204

jxs 10/27/08
ir/jxs

Resources
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