This is a 30th Anniversary Gold Edition Contender .60 Sport Model Airplane.
This Kit is a Great 2nd or 3rd Kit for the Intermediate Modeler.
FEATURES: CAD-Designed Parts and Interlocking Construction Allow the Contender
to be Ready To Cover in 10-16 Hours, with Very Little Carving
Comes with Lots of Premium-Quality Hardware, Including Rod-In-Tube
Pushrods and Wire Tricycle Landing Gear.
The Contender Flies Exceptionally Well with a .46 Engine, and the
Included, Adjustable Mount Accepts Any Engine in the Recommended
Range Up to a .61 size.
Dual Aileron Servos Deliver Swift, Sure Input to the Plane's
Lightweight, Built-Up Control Surfaces, for Amazing Authority when
Performing Precision Aerobatics.
D-Tube Wing Goes Together as One-Piece for Fast, Easy Assembly,
Without the Need for a Joiner or Center Joint.
Unique, Center-Flap Option Allows Fliers to Make Short "Carrier"
Landings and Wing Tips in "Gull Wing" Version see COMMENTS.
Concealed on the Bottom of the Fuselage, is a Handy Compartment that
Provides Easy Access to the Fuel Tank and Radio Gear.
Any Modeler with Intermediate Building Experience Can Enjoy This Kit.
Detailed, Vacuum Formed Canopy
INCLUDES: All Wood To Build The Kit, Full Size Rolled Plans, Photo Illustrated
Instruction Manual w/Reference Plans, Clear Canopy, CA Hinges,
Nylon Adjustable Engine Mount, Hardware Package, Decals.
REQUIRES: Engine: .40-.61 2-stroke or .52-.70 4-stroke
Radio: (Without Flap) 4 Channel w/5 Standard Servos
(With Flap) 5 Channel w/6 Standard Servos
Servo Extensions: Two-12" or Three-12" If Flap Is Used
Covering: Two 6 Foot Rolls
Misc. Items: Propeller, 2½" Main Wheels, 8-10oz Fuel Tank, Foam
Padding, Fuel Tubing, 2½" Spinner, 2" Height 1/6th Scale Pilot,
Building and Field Equipment.
SPECS: Wingspan: 53.3" (1353mm)
Wing Area: 660 sq in (42.6 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 21-23oz/sq ft (64-70g/sq dm)
Weight: 6-6.5lbs (27210-2948g)
Length: 49.6" (1261mm)
Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical, Low-Wing
Center of Gravity: 3-3/16" Back from the Leading Edge of Wing.
Control Throws Each Way: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: (Up & Down) 5/16" (7.9mm) 3/16" (4.8mm)
Rudder: (Left & Right) 1" (25.4mm) 5/8" (15.9mm)
Flaps: (Down) 1-3/4" (44mm)
Ailerons: (Up & Down) 5/8" (15.9mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
(Aileron Rate Should Be Measured At The Inboard End Of
COMMENTS: Wing Tips: Optional "Gull Wing" Tips Can Built Into The Wing Using
The Included Wood, Templates and Building Instructions.
The Optional Wing Tips Give an Approximate 40° Upward Slant
That Eliminates a "Roll Coupling From Rudder". The Model Will Just
Yaw Upon Rudder Application, Without the Need to use
Opposite Aileron to Correct a Roll Couple.
Decal sheet CTD6D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
One 9" x 4½" Red, White & Blue stars and bars
One 2½" x 1" Black 2278
One 3-5/8" x 1" Black Navy
One 3-5/8" x 1" Black USAF
One 8-7/8" x 2½" Black Navy
One 8-7/8" x 2½" Black USAF
One 3-7/8" x 2-1/8" Red, White & Blue stars and bars