Great Planes Avistar Elite RTF 62.5"

Tower Stock# GPMA1605  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1605
Great Planes Avistar Elite RTF 62.5
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Ready to Fly
Avistar Elite from Great Planes.
Ideal step up from a flat bottom wing trainer,
or suitable as a first airplane with the help of an instructor.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: Two-piece with aluminum joiner tube, optional flaps
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Fuel Tank: Approximately 8oz (240cc)
Radio: Tactic TTX600 6-channel 2.4GHz, with trainer system and five
standard servos
Engine: O.S. .46AXII AB with muffler
Engine Mount: Aluminum with with rubber isolation boots
Propeller: 12x5
Spinner: 2.5" (63.5mm) diameter red plastic
Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum with two 2.5" (64mm) main foam wheels
and 2" (51mm) nose wheel
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any parts
damaged by use or modification.


RTF Avistar Elite, O.S. .46AXII AB Engine with Muffler, Prop, 2.4GHz
Radio System w/four standard Servos, eight AA Batteries, Spinner,
and Instruction Manual


Fuel: Airplane blend with 5%-20% nitromethane
OR, if electric power is desired,
RimFire .46 (42-60-800) outrunner brushless motor, GPMG4725, this
motor includes a mount and prop adapter
ESC: 60A brushless compatible (GPMM1850) if using motor listed above
Battery: 5-6S LiPo
Battery Charger: Compatible with selected LiPo
LiPo charging bag
Propeller: Compatible with selected motor
Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 62.5" (1590mm)
Wing Area: 672 in sq (43.3sq dm)
Wing Loading: 22-24 oz sq/ft (67-73 g sq/ft)
Weight: 6.5-7lbs (2950-3170g)
Length: 55" (1395mm)
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical
Center of Gravity (CG): 3-5/16" (84mm) back from the leading edge of
the wing at the fuselage
Control Throws Low Rate High Rate
Elevator 5/16" (8mm) 11 7/16" (11mm) 16
Rudder 1/2" (13mm) 13 7/8" (22mm) 22
Ailerons 3/8" (10mm) 11 9/16" (14mm) 17


Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used on the Avistar Elite
and order numbers for 6' rolls
Orange, TOPQ0202 Royal Blue, TOPQ0221
Missile Red, TOPQ0201 Jet White, TOPQ0204

If a new fuel tank is needed, the 8oz Sullivan Flextank (SULQ1739)
can be used. some trimming and modification may be required.

jxs 08/23/12

See Tower Catalog page 34.
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