This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,
Great Planes Reactor .46-.70/EP Sport Aerobatic Airplane.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
FEATURES: Construction: Laser cut balsa and plywood, bolt pattern on firewall
lines up for either a .46-.70 glow engine or Brushless electric
motor such as the ElectriFly 42-60-480 RimFire, GPMG4715
Wings: 2 piece wing with aluminum wing tube
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote, color scheme: Sapphire
Blue - TOPQ0226, Orange - TOPQ0202, Transparent Yellow - TOPQ0303,
Missile Red - TOPQ0201 and Black - TOPQ0208
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible under canopy
Glow Engine Mount: Great Planes nylon adjustable (GPMG1061)
Fuel Tank: 10.8oz (tank dimensions - 4.67" x 2.45" x 2.16")
Cowling: Pre-painted, fiberglass construction
Wheel Pants: Pre-painted, fiberglass construction
Canopy: Clear with factory painted, Silver colored trim
Landing Gear: Pre-formed aluminum, factory painted Yellow
Wheels: Two main 2" (51mm) diameter and one 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 5-6 hours.
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase.
INCLUDES: Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent main landing gear, .10" (2.5mm) diameter tailwheel wire,
2" foam main wheels, 1" foam tailwheel, 2.25" (57mm) diameter red
spinner, 10.8oz (320cc) fuel tank, wood servo trays and wing
joiners, hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions.
REQUIRES: Brushless Outrunner electric motor GPMG4715
Electronic Speed Control GPMM1850
NOTE: The recommended propeller for use with the RimFire
C42-60-480kV Brushless Outrunner Motor power system is the APC
15x8E propeller, (APCQ4013). If installing a glow engine, use the
engine manufacturer's propeller recommendation.
Two 3200mAh LiPo batteries connected in series,
Medium Brushless Motor Mount (GPMG1255) OR
Glow Engine: .46-.51cu in (7.8-8cc) 2-stroke OR .70 cu in (11.5cc)
Muffler: Sports-Style (Engine mounts in an upright position)
Servos: 5-Mini (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle(for glow only)
1-Rudder) 50oz of torque minimum, digital servos highly recommended
6" (152mm) Servo Extensions: Two, (HCAM2701)
12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Two, (HCAM2711)
24" (610mm) Servo Extensions: Three (HCAM2721)
If your radio is not capable of mixing you will also need 1 Y-harness
HCAM2500 and 1 EMS Servo Reverser - EMOM0027
Misc. Items: Glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.
SPECS: Wingspan: 58" (1475mm)
Wing Area: 745 sq in (48.1 sq dm)
Weight: 5.25 - 6.16lb (2410 - 2720g)
Wing Loading: 16 - 18oz/sq ft (50 - 57g/sq dm)
Length: 59" (1500mm)
Airfoil: Fully Symmetrical
Center of Gravity: 4¾" (121mm) Back from the leading edge of the
bottom wing measured at the fuselage sides
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down ¾" (19mm) ½" (12.7mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1½" (38mm) 1" (25.4mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down ¾" (19mm) ½" (12.7mm)
Flaps: Up & Down 1-3/8" (35mm) 1" (25.4mm)
COMMENTS: If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 10oz
Flextank (SULQ1728), or the DuBro 10oz tank (DUBQ0210).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.