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Great Planes - GPMA1033   735557010331 0735557010331
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Great Planes Cherokee GP/EP ARF 60"
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
 This is the radio controlled, glow or electric powered, almost-ready-to-fly,
               Great Planes Cherokee .40 - .56 Sport Airplane.
        For Intermediate Flyers looking to move up from a 4-ch trainer.

FEATURES: Construction: Balsa and plywood Wings: Two-piece with aluminum joiner tube, wing halves mount to fuselage using two 1/4 - 20 nylon bolts Covering: Top Flite MonoKote Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible under wing Cowl: Prepainted fiberglass Wheel Pants: Prepainted fiberglass Canopy: Clear, vacu-formed Landing Gear: Tricycle type with pre-bent wire 0.16" (4mm) diameter Wheels: Three foam 2.5" (64mm) diameter Aileron Control: Dual servo Fuel Tank: 14oz (420cc) approximate Spinner: 2" (51mm) diameter plastic construction, red in color Hardware: Full set included Building Time: 4 - 6 hours Motor Mount: Two-piece, composite construction Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date of purchase.

INCLUDES: Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods, pre-bent main and nose gear, wheels, wheel pants, cowl, engine mount, fuel tank, wood servo trays, spinner, aluminum joiner tube pilot figure, decal sheet, hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions

REQUIRES: Engine:.40-.46 (7 - 7.5cc) 2-stroke OR .52 - .56 (8.5 - 9.2cc) 4-stroke

OR 42-50-800kV brushless outrunner electric motor For a brushless motor installation, one 3200mAh 11.1V LiPo battery pack and one 3200mAh 7.4V LiPo battery pack connected in series, cell balancer and LiPo compatible charger are required. Order numbers are provided below: Great Planes LiPo 7.4V 3200mAh 20C Discharge w/Balance Great Planes LiPo 3200mAh 11.1V 20C Discharge w/Balance Great Planes Series Deans U 2 to 1 adapter (GPMM3143) Great Planes ElectriFly Equinox Cell Balancer (GPMM3160) LiPo compatible charger such as the Great Planes PolyCharge4 (GPMM3015) Medium brushless motor mount (GPMG1255)

Muffler: Pitts style if installing two-stroke glow engine Radio: 4-Channel minimum with mixing capability prefered Servos: 4 minimum standard size and torque 44 oz.-in.(3.2 kg-cm) Operational flaps require two additional servos Throttle for glow engine requires additional servo Servo Extension: Two 9" (229mm) for aileron servos

Y-Harness: 1 (For aileron servos) Misc. Items: Glow plug, 1/4" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, based on engine selection.

SPECS: Wingspan: 60" (1520mm) Wing Area: 606 sq in (39 sq dm) Weight: 6.75 - 7.25 lb (3060 - 3290g) Length: 46" (1170mm) Airfoil: Semi symmetrical, low wing placement Center of Gravity: 3-1/16" (78mm) Back from the wing's leading edge Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate Elevator: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) 16 1/2" (13mm) 21 Rudder: Right to Left 5/8" (16mm) 17 1-1/4" (32mm) 34 Ailerons: Up & Down 7/16" (11mm) 10 1" (25mm) 24 Flaps: Full 9/16" (14mm) 24 Half 5/16" (8mm) 13

COMMENTS: Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model and order numbers for six foot rolls; White (TOPQ0204) Black (TOPQ0208) True Red (TOPQ0227)

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz Flextank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).

jxs 4/30/08 ir/jxs

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS THE GLOW OR ELECTRIC POWERED GREAT PLANES CHEROKEE SPORT AIRPLANE. FEATURES: INSTALLED PILOT BUST, DUAL AILERON CONTROL W/FLAP OPTION, MONOKOTE COVERED, FIBERGLASS COWL & WHEEL PANTS, TRICYCLE LANDING GEAR REQUIRED: 4CH RADIO W/AT LEAST 4 SERVOS, .40-.46 2-STROKE OR .52-.56 4-STROKE OR 42-50-800KV BRUSHLESS MOTOR, BUILDING & FIELD EQUIPMENT

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 LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set
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 LXL430 Hobbico Latex Foam Rubber 1/4"
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