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Tower Hobbies Ultimate Bipe GP/EP ARF 45.5"
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Tower Hobbies Ultimate Bipe GP/EP ARF 45.5"
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This is the Radio Controlled, Glow or Electric Powered, Almost Ready to Fly
45.5" Ultimate Bipe Aerobatic Airplane from Tower Hobbies.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wings: One-piece, with interplane struts that attach without screws
or tools
Aileron Control: Can be set up using two or four aileron servos
Covering: High-quality, highly visible heat shrink film
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Landing Gear: Main, prebent aluminum with 2.75" (69.9mm) foam wheels,
1" (25.4mm) diameter tail wheel
Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
Spinner: 2.5" (63.5mm) diameter plastic, red in color
Canopy: Single, clear with painted pilot bust
Fuel Tank: Approximately 12oz (360cc)
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite
Motor Mount Plate: Plywood
Warranty: Tower Hobbies guarantees this kit to be free from defects
in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase. This
warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or


ARF 45.5" Ultimate Bipe with Landing Gear, Wheels, Spinner, Fuel
Tank, Engine Mount, Pushrods, Hardware and Instruction Manual


Radio 4-6 channel computer radio recommended
Servos: 6-7 mini, standard servos with minimum torque of 55 oz/in
(4.0 kg-cm) may be used by enlarging servo mounts
20" (508mm) Y Harness: 1 if using two aileron servos, 2 if using four
aileron servos
Building and field equipment

For Glow Power;
Engine: .46-.55 2-stroke OR .72-.81 4-stroke
Receiver Battery: 6.6V
Propeller: Depending on selected engine
On/Off receiver switch
Glow fuel, glow starter
For Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: Rimfire .55 42-60-480
Electronic Speed Control: 75A
Propeller: Depending on selected motor
LiPo Battery: Two 3S or one 6S
Charger, charging bag


Wingspan: 45.5" (1155mm)
Length: 50" (1270mm)
Wing Area: 840 sq in (54.2 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 16-20 oz/sq ft (49-61 g/sq dm)
Weight: 6.0-7.25lbs (2720-3290g)
Center of Gravity (CG): 4-5/8" (117mm) back from the leading edge of
top wing measured at the fuselage sides
Control Throws;
Low Rate High Rate 3D Rate
Ailerons: 1/2" (13mm) 12 3/4" (19mm) 19 1" (25mm) 24
Elevator: 3/4" (19mm) 11 1" (25mm) 14 3-1/2" (89mm) 61
Rudder: 2" (51mm) 19 2-3/4" (70) 27 4" (102mm) 42

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This is the Tower Hobbies Glow or Electric Powered 45.5" Ultimate Bipe. FEATURES: One-piece wings 2 or 4 servo aileron control, fiberglass cowl & wheel pants, prebent aluminum landing gear REQUIRES: 6-ch radio, 6-7 servos, brushless motor, ESC, LiPo battery, charger, or .46-.55 2-stroke or .72-.81 4-stroke engine, prop, bldg & field equip.

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8.99   In Stock
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189.99   In Stock
 LXZKA2 Great Planes ElectriFly SafeCharge LiPo Charge Bag
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