Phoenix Model Shoestring .46-.55 GP/EP ARF 60.4"

Tower Stock# PMMA1775  •  Manufacturer Stock# PH156
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Phoenix Model Radio Controlled .46-.55 Glow or Electric Powered
Almost Ready to Fly Shoestring Airplane.
For Intermediate Pilots.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: Two-piece with aluminum wing joiner
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Covering: High quality heat shrink covering
Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum, wheel pants
Wheels: 2.5" (63.5mm) main, 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
Spinner: Red plastic 2.3" (58mm) diameter
Top Hatch: Removes for easy access to battery and radio equipment
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite
Motor Mount: Plywood
Fuel Tank: Approximately 10oz (296ml)
Warranty Period: 90 day limited warranty


Prebuilt Wing, Fuselage and Tail Assemblies, Main Wheels, Tailwheel,
Landing Gear, Decals, Engine Mount, Motor Mount, Instruction


Glow Power;
Engine: .46-.55 2-stroke or .52/4-stroke glow engine
Glow Starter, Fuel, Fueler Valve OR

Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: Rimfire .46-.55
ESC: 50-80A
LiPo Battery: 4-6 cells, 4000 - 5500mAh
Charger, charging bag

Propeller: Compatible with selected engine or motor
Radio: 4-channel
Servos: Four standard size, 2-aileron, 1-rudder, 1-elevator for
electric power, 1-throttle servo for glow engine
Receiver Battery: 4.8-6V / 800-1200mAh NiMH
Field and maintenance equipment


Length: 50.8" (1291mm)
Wingspan: 60.4" (1537mm)
Flying Weight: 6.2 - 6.8lbs (2.8 - 3.1kg)
Wing Area: 651 sq in (42 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 21.63 oz/sq ft (66g/sq dm)
Wing Type: NACA airfoils
Servo Mount: 0.83 x 1.6" (21mm x 42mm)
Center of Gravity (CG): 3.5" (90mm) back from leading edge of wing
measured at the fuselage
Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons, up/down: 0.31" (8mm) 10% expo 0.39" (10mm) 10% expo
Elevator, up/down: 0.31" (8mm) 12% expo 0.39" (10mm) 12% expo
Rudder, right/left: 0.79" (20mm) 15% expo 1.2" (30mm) 15% expo


If a replacement fuel tank is needed the Sullivan 10oz (SULQ1428),
or the DuBro 10oz (DUBQ0210) can be used.
Some modification and trimming to the fuselage may be required when
installing any aftermarket tank.

jxs 04/14/16

See Tower Catalog page 33.
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