Great Planes Escapade MX 30cc/EP ARF 80"

Tower Stock# GPMA1210  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1210
Great Planes Escapade MX 30cc/EP ARF 80
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Electric or Gasoline Powered
Almost Ready to Fly Escapade MX Sport Airplane from Great Planes.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: Two-piece with carbon wing joiner
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Canopy: Clear, painted pilot figure
Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
Spinner: 3.25" (82mm) aluminum, polished natural finish
Landing Gear: Main, two-piece prebent aluminum 3.5" (89mm) diameter
foam wheels, 1.5" (38mm) diameter foam tailwheel
Fuel Tank: 14oz (420cc)
Motor Mount: Plywood
Engine Mount: Plywood


ARF Escapade MX with Landing Gear, Wheels, Cowl, Wheel Pants, Decals,
Spinner, Pilot Figure, Instruction Manual


Radio: At least 4-channels
Servos: 5-9
24" Servo Extensions: Two
6" Servo Extensions: Two
Y-Harnesses: Two
Receiver Battery: At least 1300mAh
Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: 63-62-250kV Great Planes RimFire 1.60 recommended
ESC: 80A
LiPo Batteries: Two 18.5V 5000mAh
Propeller: 18x8
Battery Charger: To match selected LiPo batteries
Charging bag, building & field equipment
Gasoline Power;
Engine: 1.8-2.1 cu in (30-35 cc) gasoline engine
Propeller: To match selected engine
Servo: Standard size and torque for throttle, additional servo
required if cchoke is used
Ignition Battery: 6V, at least 1300mAH
Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 80" (2030mm)
Wing Area: 1184 sq in (76.4 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 25-27 oz sq ft (76-82 g sq dm)
Length: 67" (1700mm)
Weight: 12.75 - 13.75lbs (5780 - 6230g)
Center of Gravity (CG): 4-7/16" (113mm) - 5-1/8" (130mm) back from
the leading edge of the wing measured at the fuselage
Control Throws: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator up/down: 7/8" (22mm) 13 5/8" (16mm) 9
Rudder right/left: 2" (51mm) 19 1-3/4" (44mm) 17
Ailerons up/down: 3/4" (19mm) 17 1/2" (13mm) 12
Flaps down: 7/8" (22mm) 20
Mix in approximately 5/16" (8mm) down elevator with the flap
This reduces balloning when flaps are applied


Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model
and order numbers for 6' rolls
Jet White, TOPQ0204 Dove Gray, TOPQ0211
Black, TOPQ0208 True Red, TOPQ0227

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, the Sullivan 14oz Flextank
(SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz Square Fuel Tank (DUBQ0214) may be
used. Some trimming and modification may be required.

jxs 02/27/15

See Tower Catalog page 29.
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