Great Planes Escapade 61 Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF 68"

Tower Stock# LXAMXN  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1201
Great Planes Escapade 61 Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF 68
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the glow or electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly
Escapade .61 Sport Airplane from Great Planes.


Construction: Balsa and ply with prehinged control surfaces and
self-aligning tail surfaces
Wings: Two-piece with joiner
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Engine Mount: Two piece composite construction
Motor Mount: Assembled plywood
Spinner: White plastic 2-3/4" (70mm)
Pilot Bust: Painted and installed
Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum 0.16" (4mm) thick
Wheels: Main, 3" (76mm) diameter with 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc)
Completion Time: Approximately 4-6 hours
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company 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 modification.


Great Planes ARF Escapade .61 Sport Airplane with Fuel Tank, Motor
Mount, Engine Mount, Decals, Painted Pilot Bust, Wheels, Spinner
and Instruction Manual


Radio: 4-channel
Servos: 4-5 standard size, (2-aileron, 1-rudder, 1-elevator,
1-throttle (if using glow engine)
12" (305mm) Extensions: Two for aileron servos
Dual Servo Extension: One for aileron servos
Glow Power;
Engine: .61-.95 cu in 2-stroke OR .91-1.20 cu in 4-stroke
Propeller: To match selected engine

Brushless Electric Power;
Motor: ElectriFly Rimfire 80 (GPMG4740)
ESC: 60A BL (GPMM1850)
Battery: Two 3S 5000mAh 11.1V LiPos
Battery Charger: To match selected batteries
Propeller: 15x8E
Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 68" (1725mm)
Wing Area: 813 inē (52.4 dmē)
Weight: 8.25 - 9.0 lb (3.7 - 4.1 kg)
Wing Loading: 23 - 26 oz/ftē (70-79 g/dmē)
Length: 58.5" (1485mm)
Configuration: Low wing
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical
Center of Gravity (CG): 4" (102mm) back from the wing's leading edge
measured at the fuselage
Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons: 3/8" (10mm) 12° 3/4" (19mm) 25°
Rudder: 1-3/4" (44mm) 19° 2-1/2" (64mm) 28°
Elevator: 7/8" (22mm) 14° 1-1/2" (38mm) 25°


Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this
model and order numbers for six foot rolls;
Jet White, TOPQ0204
Orange, TOPQ0202
Sapphire Blue, TOPQ0226

jxs 02/09/11

See Tower Catalog page 29.
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