Shopping Cart
Shop Now...
R/C Hobby Products
Additional Hobby Products
Shop by Brand Easy Pay Shop for Parts
New Items
Special Sales
  Airplanes > Airplane R/C Almost-Ready-to-Fly > Airplane R/C Almost-Ready-to-Fly - Scale .20-.50 Bookmark this Page

Great Planes - GPMA1431   735557014315 0735557014315
Manufacturer Stock#
A Closer Look at This Product
  Tech Notes

Accessories Needed

Replacement & Optional Parts

Other Items of Interest

Easy RC: Airplanes

Browse Great Planes

Product Feature Page

Manufacturer's Product Web Page

Great Planes Christen Eagle GP/EP ARF 42.5"
Click for parts for this item
Easy Pay Eligible: Yours for 3 Easy Pay payments of $74.99
Select Easy Pay Plan during checkout.

Great Planes Christen Eagle GP/EP ARF 42.5"
View Larger Picture

Additional Pictures: Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3
On-line Videos: Video 1 (39.9 MB) Video 2 (43.3 MB) Video 3 (YOUTUBE)
Instruction Manuals: Manual 1 (2.5 MB)
Tower Catalog Page: 36

Stock Number
Retail Price
Tower's Low Price
FREE shipping when ordering this item on our web site... click for more information
Stock Status
In Stock
Buy Now
Add to wish list
—— Share ——
Share on Twitter
Share on Pinterest Email This Page To A Friend

  Money-Saving Combos
Special Stock Number Tower's Low Price Click to Order Combo Savings
Eligible for Easy Pay Christen Eagle ARF/Brushless Motor/ESC Combo w/$20GC Add to Wish List
409.98  Buy Now 24.95  
Eligible for Easy Pay Christen Eagle GP/EP ARF/O.S. 55AX Engine Combo Add to Wish List
364.98  Buy Now 9.96  
Click here to Build Your Own Combo

Other Items of Interest
Move your mouse over the listed items for pictures. Click any item for product details and to check compatibility.
Customers who purchased the above product also bought:
1.  LXCRTR O.S. 55AX ABL Engine   149.97  Buy Now
2.  LXMHP5 Great Planes Rimfire .55 42-60-480 Outrunner Brushless   89.98  Buy Now
3.  LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set 3.89  Buy Now
4.  LXNKY9 Great Planes Series Deans U 2 to 1 Adapter 8.99  Buy Now
5.  LXK129 Great Planes Silicone Fuel Tubing Standard 3' 2.79  Buy Now
6.  LXCB28 O.S. Type F Glow Plug Medium Four Stroke 8.99  Buy Now
Product Image

Tech Notes
 This is the radio controlled, electric or glow powered, almost ready to fly
                    Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 Biplane.
                     For Intermediate to Advanced Modelers.

FEATURES: Construction: Balsa and ply Wings: One-piece, with innovative interplane struts for simple and and quick assembly and teardown Aileron Control: Dual servo, bottom wing, top wing ailerons can be made functional with two more servos and four 12" servo extensions Covering: Top Flite MonoKote Engine Mount: Two-piece composite construction Cowl: Painted fiberglass Canopy: Tinted brown, with painted pilot bust Landing Gear: Two piece Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass Wheels: Foam, Main 2.5" (63.5mm) diameter, tailwheel 1" (25.4mm) Fuel Tank: 14oz (420cc) Spinner: White plastic, 2" (51mm) diameter 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.

INCLUDES: Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 ARF Biplane with Landing Gear, Wheels Wheel Pants, Pilot Bust, Spinner, Hardware and Instruction Manual

REQUIRES: Radio: At least 4-channel Servos: 2-3 standard and 2-4 micro 6" (152mm) Dual Servo Extensions: One 12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Two for bottom wing aileron servos, four more for optional top wing servos Y-Harness: If using a radio without mixing functions-one for bottom wing ailerons, two if installing top wing aileron sesrvos

Glow Power- Engine: 2-stroke .46-.55 cu in , OR .70-.72 4-stroke cu in Servo: Standard ball bearing for throttle Glow Fuel and Propeller OR

Electric Power- Outrunner Brushless Motor: 42-60-480 ESC: 60A, brushless compatible Batteries: Two 11.1V 3350mAh balanced 30C LiPo packs Adapter: ElectriFly 2 to 1 adapter with Deans Ultra Plug Connector Propeller: 13x10 electric 6" (150mm) Servo Extension: One for receiver pack

SPECS: Top Wingspan: 42.5" (1080mm) Bottom Wingspan: 40" (1015mm) Wing Area: 441inē (28.4dmē) Weight: 5.75-6.25lb (2610-2830g) Wing Loading: 30-33 oz/ftē (92-101 g/dmē) Length: 39.5" (1005mm) Center of Gravity: 3-15/16" (100mm) back from the center of the top wing at the leading edge Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate Elevator, Up/Down: 7/16" (11mm) 11° 5/8" (16mm) 15° Rudder, Right/Left: 1/2" (13mm) 9° 1-1/8" (29mm) 20° Ailerons, Up/Down: 5/16" (8mm) 14° 7/16" (11mm) 20°

COMMENTS: Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model and order numbers for 6' rolls; White, TOPQ0204 Orange, TOPQ0202 Sapphire, TOPQ0226 True Red, TOPQ0227 Yellow, TOPQ0203

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, the Du-Bro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214 or the Sullivan 14oz flextank (SULQ1742) can be used. Some trimming and modification may be required. UPGX4/24/13 INCEIDENCES: Stab at -2, Bottom Wing 0, Top Wing -1. jxs 06/14/11 Motor is 2 degrees right and 2.5 down ir/jxs

– If you need more information, use these Great Planes resources –
Click Here: Manufacturer's Product Web Page
Web Site:
Phone: 217-398-8970
  Postal Address:
Great Planes

Click here for Units of Measure Conversion Calculators

Accessories Needed
This is the glow or electric powered Great Planes Christen Eagle 46 Biplane. FEATURES: Covered in Top Flite MonoKote, one-piece wings w/interplane struts, painted pilot bust, 2-pc engine mount, fiberglass wheel pants & cowl REQUIRES: 2-stroke .46-.55 2-stroke OR .70-.72 4-stroke engine OR brushless motor, 4+ch radio, servos, 2 LiPo batteries, bldg & field equip.

Accessories for the Great Planes Christen Eagle GP/EP ARF 42.5"

— Accessories Needed for Electric Setup — + View Accessories Needed for Glow Setup
Primary Accessories Radio & Motor Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories
  Special Stock Number Product Description Parts Saver Eligible Tower's
Low Price
Click to Order Quantity Needed In Cart? Stock
 LXZL01 APC 13x10 Thin Electric Propeller
Qty Discount Available
4.69   In Stock
 LXXLV1 FlightPower LiPo EONX 30 3S 11.1V 3350mAh 30C
Accessories Needed Add to Wish List
69.98   Order Pending
 LXJ778 Great Planes Switch/Charge Jack Mounting Set
Qty Discount Available
3.89   In Stock
 LXKAU0 Great Planes PolyCharge4 DC 4 Output LiPo Charger
Accessories Needed Qty Discount Available
94.99   In Stock
 LXNKY9 Great Planes Series Deans U 2 to 1 Adapter
Qty Discount Available
8.99   In Stock
Limited Quantities
 LXMGS7 Great Planes ElectriFly Equinox LiPo Cell Balancer
Accessories Needed Add to Wish List
34.99   Early May
 LXSEK5 Great Planes ElectriFly Eqx 3S Hi-Power Adapters FP (3)
Qty Discount Available
14.99   In Stock
 LXZKA2 Great Planes ElectriFly SafeCharge LiPo Charge Bag
Qty Discount Available
21.99   In Stock
Subtotal for this Group of Accessories: 324.49  
Click to Order all items listed in this Group of Accessories    Buy This group of Accessories

Primary Accessories Radio & Motor Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories

Tower Hobbies Has Been Serving Hobbyists Since 1971   •   Call 800-637-6050 or 217-398-3636
BizRate Customer Certified (GOLD) Site Shop Now Using PayPal
We accept the following:

Unauthorized use of any materials presented here is prohibited. Copying or reproducing any elements from this page is not permitted. All prices, descriptions and availability subject to change. Displayed within some areas of our web site, the Retail Price is suggested by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in keeping with standard industry practice. It may not represent the prevailing price in your area or a price that Tower Hobbies has ever offered for the item.
Follow Tower Hobbies On