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Top Flite Elder 40 Kit .40-.46,65"
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
        This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Balsa and Plywood
    Top Flite Gold Edition Elder .40 Sport Scale Aerobatic Airplane Kit.
                For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
The Elder 40's Legacy began in 1985, when it was first introduced by Top Flite.

FEATURES: Top Flite is bringing back the Classic Elder 40, with one major distinction: Gold Edition CAD engineering. An Ideal Second model, can be flight ready in just a few weekends. Features assembly aids such as pre-shaped leading and trailing edges and built-up wing tips. Wings are one-piece, all wood with ailerons and plywood wing joiners. Spacious radio compartment allow easy radio gear installation and quick fuel tank access. Open rear section of the fuselage, with its trusswork and gussets, further exemplifies the planes vintage heritage. Pre-formed, .12" (3mm) 2-piece wire landing gear provides excellent ground handling Wooden parts are included for creating the flying wire braces shown on the box, used for attaching either elastic cord (not included) or for added realism, metal wire with miniature turnbuckles. Warranty: Top Flite Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.

INCLUDES: One Glow Powered Top Flite Gold Edition Elder .40 Sport Scale Kit with all wood to construct the airplane, pushrods, .12" (3mm) prebent wire landing gear, thin wire to wrap landing gear, nylon adjustable engine mount, hardware package, decals, photo- illustrated instructions, full-size rolled plans.

REQUIRES: Engine: .40-.46 (6.5-7.5cc) (2-stroke) OR .52 (8.5cc)(4-stroke) Muffler: Engine mounts inverted, if using 4-stroke, stock muffler of engine will work fine. Radio: 4-Channel Servos: 4- 40 oz-in torque minimum (1-aileron, 1-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle) Servo Extension 6" (152mm) for ailerons Covering: Four 6' rolls of MonoKote Misc. Items: 10oz fuel tank, glow plug, " foam rubber padding 3' medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller depending on selected engine, building hardware field equipment.

SPECS: Wingspan: 65" (1651mm) Wing Area: 778sq in (50dm2) Weight: 5.5-7.0lb (2495-3175kg) Wing Loading: 16.3 - 20.7oz/sq ft (50-63g/dm2) Length: 49.5" (1257mm) Airfoil: Flat bottom Center of Gravity: 3" (89mm) Back from the wing's leading edge at the fuselage sides. Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: Up & Down " (6mm) 3/8" (9.5mm) Elevator: Up & Down 7/16" (11mm) 5/8" (16mm) Rudder: Right & Left " (13mm) " (19mm) Incidence- Engine Down Thrust: 5 Engine Right thrust: 2 Wing: 0 Stabilizer: 0

COMMENTS: The model pictured on the box is covered in Off-White with thin stripes of Red and Blue on the vertical stabilizer. To create the color scheme on the box use: two 6-foot rolls of Cream (TOPQ0212) one 6-foot roll of Red (TOPQ0201) one 6-foot roll of Insignia Blue (TOPQ0207)

JXS 3/18/02 kh1-29-02 ir/kh Decal sheet ELD4D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes: Two 7" Blue, White & Red roundels One 3-1/8" Blue, White & Red roundel One 3" x 3" Black A One 2-3/8" x 2" Black 33 One 2" x 1" ownership tag

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Web Site: http://www.top-flite.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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3002 N. APOLLO DRIVE, SUITE #1
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61822

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COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
THIS IS THE TOP FLITE ELDER .40 SPORT SCALE AEROBATIC AIRPLANE KIT. FEATURES: INTERLOCKING BALSA & PLY CONSTRUCTION, 2-PIECE WIRE LANDING GEAR WOODEN PARTS FOR FLYING WIRE BRACES, 1 PIECE WOOD WINGS W/BUILT-UP WING TIPS REQUIRES: .40-.46 (6.5-7.5CC) 2 STROKE OR .52 (8.5CC) 4 STROKE ENGINE, 4 CH RADIO, FUEL TANK, COVERING, BUILDING TOOLS, PROP, SPINNER, WHEELS, FUEL LINE

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Four 6-Foot Rolls of Covering

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