Top Flite F4U Corsair Kit .60-.80,62"

Tower Stock# LXHU80  •  Manufacturer Stock# TOPA0101
Top Flite F4U Corsair Kit .60-.80,62
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the UPDATED Sport Scale Model of the Famous Gull-Wing Fighter flown
in WWII and Korea. This kit NOW ACCEPTS THE OPTIONAL COCKPIT KIT AND HAS RIGHT
THRUST BUILT IN, so even hobbyists with moderate building skills can assemble
it easily. Ideal for sport fliers wanting a high-performance model with
exciting fighter aircraft looks.

FEATURES

Computer-designed from the ground up.
Interlocking parts simplify assembly and increase durability.
Injection-Molded ABS Cowl and Vacuum-Formed Wing Air Scoops (oil-
coolers) add authentic detail.
Photo-Illustrated Instruction Manual explains installation of
optional retracts and flaps.

INCLUDES

All Balsa and Plywood to assemble this kit, ABS Cowl and Air Scoops,
Illustrated Instruction Manual, CAD-drawn Rolled Plans, Pushrods,
Hardware, CA Hinges, Vacuum-Formed Butyrate Canopy and Engine Mount

REQUIREMENTS

.60-.80 2-stroke or .91-1.20 4-stroke Engine
Pitts-Style Muffler
4-7 channel radio
4-Servos(minimum) Additional Channels & Servos for Retracts and Flaps
1¼" Tailwheel, seven servos maximum
Fuel Tank, Prop, Prop Safety Nut, Wheel Collars, Foam Rubber
3-Rolls of Covering and Matching Paint
Pneumatic 100° Rotating Retracts
Top Flite recommends using Robart (ROBQ1815) (SEE BELOW)
Items required to operate retracts: 1 ROBQ2363 hand pump w/gauge
1 ROBQ2302 air kit complete
1 ROBQ2389 air restrictors
For rough area landings, also purchase: 2 ROBQ1700 straight Robostrut
2 ROBQ1515 scale wheel 3¼".
The only retracts that can be used with this kit are the retracts
recommended in the ACG #4. Hobbico retracts will NOT work.

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 62"
Wing Area: 700 sq in
Weight: 7-9.5lbs
Length: 48.5"
Scale: 1:8
Center of gravity: 4" to 4½" back of the leading edge at root
Wing loading: 26oz/sq ft
Degrees incidence: Engine thrust: 0° down, 2°right
Stabilizer:
Wing: 0° 1° washout at tip
Control throws each way: HIGH LOW
Elevator: 11/16" up ½" up
5/8" down 7/12" down
Rudder: 2-3/8" 1-3/8"
Ailerons: ½" 3/8"
Flaps: 1-3/8" 1-3/8"

COMMENTS

Kit uses the same wing as the original version.
Decal set: CRS6D01 only sold thru GP Manufacturing and includes:
(4) stars 5¾ x 5¾"
(1) 2½" NAVY decal
(2) 1¾" NAVY decal
(2) 3" Top Flite logo
(3) 3½ x 4½" Ts
(8) 3¼ x 1½" Red & White stripes
(3) 2" White numbers 410
(1) instrument panel 4 x 1½"
(2) 1/2" White numbers 122007
(2) ¼" NAVY decal
(2) ¼" F4U-5
(2) 1½ x 1¼" Red & White sunburst flag

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Resources
See Tower Catalog page 47.
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