This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,|
Phoenix Models Dolphin 40 Sport Airplane.
Ideal 2nd plane for modelers with trainer airplane experience and
also who have safely flown/landed .40 Size low wing planes.
Construction: Balsa and plywood
Wings: One-piece balsa and plywood, factory covered
Covering: High-quality film, color scheme is Red, White and
Blue with Orange on the bottom of the wing
Radio Compartment: pre-installed, plywood contruction
Canopy: single, clear polycarb contruction
Landing Gear: Fixed wire, .16" (4mm) diameter pre-bent main gear
Tail Gear: .080" (2mm) diameter steerable tail gear wire
Wheels: 2.5" (63mm) diameter main(foam), 1" (25mm) tailwheel (rubber)
Aileron Control: Single servo, ailerons are full length strip type
for performing basic aerobatics
Spinner: 2.25" (58mm) diameter, Blue plastic construction (2-bladed)
Fuel Tank: 8oz (260cc) (5.25" x 2.4" x 2.05")
Building Time: Ready to fly in several hours
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent main landing gear, steerable tailwheel assembly, foam
main wheels, rubber tailwheel, 8oz fuel tank, wood servo trays,
wing joiners, hardware package, decals, & photo-illustrated manual
Engine: .40 - .46 cu in (6.5 - 7.5cc) 2-stroke
Muffler: Sports-Style (Engine mounts in an upright position)
Radio: 4-Channel - FUTJ40**
Servos: 5-Standard (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
Servo Extension 9": qty. 2 for aileron servos - HCAM2000
Misc. Items: Glow plug, 1/4" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.
Servo Y-Harness: qty. 1 for aileron servos - like EMOM0135.
Wingspan: 61.4" (1559mm)
Wing Area: 653 sq in (42.18 sq dm)
Weight: 5.25 lb (2831g)
Wing Loading: 24 oz/sq ft (73 g/sq dm)
Length: 46.5" (1180mm)
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical, low wing
Center of Gravity: 3-1/2 " (89mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 5/8" (15mm) 3/8" (10mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1" (25mm) 1/2" (13mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 1/2" (13mm) 3/8" (10mm)
If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 8oz tank
(SULQ1739), or the DuBro 8oz tank (DUBQ0208).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.
upd oa 11/26/07
updt jxs 11/19/09
updt JMM 09MAY14