Great Planes Dynaflite Bird Of Time Sailplane ARF 118"

Tower Stock# LXYXJ3  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1052
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This is a Radio Controlled,fiberglass and wood,
Dynaflite Bird of Time ARF, Unlimited 3-Meter Sailplane
For Beginner to Intermediate Modeler/Fliers.


Wings: Built up wood, disassembles quickly into three manageable
sections for easy transport.
Fuselage: Hand laid fiberglass construction
Radio compartment: Ample room for full or micro size receiver, room
for a ballast box for increased wind penetration if desired.
Dedicated upper antenna tube.
Canopy: Dark tinted plastic canopy
Covering:The fuselage is gel coated in White with a Red pin stripe.
The main wing is covered with MonoKote White and Orange
film covering.
Tow hook: Adjustable position to maximize launch angles and altitudes
Hardware: Complete hardware package for the plane
Assembly time: 2-3 hours
Warranty: Dynaflite Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this ARF
to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date
of purchase.


Prebuilt sailplane, installed pushrod guides, pushrods,
complete hardware package, dark tinted canopy, decal sheet,
fully-illustrated manual.


Radio: 2 Channel
Servos: 1 Micro/Mini Servo, 1 Standard Servo
24"-30" (610-765mm) Servo extension wire
Receiver battery pack with at least 500mAh capacity
Misc. items: " foam rubber padding, high start, glue, building and
field equipment
.050" hex wrench (GPMR8000)


Wingspan: 118" (2997mm)
Wing Area: 1050 sq in (67.73 sq dm)
Weight: 3.75lbs (1700g)
Wing Loading: 8.2 oz/sq ft (25 g/sq dm)
Length: 50" (1270mm)
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical high wing
Center of Gravity: 3" (95mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
at the fuselage sides.
Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 3/8" (9mm) 9/16" (15mm)
Rudder: Right & Left " (19mm) 1" (38mm)


The 4" pushrod is not required
The MonoKote used is White (TOPQ0204) and Orange (TOPQ0202)
The Dynaflite Bird of Time ARF & kit versions do not have spoilers

ajw 6-28-03

See Tower Catalog page 60.
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