1/3 Scale Extra 330L
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- Interlocking all-wood wing construction and a former/stringer fuselage combine assembly ease with superior strength, and also results in a plane that's surprisingly lightweight for its size.
- The wing, stabilizer and fin are built-up airfoils; the wing and stab are both tube-mounted for easy attachment and removal with just two hex screws.
- Quality touches found on this kit include the fiberglass wheel pants and cowl, plus heavy-duty aluminum landing gear.
- The instruction manual walks you through every step of assembly, and also features tips on operating computer radios and performing 3D maneuvers.
This Extra is like no other. Its extraordinary dimensions will make it the center of attention at the flying field—and in the air—but the most remarkable feature of the Great Planes' Giant Extra 330L is that it's an all-wood kit! No composites are used, which benefits you in two big ways: it assembles using familiar building techniques, and weighs up to 1/3 less than similar-sized aerobats. That makes this Extra ideal for getting into giant scale, as well as an exceptional choice for the unlimited-level competition!
The wings and stabilizer remove and attach quickly with heavy-duty tube mounts; since the landing gear remains attached, the fuse can be rolled along the ground
The engine mounts easily to the firewall box for added strength, and to allow for a variety of engine choices. Shown installed here is a Mac Minarelli twin.
Either one or two servos can be mounted in each wing half, maintaining the kit's scale lines and working with the double-beveled control surfaces to deliver scintillating precision flight.