Seawind Seaplane EP ARF
- Fast, easy 2-3 hour assembly.
- Excellent all-around sport flying characteristics.
- Strong, lightweight foam construction.
- Complete, high-quality hardware package.
"Seven-tenths of the world's surface becomes your runway!" exclaims the full-scale Seawind's manufacturer. Your Seawind EP ARF may never see the ocean, but it's right at home in any nearby water R/C flying site. Add the recommended out-runner brushless motor and enjoy exciting sport performance with truly exotic looks.
With its compact size and quick assembly, the Seawind can go from the box to the pond in less time than it takes to charge your transmitter batteries!
On-board electronics install easily into ready-made mounts using glue or screws. The removable hatch cover is held securely in place with powerful magnets.
To complete assembly of the one-piece wing, simply glue on the tip floats and install your aileron servo and linkages.
The clear, vacuum-formed canopy with painted frame and lightweight profile pilot figures adds more realism to your Seawind model.
Use the included, handy cradle to support your Seawind during assembly and pond-side battery pack changes.
Complete ROW (Rise Off Water) takeoffs with authority under RimFire motor power. The model's water rudder can be removed for hand launches and grass landings.
The Seawind flies well even in winds up to 10 mph (16 kph). It's capable of all sport aerobatics, such as loops, rolls, stall turns, and inverted flight.
This is the electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly Great Planes Seawind Seaplane. For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers. Park Pilot Program Legal Aircraft Can perform ROW (Rise Off Water) takeoffs and also hand-launched and landed on grass. FEATURES: Construction: Aerocell foam, painted, color scheme is Blue and White Wings: One-piece Fuselage: EPS foam with plywood servo tray and pushrods pre-installed Radio Compartment: Accessible through removable canopy/hatch which is secured by rare earth magnets Cowling: Painted plastic Canopy: Clear molded plastic with two profile pilot figures and instrument panel detail Aileron Control: Single servo Propeller: Great Planes 8x6 Power Flow Slo-Flyer (GPMQ6610) Spinner: Three foam, Blue in color 1.2" (30mm) diameter Hardware: Full set included Building Time: Ready to fly in 2-3 hours Motor Mount: Constructed of plywood and pre-installed Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date of purchase. INCLUDES: ElectriFly by Great Planes Seawind Sport Scale Seaplane, all hardware photo-illustrated instructions, cradle support stand, 8x6 propeller prop adapter and decals REQUIRES: Electric Motor: 28-30-950 Brushless Out-runner ESC: SS-25 for Brushless motors Radio: 4-channel with mini receiver Servos: Three micro size Servo Extension: One 6" (150mm) for aileron servo Battery: 11.1V 910-1500mAh LiPo Battery Charger: LiPo compatible Misc. Items: Foam safe CA or epoxy glue and building and field equipment SPECS: Wingspan: 39.5" (1005mm) Wing Area: 234 sq in (15.1 sq dm) Weight: 24 - 26oz (680 - 735g) Wing Loading: 14.8 - 16oz sq ft (45 - 49 g/sq dm) Length: 33.5" (845mm) Airfoil: Flat bottom Center of Gravity: 1" (25.4mm) measured at fuselage when using balancing stand Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: Up & Down ¼" (6.35mm) 7/16" (11mm) Rudder: Right & Left 1" (25.4mm) 1¼" (38mm) Elevator: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) 5/8" (16mm) COMMENTS: Seawind is a licensed trademark of Seawind/S.N.A., Inc. Seawind logo is used with permission of Seawind/S.N.A., Inc. The wing is secured to the fuselage with a M3x37 self tapping (S/T) screw. We do not currently jxs 6/25/07 sell any self tapping screws that long. ir/jxs UPGX3/27/13