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Escapade 40 Low Wing Sport ARF
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52.5 in
483 sq in
Wing Area:
5-5.5 lbs
24-26 oz/ft²
Wing Loading:
46 in
Radio Requirements:
3-5 standard servos
Servo Requirements:
.46 RimFire 42-60-800kV
Motor Requirements:
.40-.55 cu in
Engine 2C:
.52-.72 cu in
Engine 4C:
60A Brushless
ESC Requirements:

  • Balsa and ply construction
  • Professionally covered with Top Flite MonoKote
  • One-piece aluminum joiner tube
  • Choice of single or dual aileron servo controls
  • Left/right aluminum landing gear sections
  • Plywood reinforced radio compartment
  • Plywood motor mount

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 This is the radio controlled, glow or electric powered, almost ready to fly   
Great Planes Escapade Sport Airplane.

**Great Planes offers an optional Cowl for the Escapade, GPMA3259.**

FEATURES: Construction: Balsa and ply
Covering: Covered in Top Flite MonoKote
Wings: One-piece with aluminum joiner tube
Aileron Control: Modeler's choice of single or dual servo control
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced
Canopy: Single tinted, hatch attaches to fuselage with magnets,
preinstalled painted pilot bust
Fuel Tank: 9.1oz (270cc)
Landing Gear: Left and right aluminum sections 0.12" (3mm) thick
Wheels: Main, foam 3" (76mm) diameter, tailwheel 0.87" (22mm)
Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
Spinner: Plastic, red in color 2.5" (63mm) diameter
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite
Motor Mount: Plywood
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase.

INCLUDES: Great Planes Escapade Sport Airplane, landing gear, wheels, motor
mount, engine mount, fuel tank, spinner, landing gear, pilot bust
and instruction manual

REQUIRES: Radio: 4-channel
Servos: 3-5 standard size
Engine .40 - .55 cu in (6.5 - 9.0cc) 2-stroke glow OR
.52 - .70 cu in (8.5 - 11.5cc) 4-stroke glow OR
Electric Motor: .46 RimFire (42-60-800kV)
Battery: 18.5V (5S) 3200mAh (or higher)LiPO (if using electric motor)
Electronic Speed Control: 60 amp (if using electric motor)
Charger: LiPo compatible charger and cell balancer (if using electric
6" (152mm) Servo Extension: Two for single servo aileron control
Dual Servo Extension required for dual servo aileron control
1/4" foam rubber padding, propeller, building and field equipment

SPECS: Wingspan: 52.5" (1340mm)
Wing Area: 483 sq in (31.2 sq dm)
Weight: 5.0 - 5.5lb (2270 - 2495g)
Wing Loading: 24 - 26 oz/sq ft (73 - 80 g/sq dm)
Length: 46" (1160mm)
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical, low wing configuration
Center of Gravity: 2-1/2" (63mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
at the fuselage sides.
Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons: Up & Down 1/4" (6mm) 11 1/2" (13mm) 22
Elevator: Up & Down 3/4" (19mm) 15 1-1/4" (32mm) 25
Rudder: Right & Left 1-1/4" (32mm) 17 2" (51mm) 26

COMMENTS: Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this
model and order number for six foot rolls;
Jet White TOPQ0204
Orange TOPQ0202
True Red TOPQ0227

If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 8oz
Flextank (SULQ1739), or the DuBro 8oz tank (DUBQ0208).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required. These tanks
are smaller than the tank originally supplied and will give shorter
run times.

Wing bolt size: 1/4"-20x2" (GPMQ4402)

jxs 10/01/08
updt jxs 11/16/09
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