Flies equally well with a glow engine or brushless electric motor
Tail surfaces bolt on and align automatically, and control horns are pre-installed and pre-aligned
Control surfaces are pre-hinged
A two-piece wing simplifies assembly as well as transportation
Other convenience/detail touches include a fiberglass cowl and wheel pants, plus a painted and installed pilot figure
With its bolt-together assembly, the Escapade .61 ARF is a breeze to build — and so enjoyable and affordable, you'll want to fly it every chance you get. You have a variety of options for powering it, and the larger dimensions add stability and visibility to your sport maneuvers.
This is the glow or electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly Escapade .61 Sport Airplane from Great Planes. FEATURES: Construction: Balsa and ply with prehinged control surfaces and self-aligning tail surfaces Wings: Two-piece with joiner Aileron Control: Dual servo Cowl: Painted fiberglass Covering: Top Flite MonoKote Engine Mount: Two piece composite construction Motor Mount: Assembled plywood Spinner: White plastic 2-3/4" (70mm) Pilot Bust: Painted and installed Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum 0.16" (4mm) thick Wheels: Main, 3" (76mm) diameter with 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc) Completion Time: Approximately 4-6 hours Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification. INCLUDES: Great Planes ARF Escapade .61 Sport Airplane with Fuel Tank, Motor Mount, Engine Mount, Decals, Painted Pilot Bust, Wheels, Spinner and Instruction Manual REQUIRES: Radio: 4-channel Servos: 4-5 standard size, (2-aileron, 1-rudder, 1-elevator, 1-throttle (if using glow engine) 12" (305mm) Extensions: Two for aileron servos Dual Servo Extension: One for aileron servos Glow Power; Engine: .61-.95 cu in 2-stroke OR .91-1.20 cu in 4-stroke Propeller: To match selected engine Brushless Electric Power; Motor: ElectriFly Rimfire 80 (GPMG4740) ESC: 60A BL (GPMM1850) Battery: Two 3S 5000mAh 11.1V LiPos Battery Charger: To match selected batteries Propeller: 15x8E Building and field equipment SPECS: Wingspan: 68" (1725mm) Wing Area: 813 inē (52.4 dmē) Weight: 8.25 - 9.0 lb (3.7 - 4.1 kg) Wing Loading: 23 - 26 oz/ftē (70-79 g/dmē) Length: 58.5" (1485mm) Configuration: Low wing Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical Center of Gravity (CG): 4" (102mm) back from the wing's leading edge measured at the fuselage Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: 3/8" (10mm) 12° 3/4" (19mm) 25° Rudder: 1-3/4" (44mm) 19° 2-1/2" (64mm) 28° Elevator: 7/8" (22mm) 14° 1-1/2" (38mm) 25° COMMENTS: Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this model and order numbers for six foot rolls; Jet White, TOPQ0204 Orange, TOPQ0202 Sapphire Blue, TOPQ0226 jxs 02/09/11 ir/jxs