All-wood, built-up airframe with fiberglass cowl and wheel pants
Low parts count for fast, easy assembly
All-white finish allows for total trim scheme customization
Designed by respected pylon racer Jim Allen, the Proud Bird EF1 is both a competitive EF1 class race plane AND a great everyday sport plane. It has the look of a speed demon, and backs it up with the capability of 100+ mph (160+ Km/h) speeds when equipped with the recommended racing power system. But it also handles exceptionally well and can perform sport aerobatics.
This is the Radio Controlled, Electric Powered, Almost Ready to Fly, Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer from Great Planes. Approved for NMPRA EF1 Class Racing. **All white in color, photos show custom trim scheme.** **Additional covering must be purchased if custom trim scheme is desired.** **Pilot shown in photos is not included.** **For advanced pilots only, not suitable for beginning or intermediate pilots** **The Proud Bird reaches speeds approaching 100mph (160kph)** **and should be flown only at an approved AMA flying site.** **Because it can quickly disappear from sight, pilots should** **remain focused on the plane at all times.** FEATURES: Construction: All-wood, built-up airframe, white in color Wing: Two piece with composite wing joiner Aileron Control: Single servo Cowl: Fiberglass Wheel Pants: Fiberglass Motor Mount: Plywood, designed to accept Great Planes Rimfire or OS motors Spinner: White plastic, 1.75" (44.4mm) diameter Canopy: Plastic construction, magnetic attachment Landing Gear: Two-piece prebent with 2.4" (61mm) main foam wheels and 1" (26mm) tailwheel 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: ARF Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer, Landing Gear, Wheels, Motor Mount Instruction Manual REQUIRES: Radio: 4-channel with 3 micro servos Brushless motor: .25 ESC: 60A or greater Battery: 14.8V 2200-2600mAh LiPo Battery Charger: To match selected battery Propeller: 8x8E or 9x9E thin electric LiPo Chrging Bag and building and field equipment SPECS: Wingspan: 51.9" (1319mm) Wing Area: 388 sq in (25 sq dm) Weight: 3.0-3.5 lb (1360-1590 g) Wing Loading: 18-21 oz/sq ft (55-64 g/sq dm) Length: 40" (1015mm) Center of Gravity (CG): 3-7/8" (98mm) back from the leading edge of the wing at the fuselage side Control Throws Low Rate High Rate Elevator-Up/Down, 1/8" (3mm) 5° 3/16" (5mm) 7° Rudder-Right & Left, 1/2" (13mm) 18° 3/4" (19mm) 27° Ailerons-Up/Down, 1/4" (6mm) 11° 3/8" (10mm) 17° jxs 10/22/12 ir/jxs