Long considered the classic biplane, the versatile Stearman has assumed many roles, and has never failed to impress. Great Planes' IMAA-legal scale model of the Super Stearman is just as impressive, with attention to detail evident throughout and flight characteristics that parallel that of the full-size plane.
This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Almost Ready-to-Fly, Great Planes Super Stearman 1.20 Sport Airplane Kit. For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers, IMAA legal. FEATURES: Construction: Balsa and plywood Wings: Balsa and plywood, both one-piece, semi-symmetrical airfoil Cowl: Painted fiberglass with inner plywood ring that provides strength and allows cowl to be attached with no visible screw heads Covering: Top Flite MonoKote, color scheme is predominately White with with Red and Black accents, see COMMENTS for MonoKote colors Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible over lower wing Wheel Pants, and Landing Gear Fairings: Fiberglass, painted to match covering scheme Interplane Struts: Painted fiberglass Cabanes: Painted metal Open Cockpit: Two with fully detailed and painted pilot figures, trimmed and detailed clear plastic windshields, rubber cockpit coaming Cockpit Features: Instrument decals Landing Gear: Aluminum with steerable tailwheel Wheels: Two 3¾" (95mm) foam, one 1¼" (32mm) foam tailwheel Spinner: 2½" (63mm) aluminum Aileron Control: Four servos, coupling rods are supplied if modeler desires two servo control Hardware: Full set included Motor Mount: Composite, two-piece construction Building Time: Ready to fly in 16-20 hours Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date of purchase. INCLUDES: Pre-built wing fuselage and tail assemblies, aluminum main landing gear, 2-piece engine mount, aluminum spinner, hardware package fiberglass cowling landing gear fairings and wheel pants, plastic replica radial engine, two detailed pilot figures, wheels,24oz fuel tank, all assembly hardware, photo-illustrated instructions, and cockpit coaming REQUIRES: Engine: .91 (14.9 cc) - 1.20 (19.66cc) 2 or 4 stroke Muffler: Pitts style if using 2-stroke engine, or standard muffler included with 4-stroke engine Radio: 4-channel Servos: 5 standard size, 4 with 54 oz-in torque minimum, one with 42 oz-in of torque for throttle (2-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle) Servo Extension 12": Two for aileron servos Y-Harness: One for aileron servos NOTE: if building kit with four aileron servos, two additional aileron servos, two additional servo extensions, and one additional Y-harness will be needed Misc. Items: glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, 2' large fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment. SPECS: Top Wingspan: 71.5" (1815mm) Bottom Wingspan: 69" (1755mm) Total Wing Area: 1466 sq in (94.70 sq dm) Weight: 14-15lb (6.35-6.8kg) Wing Loading: 22-23.5 oz/sq ft (67.13-71.71g/sq dm) Length: 57" (1450mm) Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical Center of Gravity: 5½" (140mm) Back from the leading edge of the TOP wing Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: Up & Down Bottom Wing: 9/16" (14mm) 1" (25mm) Top Wing: ¾" (19mm) 1¼" (32mm) up 7/8" (22mm) 1½" (38mm) down Elevator: Up & Down 7/8" (22mm) 1" (25mm) Rudder: Right & Left 1" (25mm) 1½" (38mm) Incidences: Top and bottom wing: 0° Stabilizer: 0° Engine Thrust: Down: 1° Right: 3° COMMENTS: Following are the colors used on this model and order numbers for 6 foot rolls: White: TOPQ0204 True Red: TOPQ0227 Black: TOPQ0208 For replacement landing gear wheels, order the DuBro 4" Diameter Wheel (DUBQ0845). They are slightly larger than the original wheels but will fit. If axles are needed, order the 3/16 x 2" Axle Shafts (DUBQ1115). The holes in the landing gear will have to be slightly enlarged. If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 24oz tank (SULQ1444), or the DuBro 24oz tank (DUBQ0224). Some minor trimming and modifications may be required. jxs 2/25/04 updated wm 6/18/04 updated missle red monokote cc 7/20/04 updt jxs 10/13/04 MonoKote colors checked & matched updated tjt 022305 updt jxs 11/16/09 updt jxs 05/09/12