Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF
Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF

Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF

Stock# LXWPJ5


Brilliantly refined – and ready for anything!

Officially licensed and available only from Great Planes, the Eagle 580 Sport-Scale ARF brings the excitement of a Matt Chapman air show to your favorite flying site...with you at the controls. It's as aggressive in action as the full-size plane — with the same brilliant trim scheme and graphics leaving a contrail of color behind.
Specifications:
Wingspan: 53 in (1350mm) Wing Area: 645 in2 (41.6 dm2) Weight: 6-7 lb (2720-3180 g) Wing Loading: 21-25 oz/ft2 (64-76 g/dm2) Length: 57.5 in (1460mm) Requires: 4-channel radio w/4-5 servos, 2-stroke .46-.61 or 4-stroke .52-.81 engine; OR RimFire .80 outrunner brushless motor, 60A brushless ESC, Two 11.1V 3200mAh LiPo batteries
  • Minimizes weight and assembly time.
  • Large, airfoiled control surfaces for aggressive 3D flying.
  • Mounting set-ups for glow or brushless electric power.
  • Licensed Embry-Riddle trim scheme.
Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Matt Chapman
"I'm really thrilled with how accurately Great Planes reproduced the trim scheme of my Eagle 580 on their models. As an R/C pilot and IMAC competitor myself, I enjoy flying them almost as much as the full-size aircraft!"

Matt Chapman
Commercial & Air Show Pilot

Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Parts Layout
This Eagle showcases Great Planes' finest ARF construction. The main assemblies arrive built and covered, control surfaces (except rudder) are pre-hinged — and the cockpit comes complete with installed pilot bust!
Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Wing and Stabilizer
The foam-core, balsa-sheeted wing and stabilizer halves slide together onto carbon-fiber joiner tubes, aligning automatically. Assembly is easy and epoxy-free.

Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Hatch
You'll find plenty of room in the Eagle 580's fuselage to install your on-board equipment. Powerful magnets secure the hatch but allow easy removal and reattachment.
Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Tail Control Surfaces
The tail control surfaces are airfoiled for crisp, clean flight performance. All control surfaces are large for 3D maneuvers.
Great Plane Matt Chapman Eagle 580 GP/EP ARF - Mounting Setups
Instructions and mounting parts are included for installing a 2-stroke or 4-stroke glow engine or a brushless electric power system. Use whichever you prefer – no modifications are necessary. Aluminum motor mount sold separately.

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