Phoenix Model Tucano .46-.55 GP/EP ARF 61.4"

Tower Stock# LXBGZU  •  Manufacturer Stock# PH042
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the radio controlled, glow or electric powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly
Phoenix Model Tucano 40 Low Wing Sport Trainer Airplane.
For beginning to intermediate modeler/fliers.


Construction: Balsa and plywood construction with most parts laser
Wing: Bolt-on two-piece wing
Cowl: Painted fiberglass
Canopy: Clear, double with two painted pilot busts. Removable canopy
for easy change lipo battery and set up radio
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible under wing
Landing Gear: Main-prebent wire, Nose Gear-oleo strut
Wheels: Three 2.25" (57mm) diameter foam
Fuel Tank: Approximately 12oz (360cc), section of foam included for
Engine Mount: Non-adjustable composite construction, pre-mounted
Spinner: Red plastic 2.25" (57mm) diameter
_ Covering: High quality heat shrink covering
Aileron Control: Dual servo


Pre-built wing, fuselage and tail assemblies, wheels, cowl, engine
mount, fuel tank, hardware package, two pilot busts, foam rubber,
decal sheet, landing gear, aluminum wing tube and photo-illustrated


For glow power;
Engine: .46 - .55 cu in (7.5 - 9.0 cc) 2-stroke, or .52 cu in
(8.5cc) 4-stroke
Muffler: Standard muffler supplied with engine-cowl must be cut
Servos: 5 standard size (2-aileron, 1-throttle, 1-rudder, 1-elevator)
Y-Harness: One, for aileron servos
Extensions: Two 6" (152mm) for aileron servos
Propeller: 11x6

For electric power;
Brushless Motor: Great Planes Rimfire .46 42-60-800, GPMG4725
ESC: 60A
Propeller: 12x8 or 13x6.5
LiPo Battery 4S (14.8V) 30C, at least 4000mAh
Servos: Four, 42 oz/in torque minimum
(2-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder)

For glow and electric power;
Radio: 4-channel
Servo Extension: One 6" (152mm) for ailerons
Y-Harness: One for aileron servos
Misc. Items: 2" (51mm) spinner, 1/4" foam rubber padding, building
and field equipment
Servo Extension: One 6" (152mm) for ailerons
Y-Harness: One for aileron servos
Misc. Items: 1/4" foam rubber padding, propeller, building and field


Wingspan: 61.4" (1560mm)
Length: 49.2" (1250mm)
Wing Area: 581 sq in (37.5 sq dm)
RTF Weight: 6.2lb (2800g)
Wing Loading: 26oz sq/ft (79g sq/dm)
Airfoil: Semi symmetrical, low wing placement
Center of Gravity (CG): 3.3" (85mm) back from the leading edge of
the wing at the fuselage
Control Throws-
Elevator: Up & Down 0.39" (10mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 0.79" (20mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 0.31" (8mm)


If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 12oz flex
tank (SULQ1741), or the DuBro 12oz tank (DUBQ0212).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

jxs 08/02/11

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