Phoenix Model Rainbow 2000 GP/EP ARF 78.7"

Tower Stock# LXETVE  •  Manufacturer Stock# PH056
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Glow or Electric Powered,
Almost Ready to Fly Rainbow 2000 1/5 scale Airplane from Phoenix Model.
For beginning to intermediate pilots.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: Two-piece with two aluminum joiners, NACA airfoil
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Covering: High quality heat shrink covering
Cowl: Fiberglass construction, painted red to match color scheme
Landing Gear: Two-piece prebent aluminum with 2.5" (63mm) foam wheels
spring type tail gear, 1" (25.4mm) rubber tail wheel
Wheel Pants: Molded plastic construction, red in color
Fuel Tank: 10oz (300cc) approximate
Spinner: 2.25" (57mm) red plastic
Engine Mount: Two-piece composite plastic
Motor Mount: Plywood


ARF Rainbow 2000 Airplane with Landing Gear, Wheels, Wheel Pants
Painted Pilot Bust, Cowl, Spinner, Engine Mount, Motor Mount,
and Instruction Manual


Radio: 4-channel minimum
Servo: 5 standard,: 2-aileron; 1-elevator; 1-rudder; 1-throttle (if
using glow engine)
Receiver Battery: 4.8-6V / 800-1200mAh NiMH and charger
For electric power;
Brushless Motor: Rimfire .46-.55
ESC: 50-80A
LiPo Battery: 6S, at least 5500mAh
Battery Charger: Compatible with selected battery
LiPo charging bag, propeller, field equipment
Glow Power;
Engine: .46-.55 cu in
Propeller: For selected engine
Glow fuel, glow starter, field equipment


Wingspan: 78.7" (2000mm)
Flying Weight: 3600-3800g
Wing Area: 66 sq dm
Wing Loading: 55g/sq dm
Wing Type: NACA airfoil
Servo Mount: 0.83 x 1.6" (21 x 42mm)
Center of Gravity: 4.3 - 4.5" (110 - 115mm) back from the leading
edge of the wing measured at the fuselage
Control Throws- Low High
Ailerons: 0.39" (10mm) 10% expo 0.47" (12mm) 10% expo
Elevator: 0.39" (10mm) 12% expo 0.47" (12mm) 12% expo
Rudder: 0.98" (25mm) 15% expo 1.57" (40mm) 15% expo


If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 10oz flex
tank (SULQ1728), or the DuBro 10oz tank (DUBQ0210).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.
Replacement main wheels are not available from Phoenix Models. If
wheels are required, order the Great Planes 2.5" Ultralite Wheels,
GPMQ4203. Enlargement of axle hole may be required.

jxs 12/31/14

See Tower Catalog page 32.
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