Great Planes Bird Of Time EP Sailplane ARF 118"

Tower Stock# LXGURH  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1053
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Electric Powered, Radio Controlled, Almost Ready to Fly
Great Planes Bird of Time Sailplane.
For fliers 14 years of age and older.


Fuselage: Painted fiberglass, removable wooden stabilizer
Wing: Balsa and ply, two piece for easy transport and storage,
assembles with two aluminum and two wooden dihedral braces, aligns
with metal anti-rotation pin
Covering: Covered in white and orange Top Flite MonoKote
Hatch: Plastic, updated to provide easy battery access
Motor Mount Templates: Two supplied, one for the Great Planes .32
RimFire motor, and one blank template for other brushless motors
Propeller: 5x7" folding, low drag design, plastic construction,
black in color
Spinner: Black plastic 2" (51mm) diameter
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
date of purchase.


Prebuilt Wing, Fuselage and Tail assemblies, Prop, Spinner, two Motor
Mount Templates on Instruction Manual Addendum and Instruction


Radio: At least 3-channel
Servos: One standard size for rudder (Futaba S9001 Aircraft Coreless
BB Servo recommended, FUTM00750)
One micro high torque for elevator (Futaba S3154 Digital Micro
High Torque recommended, FUTM0654)
Brushless Motor: Great Planes RimFire .32
Electronic Speed Control: 60A with BEC
Battery: 14.8V 3300-3600mAh LiPo
6-Minute Epoxy, Medium CA, Hook and Loop Material, Field &
Maintenance equipment


Wingspan: 118" (2997mm)
Length: 49" (1245mm)
Wing Area: 1050 sq in (67.7 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 10oz/sq ft (31g/sq dm)
Center of Gravity: 3-3/4" (95.3mm) back from the leading edge of the
wing measured at the fuselage sides
Control Throws; High Low
Elevator, up & down: 9/16" (15mm) 3/8" (10mm)
(high rate)
Rudder, left & right: 1-1/2" (38mm) 3/4" (19mm)


Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this
model and order numbers for 6 foot rolls;
Orange, TOPQ0202
White, TOPQ0204

jxs 08/31/17

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