Great Planes Avistar Elite .46-55 GP/EP ARF 62.5"

Tower Stock# GPMA1005  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1005
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Glow or Brushless Electric Powered,
Almost Ready to Fly Avistar Elite from Great Planes.
Ideal step up from a flat bottom wing trainer,
or suitable as a first airplane with the help of an instructor.

**The optional cowl and wheel pants referenced in the Safety Precautions**
**on page 3 of the manual are not available for purchase as of this**
**writing, 0216. There are currently no plans to produce these parts**
**at a later date. There are no fiberglass parts that are part of,**
**or included in the Avistar Elite box contents that pose**
**a safety risk described in the safety precautions.**


Construction: Balsa and ply
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Wings: Two-piece with joiner tube, flaps are locked and can be made
operational if desired, wings fasten to fuselage with two 14-20
nylon wing bolts
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Fuel Tank: 9oz (270cc)
Electric Motor Mount: Plywood
Glow Engine Mount: One-piece aluminum with IsoSmooth rubber boots and
nylon brackets to reduce vibration
Landing Gear: Two-piece prebent aluminum with two 2.5 (64mm) main
wheels and one 2 (51mm) nose wheel, prebent nose gear wire
Spinner: Red plastic 2.5 (63.5mm) diameter
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at
the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component
parts damaged by use or modification.


Prebuilt Wing, Fuselage and Tail Sections, Decals, Spinner, Landing
Gear, Fuel Tank, Motor Mount, Engine Mount and Instruction Manual


Radio: 4-5 channel
Servos: Four standard size ball bearing, two extra if using flaps
12 (305mm) Extensions: Two for aileron servos
6 (152mm) Dual Servo Extension: If using flaps
6 (152mm) Servo Extension: One for ESC to RX if using electric power
Receiver Battery: Flat, 4.8V NiMH

Glow Power
Glow Engine: .46-.55 cu in (7.5 - 9cc) two-stroke
Propeller: 12x5 sport
Fuel: Aircraft blend with 10-20 nitro content

Electric Power
Outrunner Brushless Electric Motor: Great Planes RimFire .46
(42-60-800) recommended
LiPo Battery: 30C 14.8V 4S, at least 3300mAh
ESC: 45A
Propeller: 12x6E thin electric

Building and field equipment


Wingspan: 62.5 (1590mm)
Wing Area: 672 sq in (43.3 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 22-24 ozsq ft (67-73 gsq dm)
Weight: 6.5 - 7lbs (2950 - 3170g)
Length: 55 (1395mm)
Center of Gravity (CG): 3-516 (84mm) back from the leading edge of
the wing at the fuselage side
Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate
Elevator: (Up & Down) 516 (8mm) 11 716 (11mm) 16
Rudder: (Right & Left) 12 (13mm) 13 78 (22mm) 22
Ailerons: (Up & Down) 38 (10mm) 11 916 (14mm) 17


Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this
model and order numbers for 6 rolls
Orange, TOPQ0202
Missile Red, TOPQ0201 Jet White, TOPQ0204

jxs 091912
updt jxs 021116



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