Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL 55-61cc Gas/EP ARF

Tower Stock# GPMA1225  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMA1225
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Gasoline or Electric Powered, Great Planes
Almost Ready to Fly Giant Big Stick XL 55-61cc Airplane.


Construction: Balsa and ply
Wing: Two-piece, aluminum wing joiner
dual aileron and flap servos
Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
Fuel Tank: DuBro S24 24oz (710cc) square configuration
Landing Gear: Main, one-piece 0.196" (5mm) thick prebent aluminum
with 5" (127mm) diameter foam wheels, tail gear wire with 1.6"
(41mm) diameter wheel. 0.12" (3mm) diameter steel tailwheel wire
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 component parts
damaged by use or modification.


Prebuilt wing, fuselage and tail sections, landing gear, wing tube
decals and instruction manual


Radio: At least 5-channel
Servos: Six high torque and 1 standard servo for throttle if using
gas engine)
40" Servo Extension: Two for aileron servos
16" Heavy Duty Extension: Two for flap servos
12" Servo Extension
Y-Harnesses: Two for connecting aileron and flap servos
Receiver Battery: At least 3200mAh LiFe battery recommended
Adhesives, building supplies and field equipment

For Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: Great Planes RimFire .65 Outrunner recommended
ESC: 160A high voltage
LiPo Batteries: Two 6S 22.2V wired in series, at least 5000mAh
Battery Charger: Compatible with selected battery
BEC Voltage Regulator: 20A max
16" Heavy Duty Extension: For ESC
12" Servo Extension
LiPo charging bag
Propeller: 24x12E if using motor listed above
Motor Mount

For Gasoline Power;
Engine: 3.4-3.7cu in (55-61cc) two-stroke
Throttle Servo: Standard size and torque & 6-8" servo extension
Ignition Battery: At least 1300mAh LiFe battery recommended
Heavy duty On/Off Switch, Prop, Gasoline


Wingspan: 96.5" (2451mm)
Length: 85" (2159mm)
Weight: 18 - 21lbs (8165 - 9525g)
Configuration: High wing
Airfoil: Fully-symmetrical
Wing Area: 2029 sq in (131 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 20-24 oz sq-ft (61-73 g sq-dm)
Wing Joiner Tube Dimensions: Length: 23" (584mm),
diameter: 1.2" (30mm)
Center of Gravity (CG): 6-7/16" - 8-1/8" (164mm - 207mm) back from
the leading edge of the wing measured and the fuselage
Control Surface Throws;
Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons, 1-1/8" (28mm) 21 1-1/2" (38mm) 29
Elevator, 1/2" (12mm) 8 7/8" (22mm) 14
Rudder, 2-1/2" (63mm) 24 4" (102mm) 41
Flaps, 1-1/4" (32mm) 17 3/32" (2.5mm) down elevator was
mixed with flaps to reduce


Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used to cover this model
and order numbers for 6' rolls;
Jet White, TOPQ0204
Black, TOPQ0208
True Red, TOPQ0227

jxs 07/19/17



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