This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,|
Tower Hobbies Trainer .40 MkII Airplane.
For Beginning Modelers/Fliers.
Construction: Balsa, plywood
Wings: All wood pre-covered, wing attaches to top of fuselage with
rubber bands, heavy duty plywood wing joiner
Covering: Factory applied high quality heat shrink film
Color Scheme: Consists of Red, Blue, and Yellow stripes applied
diagonally over a White wing. Red covers the lower half of the
fuselage, the upper half is White separated by Blue and Yellow
Radio Compartment: Easily accessible, plywood reinforced
Landing Gear: 4mm (.16") thick fixed wire nosegear and steerable
nosegear, tricycle style
Building Time: Ready to fly in several hours
Warranty Period: Tower Hobbies guarantees this kit to be free from
defects in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase.
This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies,
pre-bent main landing gear, 2-3/4" (70mm) foam main and nose wheels
metal engine mount, 9oz (270cc) fuel tank, 2" (51mm) White
spinner, wood servo trays and wing joiners, hardware package, and
For Glow Power-
Engine: .40-.46 cu in (6.6-7.5cc) 2-stroke
Muffler: Sports-style, engine mounts in an upright position, muffler
supplied with engine works fine
Battery Charger: Compatible with selected battery
Propeller: Compatible with electric motor
Radio: Four Channel
Servos: Four Standard (1-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
(a high torque servo is suggested for the rudder, but not required,
throttle servo not required if using electric motor)
Servo Extension: One, 6" (152mm)
Misc. Items: Fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment
Wingspan: 62" (1575mm)
Wing Area: 698 sq in (45sq dm)
Wing Chord: 11.25" (285.75mm)
Weight: 5 lb (2268kg) assembled
Wing Loading: 17 oz/sq ft (52g/sq dm)
Fuselage Length: 51.5" (1308mm)
Airfoil: Flat Bottom High-Wing
Center of Gravity: 3-1/2" (89 mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
at the fuselage
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down ½" (13mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1" (25.4mm) 1" (25.4mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 5/8" (16mm) ½" (13mm)
Width of fuselage- 3 3/8"
For replacement glow engine mount, order HCAG3735.
If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 8oz
tank (SULQ1739), or the DuBro 8oz tank (DUBQ0208). This tank is 1oz
smaller than the the one included with the kit.
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.
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