Tower Hobbies Edge 540 Sport Aerobatic GP/EP ARF

Tower Stock# LXGZPY  •  Manufacturer Stock# TOWA2024
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FEATURES

Construction: Built-up wood airframe with self-aligning tail surfaces
Covering: Factory applied heat shrink film
Wing: One-piece, mounts with two nylon bolts
Aileron Control: Dual servo
Cowl: Fiberglass, painted to match trim scheme
Canopy: Clear molded plastic, canopy/hatch removes easily for quick
access to radio gear, battery or glow fuel tank
Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum with steerable tailwheel, 2.5" (63mm)
diameter main wheels, 1" (25.4mm) diameter tail wheel
Wheel Pants: Fiberglass, painted to match trim scheme
Motor Mount: Plywood
Engine Mount: Two-piece nylon
Spinner: Red plastic 2" (51mm) diameter
Fuel Tank: Approximately 6oz (180cc)
Warranty: Horizon Hobby, LLC (Horizon) warrants to the original
purchaser that the product purchased (the "Product") will be free
from defects in materials and workmanship at the date of purchase

INCLUDES

Tower Hobbies Almost Ready to Fly Edge 540 Sport Aerobatic Electric
or Glow Powered Airplane with prebuilt and covered Wing, Fuselage
and Tail Surfaces, Landing Gear, Spinner, Fuel Tank, Engine and
Motor Mounts and Instruction Manual

REQUIREMENTS

Radio: At least 4 channel
Servos: 5-6 mini servos with at least 50 oz-in torque (2-aileron,
1-rudder, 1 or 2-elevator, 1-throttle if using glow engine
Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: ElectriFly Rimfire .32 (42-50-800) recommended
Electronic Speed Control: 70 - 80A
LiPo Battery: 4S 3300 - 3600mAh
Battery charger and LiPo charging bag
Glow Power:
Engine: .46 - .55 cu in (7 - 9 cc) 2-stroke OR
.72 cu in (11.5 cc) 4-stroke
Glow Fuel, Glow Starter
Propeller to match selected engine
Building and field equipment

SPECIFICATIONS

Length: 47.25" (1200mm)
Wingspan: 58.25" (1480mm)
Wing Loading: 20.5 - 23.4 oz/sq ft (62.5 - 71.4 g/sq dm)
Wing Area: 590 sq in (38.0 sq dm)
Weight: 84 - 96 oz (2380 - 2720 g)
Center of Gravity, (CG): 2 - 3" (51 - 76mm) from the leading edge of
the underside of the wing measured at the fuselage
Control Throws Low Rate High Rate
Elevator, Up/Down: 1/2" (13mm) 8 3/4" (19mm) 12
Rudder, Right/Left: 1-1/2" (38mm) 15 1-1/2" (38mm) 15
Ailerons, Up/Down: 3/8" (9mm) 8 5/8" (16mm) 13

COMMENTS

If a replacement fuel tank is needed the DuBro 6oz (DUBQ0206), or the
Sullivan 6oz (SULQ1426) tanks may be used. Some trimming may be
required when installing any aftermarket tank.

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