Tower Hobbies Vista Grande EP Sailplane ARF 100"

Tower Stock# TOWA2045  •  Manufacturer Stock# TOWA2045
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Radio Controlled, Electric Powered, Almost Ready to Fly,
Vista Grande 100" (2540mm) Electric Powered Sailplane from Tower Hobbies.


Construction: Balsa and plywood
Wing: Three-piece, plywood and aluminum joiner, center wing panel
spoiler controls rate of descent for controlled, accurate landings
Covering: High quality heat shrink see COMMENTS below
Brushless Motor: Great Planes ElectriFly RimFire .32 (42-50-800)
Electronic Speed Control: 60A 2-6S programmable, 5V BEC with Star
battery connector
Spinner: 2" (51mm) diameter, matte black in color
Propeller: 13.5 x 7 folding
Warranty: Horizon Hobby LLC (Horizon) 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 modification.


Prebuilt Fuselage, Wing and Tail Assemblies, Motor, ESC, Instruction
Manual and Decals


Radio: At least 4 channels, Tactic TTX610 recommended
LiPo Battery: 4S 14.8V 2200 - 3600mAh recommended
Servos: Two 36mm long mini servos for elevator
One 23mm long micro servo for spoiler
Charging bag, assembly and field equipment


Wingspan: 100" (2540mm)
Length: 49.5" (1257mm)
Wing Area: 1044 sq in (67.3 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 8.4 - 9.3 oz/sq ft (25.6 - 28.4 g/sq dm)
Weight: 3.8 - 4.2lbs (1724 - 1905g)
Center of Gravity (CG): 3.5" (89mm) from the leading edge of the
wing measured at the fuselage
Control Throws Low Rate High Rate
Elevator Up/Down: 3/8" (10mm) 12 1/2" (13mm) 17
Rudder Right/Left 7/8" (22mm) 13 1-3/8" (35mm) 22
Spoiler Half 7/16" (11mm) Full 7/8" (22mm)


If repairs to the covering are needed, the following Top Flite
MonoKote colors are recommended;
Missile Red 6' (TOPQ0201)
Jet White 6' (TOPQ0204)
Aluminum 6' (TOPQ0205)
Sky Blue 6' (TOPQ0206
Please note: These colors are not a perfect match. We recommend
replacing damaged covering in complete "panels" so the slight
difference in color shades between the original covering and the
MonoKote cannot be seen.

jxs 03/19/18



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