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Escapade 61 Sport .61-.95 GP/EP 68" ARF

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Escapade 61 Sport .61-.95 GP/EP 68" ARF

Item No. GPMA1201
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Key Features
  • Construction: Balsa and ply with prehinged control surfaces and self-aligning tail surfaces
  • Wings: Two-piece with joiner
  • Aileron Control: Dual servo
  • Cowl: Painted fiberglass
  • Covering: Top Flite MonoKote
  • Engine Mount: Two piece composite construction
  • Motor Mount: Assembled plywood
  • Spinner: White plastic 2-3/4" (70mm)
  • Pilot Bust: Painted and installed
  • Landing Gear: Prebent aluminum 0.16" (4mm) thick
  • Wheels: Main, 3" (76mm) diameter with 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
  • Wheel Pants: Painted fiberglass
  • Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc)
  • Completion Time: Approximately 4-6 hours
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In The Box
  • Great Planes ARF Escapade .61 Sport Airplane with Fuel Tank, Motor Mount, Engine Mount, Decals, Painted Pilot Bust, Wheels, Spinner and Instruction Manual
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Needed to Complete
  • Radio: 4-channel
  • Servos: 4-5 standard size, (2-aileron, 1-rudder, 1-elevator, 1-throttle (if using glow engine)
  • 12" (305mm) Extensions: Two for aileron servos
  • Dual Servo Extension: One for aileron servos
  • Engine: .61-.95 cu in 2-stroke OR .91-1.20 cu in 4-stroke Propeller: To match selected engine
  • Brushless Electric Power; Motor: ElectriFly Rimfire 80 (GPMG4740) ESC: 60A BL (GPMM1850) Battery: Two 3S 5000mAh 11.1V LiPos Battery Charger: To match selected batteries Propeller: 15x8E Building and field equipment
Escapade 61 Sport .61-.95 GP/EP 68" ARF

An airplane for all occasions.

With its bolt-together assembly, the 68" span Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF is a breeze to build – and so enjoyable and affordable, you'll want to fly it every chance you get. Multiple options are available to power it, while the larger dimensions will add stability and visibility to your sport maneuvers.
  • Flies equally well with a glow engine or brushless electric motor
  • Tail surfaces bolt on and align automatically, and control horns are pre-installed and pre-aligned
  • Control surfaces are pre-hinged
  • A two-piece wing simplifies assembly as well as transportation
  • Other convenience/detail touches include a fiberglass cowl and wheel pants, plus a painted and installed pilot figure
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - tail
A huge time-saver, the tail surfaces bolt on and align automatically; even the control horns are pre-installed and pre-aligned.
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - batteries
Access to electric flight batteries – or the preassembled, three-line fuel tank – is fast and easy.
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - pilot figure
Not only is the pilot figure included, it comes already painted and installed.
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - two-piece wing
The two-piece wing is another convenience features. The wing panels assemble onto a joiner tube, simplifying building as well as transportation.
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - pre-hinged surfaces
The control surfaces are pre-hinged, which speeds final assembly by eliminating gluing.
Great Planes Escapade Sport/Aerobatic GP/EP ARF - cowl and wheel pants
The fiberglass cowl and wheel pants complement the Escapade .61's built-up wood construction, and are painted to match the trim scheme.

Product Specifications

Battery Sold Separately
Product Length 58.5" (1486 mm)
Approximate Assembly Time 4-6 hours
Product Weight 8.25 - 9.0 lb (3.7 - 4.1 kg)
Wing Loading 23 - 26 oz/ft² (70-79 g/dm²)
Wing Area 813 in² (52.4 dm²)
Skill Level Level 3
Trim Scheme Colors Jet White, Orange, Sapphire Blue
Wingspan 68" (1727 mm)
LiPo Compatibility 6S
CG (Center of Gravity) 4" (102mm) back from the wing's leading edge measured at the fuselage
Completion Level Almost Ready-To-Fly
Charger Sold Separately