F4U Corsair Giant Scale Kit

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F4U Corsair Giant Scale Kit

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  • F4U Corsair Giant Scale Kit

    The F4U CORSAIR "Gold Giant Scale Edition" is a WWII, Single Engine Fighter
    Airplane. This 1/5th Scale Warbird boasts Scale Accuracy, along with the Ease
    of Assembly made possible by Gold Edition Engineering.

    Features

    Utilizes Familiar Wood Kit-Building Techniques, Tools and Material
    Precisely Interlocking Parts designed through AUTOCAD, and a Photo
    Illustated Manual help guide modelers through the assembly process
    Kit includes many Precision-Formed Scale Details, such as a Molded
    Cowling and Canopy.
    In the Air, the Giant F4U Delivers Scale Flying Performance, and its
    Large Size makes it Easy to See and Appreciate.
    IMAA (International Miniature Aircraft Association) Legal

    Includes

    ABS Vacuum-Formed Cowl and Clear Canopy, Pushrods, Full-Scale Plans,
    59 Page Photo-Illustrated Instruction Book, All Wood to complete
    the kit, Decals, Fiberglass Tape and Hardware Package.

    Requires

    Engine: Gas 2.5-4.1 cu in (41-70cc)
    Glow 2.1-2.8 cu in (35-45cc)
    Propeller: Specific to engine purchased, display prop in photo on box
    is handmade for display only, for flying, a 2-bladed prop is
    suggested because they are more efficient.
    Engine Mount, 5" Spinner, Fuel Tank 32oz, Gas or Glow Fuel-
    Tubing 36", Easy Filler Fuel Valve for Gas or Glow,
    Radio: 6-7 Channel
    Servos: 3 Standard
    (1-throttle, 1-tailwheel steering, 1-for retracts)
    7 High Torque (45 oz-in minimum)
    (2-ailerons, 2-flaps, 2-elevator, 1-Rudder)
    Y-Harness: 4 (1-ailerons,1-flaps,1-elevator,1-rudder/tailwh steering)
    Servo Wire Extensions (24"): 2
    Switch and Charge Mounting Set, Heavy-Duty Control Horns
    Receiver Battery: 6V, 1200mAh
    Retracts: Main (ROBQ1655) Tailwheel (ROBQ2230)
    Covering: Five Plus 6 Foot Rolls
    Fuelproof Paint: Top Flite LustreKote
    Misc. Items: Two 5" Main Wheels, One 1¾" Tailwheel, ½" Thick
    Foam Rubber Padding (HCAQ1050), Twenty-Nine Heavy-Duty Hinge Points
    Sixteen #6 ½" Sheet Metal Screws (for mounting the retracts),
    1/4 to 1/5 scale Pilot Figure, Building and Field Equipment.
    A Pull-Pull Cable System for the Steerable Tailwheel

    Specifications

    Wingspan: 86.5" Wing Area: 1344.5 square inches
    Fuselage Length: 67" Weight:(w/radio): 24-26 lbs
    Wing Loading: 41-44.5 oz/ft Scale: 1/5.75
    Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical Low-Wing (Gull-Style)
    CG: 5-3/4" aft of LE inverted at fuse with gear DOWN.
    Throws: HI RATE LO RATE Incidences:
    Elev ¾" each ½" each Stab 0°
    Rud 2½" each Wing 0°
    Ail 1" each ¾" each Engine: 0° down 3° right
    Flaps 1½" Washout: 2° at tip

    Comments

    This kit can be fiberglassed or covered with film covering.
    After-market parts (retracts, interior, pilot, etc.) are available.
    See the optionals on the Accessory Completion Guide for these items.
    Manual Recommends A 16-24oz Fuel Tank, Use A 32oz For Best Results.


    Decal sheet CSRGD01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
    13" x 7¼" Blue & White stars and bars
    9-1/8" x 5-1/8" Blue & White stars and bars
    6-1/8" x 1" Yellow script Bayou Baby
    2½" Yellow boxing Bugs Bunny line art
    5-7/8" x 2-5/8" Yellow 850
    Two 1½" x ¾" Black 850
    1-7/8" x ¼" Black "Wild Hare Squadron"
    3/8" White dot
    6¼" x 1-5/8" Black & White instrument panel
    3/16" black block letters:
    No Step (4), No Push (6), Ammo 50 Cal. (3), Keep Clear (2),
    Use Type D Starting Cartridge, Oil Filler Grade: 1100 12 US Gal
    Marines 49850 F4U-1, Battery Compartment, Fuel 100/130 AN-F-28
    178 US Gal, Attach APU Here, Pitot Tube Do Not Block, Servo
    Access (2), 24V Input, Hydraulic Fluid Only, Ground Here,
    Static Port, Sump Drain, Canopy Release, First Aid, CO2 Bleeder
    Valve, Stow Tow Hook Here, Life Raft, Air Inlet, Tie-Down
    Link (2), Inspection Access (3), Wing Lock (2), Tow Here (2),
    Jack Point (2), Control Lock (2), Plane Captain Msgt. M Golema,
    Mechanic 2CPO G Morenz.
    Keep Clear (4), No Step (4), No Push (4), Tow Here (4), Jack
    Point (2), Canopy Release (2), Inspection Access (4), Hydraulic
    Fluid Only (2).
    ENGINE MOUNTING: According to the plans it is 7-5/8 inches from the firewall
    to the front of the thrust washer of the engine.
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