Giant Super Sportster ARF

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Giant Super Sportster ARF

Great Planes GPMA1044 Airplane Nitro/Gas ARF
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  • Giant Super Sportster ARF

    This is the radio controlled, glow or gasoline powered, almost-ready-to-fly,
    Great Planes Giant Super Sportster Sport Airplane.
    For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers 14 years of age and older.
    IMAA Legal


    Construction: Balsa and plywood
    Wings: Two-piece, wing halves attach with an aluminum joiner tube
    and fasten to the fuselage with 1/4-20 nylon bolts
    Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote, see COMMENTS
    Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced
    Servo Placement: Servos for all control surfaces mount externally
    with direct 4-40 linkages increasing control response and
    simplifying installation and set-up
    Cowling: Pre-painted fiberglass
    Wheel Pants: Pre-painted fiberglass
    Canopy: Clear with painted-on framework detail
    Landing Gear: 3/16" (5mm) diameter, with steerable .10" (2.5mm)
    diameter tailwheel assembly
    Wheels: Foam, two main 3.5" (87mm) diameter, 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
    Aileron Control: Dual servo
    Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc) for use with glow fuel, if using gasoline
    engine see COMMENTS
    Decals: "Giant Super Sportster" in Red with Black and White outlines
    Black instrument panel with White markings
    Engine Mount: Two piece, composite construction with hardware to
    mount glow or gasoline engine with four aluminum Fuji Imvac 32
    engine spacers, if using a different gasoline engine different
    hardware may be required
    Building Time: Ready to fly in only 15-20 hours.
    Spinner: 3¼" (83mm) diameter, aluminum
    Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
    kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date
    date of purchase.


    Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
    pre-bent 3/16" (5mm) main landing gear, decals
    3.5" (87mm) main wheels, 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel, adjustable engine
    mount 14.2oz (420cc) fuel tank, wood servo trays and wing joiners,
    Great Planes hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions


    Engine: 1.60 - 2.00 cu in (26 - 33 cc) 2-stroke
    1.20 - 2.00 cu in (20- 33 cc) 4-stroke
    2.00 cu in (32cc) gasoline
    Muffler: On O.S. Max 1.60 2-stroke the standard muffler will work
    Radio: 4 - 5 Channel
    Servos: 7 total, 5 ball bearing (2-Elevator, 2-Ailerons, 1-Rudder)
    1 standard torque servo for throttle
    1 standard torque servo for kill switch if using gasoline
    One 6" (150mm) Servo Extension: For receiver to aileron connection
    Three 24" (610mm) Servo Extensions: 2 elevators, 1 rudder
    Two 12" (300mm) Servo Extensions: For ailerons
    Two Dual Servo Extensions: For aileron and elevator servos
    Receiver Battery: Minimum 1000mAh
    Misc. Items: Glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
    fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


    Wingspan: 82" (2085mm)
    Wing Area: 1293 sq in (83.4 sq dm)
    Weight: 13 - 14.5lb (5850 - 6575kg)
    Wing Loading: 23 - 25oz/sq ft (70 - 79g/sq dm)
    Length: 72" (1820mm)
    Airfoil: Fully symmetrical, low wing placement
    Center of Gravity: 5¼" (133mm) Back from the flat part of the
    leading edge of the wing at the middle
    Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
    Elevator: Up & Down 1½" (38mm) 1" (25.4mm)
    Rudder: Right to Left 3" (76mm) 2" (51mm)
    Ailerons: Up & Down 1¼" (32mm) ¾" (19mm)


    Following are colors and stock numbers of the Top Flite MonoKote
    used to cover this model:
    White TOPQ0204
    Black TOPQ0208
    True Red TOPQ0227

    If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz
    Flextank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).
    Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

    If using gasoline engine, fuel tank stopper and fuel line must be
    replaced, the following items are required;
    Sullivan #484 Gasoline Conversion Kit (SULQ2684)
    Two Du-Bro #813 Fuel Line Barbs (DUBQ0670)
    Nylon Ties (ASCC3720)
    Gasoline Fuel Tubing (GPMQ4135)

    Pilot shown inside the plane is not included.

    The Inner and Outer Fuel Line Collars (1 glow and 1 gasoline) and
    the two Fuel Line Plugs listed in the manual are no longer

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