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Viper 500 ARF White .25-.46 52

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  • Viper 500 ARF White .25-.46 52

    This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Wood and Foam
    Almost Ready-to-Fly Great Planes Viper 500 Sport Model Airplane Kit in White
    AMA-legal for Quickie 500 racing in 424 and 428 classes.
    For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.


    Construction: Balsa and plywood
    Wings: One-piece foam core with carbon fiber reinforcement, balsa
    sheeting applied with epoxy for added security and stiffness,
    recessed wing hold down bolts to minimize drag, center section
    wrapped in double layer of fiberglass cloth
    Covering: Covered in Top Flite MonoKote covering, color scheme is
    entirely White
    Radio Compartment: Easily accessible under wing
    Landing Gear: Pre-bent aluminum
    Tail Section: Self-aligning V-tail bolts to fuselage and easily
    removed for easy transportation
    Aileron Control: One servo needed with at least 35 oz-in torque
    Motor Mount: Aluminum, multi-fit backplate style
    Assembly Time: Ready to fly in as little as 6-8 hours
    Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
    kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date
    of purchase.


    One Great Planes Viper 500 sport model airplane kit with
    pre-assembled wing fuselage and tail sections, pushrods, decal
    sheet, hardware, 2½" (61mm) plastic profile wheels,
    6.1oz (180cc) fuel tank (GPMA2552), photo-illustrated instructions


    Engine: .25-.46 (4.1-7.5cc) 2-stroke
    Muffler: Stock type supplied with engine
    Radio: Four channel for sport flying
    Six channels or more for V-tail mixing
    Servos: Four 42 oz-in torque minimum
    1-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle
    Servo Extensions: Two 12" (305mm) for throttle and aileron servos
    Misc. Items: Glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, 3' medium
    fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


    Wingspan: 52" (1320mm)
    Wing Area: 504 sq in (32.5 sq dm)
    Weight: 3-3.4lb (1360-1530g)
    Wing Loading: 13.7-15.4 oz/sq ft (42-47 g/sq dm)
    Length: 41.25" (1048mm)
    Airfoil: Selig
    Center of Gravity: 3" (75mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
    at the fuselage sides.
    Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate
    Ailerons: Up & Down 1/8" (3mm) 3/8" (9.5mm)
    Elevator: Up & Down 1/8" (3mm) ¼" (6.35mm)
    Rudder: Right & Left ¼" (6.35mm)


    Use Top Flite White MonoKote in six foot roll size (TOPQ0204) if
    repairs to the covering are needed.
    Incidences are: thrust angle 0°
    wing 0°
    tail 0°

    If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 6oz
    Flextank (SULQ1738), or the DuBro 6oz tank (DUBQ0206).
    Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.

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  • Great Planes Viper 500 ARF White .25-.46 52 Parts List (6 items)

    • Great Planes GPMA2500
      Out of Stock

      This is the White Wing Set for the White Viper 500 ARF (GPMA1265). Features Balsa sheeted foam core construction with carbon … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMA2502
      Out of Stock

      This is a White V-Tail for the Great Planes Viper 500 ARF. This is mounted on the rear of the fuselage. Features Solid balsa … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMA2503
      Out of Stock

      This the Landing Gear for the Viper 500 from Great Planes. Features Durable aluminum construction White in color Includes One … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMA2550
      Out of Stock

      This is the Back Plate Mount for the Great Planes Viper 500. This mounts to the Firewall and the engine Mounts to it. Features … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMA2551
      Out of Stock

      This is the Racing Wheel Set for the Great Planes Viper 500. These mount to the landing gear. Features Durable Nylon Construction … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMA2552
      Out of Stock

      This is the Fuel Tank for the Great Planes Viper 500. Features Impact Resistant Nylon Construction Slightly Translucent Metal … Read More

  • Great Planes Viper 500 ARF White .25-.46 52 Hop-Ups & Optional Accessories (15 items)

    • Futaba FUTM2250 (FSH32)
      Out of Stock

      These are one-piece screw and washers used for mounting all Futaba servos. Comes 10 per package (rubber grommets are NOT included … Read More

    • Futaba FUTM2310 (FSH10)
      Out of Stock

      Set includes 20 round servo grommets made of rubber. Specs: .250 " OD .125" ID .167" Height … Read More

    • Futaba FUTM3650 (FSH21)
      Out of Stock

      This contains 20 brass eyelets which go in the center of the servo grommets for mounting the servos. Specifications Height: 4.5mm … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMR2400 Hand Tools
      Out of Stock

      Accurately balance your plane and set the correct Center of Gravity for maximum flight performance.

    • Great Planes GPMR2405 Hand Tools
      Out of Stock

      The Great Planes Accu-Throw Control Surface Deflection Meter Accurately Adjusts Control Throws for the Best Flight Performance on … Read More

    • Great Planes GPMR8035 Hand Tools
      Out of Stock

      This is a 4-in-1 Installation Tool w/Convenient No-Slip Handle. Features Installs and adjusts wing bolts or clevises. Makes … Read More

    • Hobbico HCAP0302
      Out of Stock

      Power your Electric Field Equipment from a single 12V source with the Deluxe Power Panel. It provides 12V power to your electric … Read More

    • Hobbico HCAP3205 Starter Motor
      Out of Stock

      This is a Hobbico TorqMaster 90 Deluxe 12V Starter. It is designed for starting Glow Engines up to .90 cubic inches in size. *** … Read More

    • Hobbico HCAP3335
      In Stock

      The Hobbico Safe Start "chicken stick" is a safe, easy way to Flip-Start Glow Powered Engines. This stick is held … Read More

    • Hobbico HCAR0696 Hand Tools
      In Stock

      This is a PIN VISE (Pocket Drill) w/1/16" Collet and Six Bits that conveniently store in the knurled handle with shirt … Read More

    • Top Flite TOPQ5700 Hand Tools
      In Stock

      Greatly reduces prop vibration - protecting radio components, reducing engine wear, preventing structural damage and lowering … Read More

    • Top Flite TOPR2000 Covering
      Out of Stock

      This Top Flite Heat Gun is a handy tool that gives you a fast, drum-tight, mirror smooth finish. It's ideal for MonoKote& … Read More

    • Top Flite TOPR2100 Covering
      In Stock

      This is the Top Flite Sealing Iron used to apply fabric or film onto model airplane kits. It has a Two-Year Warranty. Features … Read More

    • Top Flite TOPR2175 Covering
      Out of Stock

      The Top Flite Hot Sock Iron Cover is designed to fit the Top Flite Sealing Irons or most sealing irons on the market. This simply … Read More

    • Top Flite TOPR2200 Covering
      Out of Stock

      This is the Top Flite Trim Seal Tool with flat and rounded detail shoes. This is used to apply detail covering or stripes onto … Read More

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