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Escapade .61 EP Sport/Aerobatic ARF

This is the glow or electric powered, radio controlled, almost ready to fly Escapade .61 Sport Airplane from Great Planes.
SKU: 735557012014
Manufacturer part number: GPMA1201
Availability: Out of stock
Manufacturer: Great Planes


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  
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.  


Great Planes ARF Escapade .61 Sport Airplane with Fuel Tank, Motor Mount, Engine Mount, Decals, Painted Pilot Bust, Wheels, Spinner and Instruction Manual 


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 
Glow Power:
   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


Wingspan: 68" (1725mm) 
Wing Area: 813 in² (52.4 dm²) 
Weight: 8.25 - 9.0 lb (3.7 - 4.1 kg)  
Wing Loading: 23 - 26 oz/ft² (70-79 g/dm²) 
Length: 58.5" (1485mm) 
Configuration: Low wing  
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical
Center of Gravity (CG): 4" (102mm) back from the wing's leading edge measured at the fuselage 
Control Throws-        Low Rate               High Rate 
  Ailerons:            3/8" (10mm) 12°        3/4" (19mm) 25° 
  Rudder:            1-3/4" (44mm) 19°      2-1/2" (64mm) 28°
  Elevator:            7/8" (22mm) 14°      1-1/2" (38mm) 25°  


Following are the colors of Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this model and order numbers for six foot rolls:
              Jet White, TOPQ0204 
              Orange, TOPQ0202 
              Sapphire Blue, TOPQ0226