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Proud Bird EF1 Racer Sport ARF

This is the Radio Controlled, Electric Powered, Almost Ready to Fly, Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer from Great Planes. Approved for NMPRA EF1 Class Racing.
SKU: 735557012601
Manufacturer part number: GPMA1260
Availability: Out of stock
Manufacturer: Great Planes


Construction: All-wood, built-up airframe, white in color 
Wing: Two piece with composite wing joiner
Aileron Control: Single servo 
Cowl: Fiberglass 
Wheel Pants: Fiberglass
Motor Mount: Plywood, designed to accept Great Planes Rimfire or OS motors
Spinner: White plastic, 1.75" (44.4mm) diameter 
Canopy: Plastic construction, magnetic attachment
Landing Gear: Two-piece prebent with 2.4" (61mm) main foam wheels and 1" (26mm) tailwheel  
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  


ARF Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer, Landing Gear, Wheels, Motor Mount Instruction Manual   


Radio: 4-channel with 3 micro servos
Brushless motor: .25 
ESC: 60A or greater 
Battery: 14.8V 2200-2600mAh LiPo 
Battery Charger: To match selected battery  
Propeller: 8x8E or 9x9E thin electric 
LiPo Charging Bag and building and field equipment 


Wingspan: 51.9" (1319mm)  
Wing Area: 388 sq in (25 sq dm) 
Weight: 3.0-3.5 lb (1360-1590 g) 
Wing Loading: 18-21 oz/sq ft (55-64 g/sq dm) 
Length: 40" (1015mm) 
Center of Gravity (CG): 3-7/8" (98mm) back from the leading edge of the wing at the fuselage side 
Control Throws           Low Rate               High Rate 
    Elevator-Up/Down,    1/8" (3mm) 5°          3/16" (5mm) 7° 
    Rudder-Right & Left, 1/2" (13mm) 18°        3/4"  (19mm) 27°
    Ailerons-Up/Down,    1/4" (6mm) 11°         3/8"  (10mm) 17°  


All white in color, photos show custom trim scheme.

Additional covering must be purchased if custom trim scheme is desired.

Pilot shown in photos is not included.
For advanced pilots only, not suitable for beginning or intermediate pilots

The Proud Bird reaches speeds approaching 100mph (160kph) and should be flown only at an approved AMA flying site.  

Because it can quickly disappear from sight, pilots should remain focused on the plane at all times.