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Great Planes Bird Of Time 3-Meter EP Sailplane ARF GPMA1053

  • $111.69

This is the Great Planes Electric Powered, Radio Controlled, Almost Ready to Fly Bird of Time 3m Sailplane. Introduced as a kit in 1981, the 3-meter Bird of Time has proven to be timeless. Easy-to-build ARF versions have joined th..

  • Brand: Great Planes
  • Product Code:IDSPT0327
  • Availability:In Stock

Tags: Great, Planes, Bird, Time, 3-Meter, Sailplane, ARF, GPMA1053, Airplane

This is the Great Planes Electric Powered, Radio Controlled, Almost Ready to Fly Bird of Time 3m Sailplane. Introduced as a kit in 1981, the 3-meter Bird of Time has proven to be timeless. Easy-to-build ARF versions have joined the original to give all sailplane enthusiasts a relaxing and inspiring way to fly. This electric-powered, almost ready-to-fly Bird of Time is the most convenient of them all, reaching soaring heights in seconds – no hi-start, tow plane or large launch area needed.

The Bird of Time EP ARF includes a low-drag folding prop, spinner, and prop adapter. With the recommended motor, one full battery charge can power many aggressive climbs to altitude. A removable hatch in the Bird of Time EP ARF fuselage allows quick LiPo battery pack changes between flights. And last but not least, compared to smaller sailplanes, the 3-meter Bird of Time EP ARF flies well in breezy conditions and remains easy to see at high altitudes.

Includes:
Prebuilt Wing, Fuselage an, Tail assemblies, Prop, Spinner, two Motor
Mount Templates and Instruction Manual

Requires:
3+ channel radio
Great Planes RimFire .32 Brushless Motor
60A ESC with BEC
14.8V 3300-3600mAh Battery + compatible charger
Spare propellers
Field and maintenance equipment.

FEATURES

  • Compared to smaller sailplanes, the 3-meter Bird of Time EP ARF flies well in breezy conditions and remains easy to see at high altitudes
  • Strong and convenient EP power
  • Strong wood and fiberglass construction
  • 3-piece wing for easy transportation and storage
  • Removable full-flying stabilizer
  • Superior thermal and duration soaring
  • Two motor mount templates supplied
  • Folding low-drag propeller design
  • Beautiful, easy-to-see MonoKote trim scheme
  • The Bird of Time's airfoil draws maximum performance out of a wide range of conditions, from slow thermal riding to fast-paced thermal chasing
  • Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.

SPECS

Wingspan: 118" (2997mm)
Length: 49" (1245mm)
Wing Area: 1050 sq in (67.7 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 10oz/sq ft (31g/sq dm)
Weight: 4.5-4.75 lb (2040-2150 g)
Fuselage Length: 49 in (1245 mm)