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Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

Part Number: GPMGPMA1220

Brand: Great Planes

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Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Almost Ready-to-Fly, Great Planes Big Stik .40 Sport Airplane. Great planes returned to the original Big Stik plans to create this 90% Pre-Built and MonoKote Covered ARF Kit. Recommended for modelers with trainer airplane experience.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

  • Following are the MonoKote colors used on this model and stock numbers for six foot rolls,
  • True Red-TOPQ0227 White-TOPQ0204 Black-TOPQ0208
  • If a replacement fuel tank is needed an 8oz (240cc) tank like
  • SULQ1439 can be used. Some minor modification may be needed as this is not the exact shape of the original tank.
  • MonoKote colors checked & matched updated


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

  • Construction: All balsa and plywood
  • Wings: One piece, all wood, held to fuselage with two included 1/4-20 wing bolts. Fully symmetrical high-wing configuration.
  • Covering: Factory applied adhesive backed MonoKote. Color scheme is
  • Red with the Maltese Cross in Black set against a White background on the wings, tail section, and top of the fuselage behind the wing. For stock numbers of covering used, see COMMENTS.
  • Radio Compartment: Easily accessible, plywood reinforced.
  • Landing Gear: Pre-formed aluminum .12" (3mm) thick. Steerable .16"
  • (4mm) thick pre-formed wire nose gear.
  • Aileron Control: Dual standard size servos
  • Building Time: Ready to fly in only 12-15 hours
  • Warranty Period: Great Planes Model Manufacturing guarantees this kit free from defects in material and workmanship at purchase date.
  • This warranty does not cover any components damaged by use or modification.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

  • Wingspan: 59" (1500mm)
  • Wing Area: 757 sq in (48.8 sq dm)
  • Weight: 5.25- 6lbs (2.38 - 2.72kg)
  • Wing Loading: 19.8 - 21.3 oz/sq ft (50 - 65 g/sq dm)
  • Length: 51" (1295mm)
  • Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical High Wing.
  • Center of Gravity: 3.75" (95mm) Back from the wing's leading edge.
  • Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
  • Elevator: Up & Down .75" (19mm) .62" (16mm)
  • Rudder: Right to Left 1.61" (41mm) 1" (25.4mm)
  • Ailerons: Up & Down .86" (22mm) .62" (16mm)


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

  • Engine: .40-.51 cu in (6.5-8.5cc) 2-stroke
  • OR .50-.70 cu in (8.5-11.5cc) 4-stroke
  • Muffler: Sports-Style, engine mounts in an upright position, stock muffler supplied with engine will work fine.
  • Radio: Four channel.
  • Servos: Standard (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder).
  • (a high torque servo is suggested for the rudder, but not required)
  • Servo Extensions: Two 6" (152mm).
  • Y-Harness: One, for aileron servos.
  • Misc. Items: Glow plug, " foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1220 - Big Stik 40 GP ARF .40-.51,58.5"

  • One Great Planes ARF R/C Glow Powered Big Stik .40 Sport Airplane with pre-built and covered wings fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods, pre-bent .012" (3mm) main landing gear, 2.75" (70mm) main wheels, nylon adjustable engine mount, 8.75oz (260cc) fuel tank,
  • 2.5" (64mm) spinner, plywood servo trays and wing joiners, hardware package, fuel tubing, and photo-illustrated instructions.

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