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Giant Super Sportster ARF

Giant Super Sportster ARF

Part Number: GPMGPMA1044

Brand: Great Planes




$ 349.99


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Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

This is the radio controlled, glow or gasoline powered, almost-ready-to-fly, Great Planes Giant Super Sportster Sport Airplane. For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers 14 years of age and older. IMAA Legal


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

  • Following are colors and stock numbers of the Top Flite MonoKote used to cover this model:
  • White TOPQ0204
  • Black TOPQ0208
  • True Red TOPQ0227
  • If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 14oz
  • Flextank (SULQ1742), or the DuBro 14oz tank (DUBQ0214).
  • Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.
  • If using gasoline engine, fuel tank stopper and fuel line must be replaced, the following items are required;
  • Sullivan #484 Gasoline Conversion Kit (SULQ2684)
  • Two Du-Bro #813 Fuel Line Barbs (DUBQ0670)
  • Nylon Ties (ASCC3720)
  • Gasoline Fuel Tubing (GPMQ4135)
  • Pilot shown inside the plane is not included.
  • The Inner and Outer Fuel Line Collars (1 glow and 1 gasoline) and the two Fuel Line Plugs listed in the manual are no longer included.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

  • Construction: Balsa and plywood
  • Wings: Two-piece, wing halves attach with an aluminum joiner tube and fasten to the fuselage with 1/4-20 nylon bolts
  • Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote, see COMMENTS
  • Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced
  • Servo Placement: Servos for all control surfaces mount externally with direct 4-40 linkages increasing control response and simplifying installation and set-up
  • Cowling: Pre-painted fiberglass
  • Wheel Pants: Pre-painted fiberglass
  • Canopy: Clear with painted-on framework detail
  • Landing Gear: 3/16" (5mm) diameter, with steerable .10" (2.5mm) diameter tailwheel assembly
  • Wheels: Foam, two main 3.5" (87mm) diameter, 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel
  • Aileron Control: Dual servo
  • Fuel Tank: 14.2oz (420cc) for use with glow fuel, if using gasoline engine see COMMENTS
  • Decals: "Giant Super Sportster" in Red with Black and White outlines
  • Black instrument panel with White markings
  • Engine Mount: Two piece, composite construction with hardware to mount glow or gasoline engine with four aluminum Fuji Imvac 32 engine spacers, if using a different gasoline engine different hardware may be required
  • Building Time: Ready to fly in only 15-20 hours.
  • Spinner: 3" (83mm) diameter, aluminum
  • Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date date of purchase.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

  • Wingspan: 82" (2085mm)
  • Wing Area: 1293 sq in (83.4 sq dm)
  • Weight: 13 - 14.5lb (5850 - 6575kg)
  • Wing Loading: 23 - 25oz/sq ft (70 - 79g/sq dm)
  • Length: 72" (1820mm)
  • Airfoil: Fully symmetrical, low wing placement
  • Center of Gravity: 5" (133mm) Back from the flat part of the leading edge of the wing at the middle
  • Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
  • Elevator: Up & Down 1" (38mm) 1" (25.4mm)
  • Rudder: Right to Left 3" (76mm) 2" (51mm)
  • Ailerons: Up & Down 1" (32mm) " (19mm)


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

  • Engine: 1.60 - 2.00 cu in (26 - 33 cc) 2-stroke
  • 1.20 - 2.00 cu in (20- 33 cc) 4-stroke
  • 2.00 cu in (32cc) gasoline
  • Muffler: On O.S. Max 1.60 2-stroke the standard muffler will work
  • Radio: 4 - 5 Channel
  • Servos: 7 total, 5 ball bearing (2-Elevator, 2-Ailerons, 1-Rudder)
  • 1 standard torque servo for throttle
  • 1 standard torque servo for kill switch if using gasoline engine
  • One 6" (150mm) Servo Extension: For receiver to aileron connection
  • Three 24" (610mm) Servo Extensions: 2 elevators, 1 rudder
  • Two 12" (300mm) Servo Extensions: For ailerons
  • Two Dual Servo Extensions: For aileron and elevator servos
  • Receiver Battery: Minimum 1000mAh
  • Misc. Items: Glow plug, " foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF

  • Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods, pre-bent 3/16" (5mm) main landing gear, decals
  • 3.5" (87mm) main wheels, 1" (25.4mm) tailwheel, adjustable engine mount 14.2oz (420cc) fuel tank, wood servo trays and wing joiners,
  • Great Planes hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions


Great Planes - GPMGPMA1044 - Giant Super Sportster ARF