Great Planes Super Sportster 40 MkII ARF .40-.46,55.5" GPMA1042

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Great Planes Sportster is a popular sport ace with prebuilt ease! Its classic looks, superior design and smooth flight habits have made the Super Sportster one of Great Planes' most popular models a favorite for low-wing training AND serious sport flying. You'll be equally impressed by the all-wood quality of this almost ready-to-fly version: It goes together like a dream, with an excellent parts fit for easy assembly and outstanding strength.

  • Construction: Balsa and plywood.
  • Wings: Two piece, will be glued together to make one wing.
  • Factory applied MonoKote Covering:
  • Jet White TOPQ0204
  • Red TOPQ0227
  • Sapphire Blue TOPQ0226
  • Orange TOPQ0202
  • Radio Compartment: Easily accessible with plywood servo mounts.
  • Wheel Pants: Fiberglass reinforced, painted.
  • Canopy: Clear, single.
  • Landing Gear: Pre-bent 1/8"(3mm) fixed wire
  • Building Time: Ready to fly in just a few hours.
Spend your time flying, not building! The 90% prebuilt Super Sportster 40 MKII ARF is constructed using only the best materials and manufacturing methods including an all-wood framework, expertly applied MonoKot® covering and durable fiberglass wheel pants. The Super Sportster 40 MKII ARF can be ready for flight in as little as 15-20 hours. Installation of your on-board radio equipment is easy, thanks to the preinstalled servo tray in the model's fuselage. It correctly locates the throttle, elevator, and rudder servos automatically. A pre-cut aileron servo tray easily locates the aileron servo in the center section of the wing.

Its forgiving flight characteristics make the Super Sportster 40 MKII ARF a fine way to ease yourself into low-wing piloting. The plane offers excellent control authority at all speeds and gives you experienced sport pilots a great opportunity to exercise and advance your skills.

Includes: Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods, pre-bent  1/8"main landing gear, 1/8"tailwheel wire, 2 ½ " main wheels,  1" tailwheel, nylon adjustable engine mount, 10oz fuel tank, 2 ½ " spinner, wood servo trays and wing joiners, hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions.

Engine:  .40-.46 (6.5-7cc)(2-stroke) OR   .52 (8.5cc)(4-stroke)
Muffler: Sports-Style (Engine mounts in an upright position)
Radio:   4-channel with 4 standard servos
Servos: Four Standard (1-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
Servo Extension 6": qty. 1
Misc. Items: Glow plug, 1/4" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.
Wingspan: 55.5" (1410mm)
Wing Area:
555 sq in (35.8 sq dm)
4.75-5lb (2.2 - 2.3kg)
Wing Loading:
19.7 - 20.8oz/sq ft (59.7 - 62.9g/dm2)
46" (1170mm)
Semi-Symmetrical Low Wing
Center of Gravity:
3- 1/8"  Back from the wing's leading edge

Control Throws
Low Rate
Up & Down 3/16
Up & Down 5/16
Right & Left 3/4

High Rate

Up & Down 1/2
Up & Down 1/2
Right & Left 1-1/8"

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