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Great Planes Combat Spitfire GP/EP ARF 39" GPMA1478


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This is the Great Planes Spitfire 1/12 scale Glow or Electric Powered ARF Airplane. For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers, AMA Event 750 Combat Class 2610 Legal.

You can assemble this model for belly landings or with the fixed wire landing gear provided and mount your aileron servos and linkages on the top or bottom of the wing. The Spitfire comes already covered with five colors, that represent a typical trim scheme of the World War II Allied fighter. Decals shown are included and die-cut for easy application.For an outstanding brushless electric power system, outfit the Spitfire with a 1450kV out-runner brushless motor, 45A ESC, and 3200mAh LiPo battery. Laser-cut parts for installing a complete brushless electric power system are supplied. Accessing electronics for maintenance is as simple as removing the wing.

With a glow power, enjoy thrilling sport action or cut your combat competition's ribbon to shreds! If you prefer to fly using glow power as required for AMA-sanctioned combat contests Great Planes provides the mounting materials needed to install a 2-stroke .25 cu in (4 cc) engine.

Includes:One Great Planes Spitfire 1/12 scale sport airplane with pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods, 4oz (120cc) fuel tank, wood servo trays and wing joiners, spinner hardware package, landing gear, two wheels, mounting components for electric/glow setup and photo illustrated instructions.


  • Glow Engine: .25 cu in (4.0 cc) 2-stroke (OSMG0525) OR
  • Brushless Motor: Outrunner type, (GPMG4675)
  • Electronic Speed Control: At least 45A, Brushless-compatible (GPMM1840) if using Brushless motor
  • Muffler: Standard muffler supplied with engine
  • Propeller: 9x6-compatible with glow or electric power (APCQ0906)
  • Radio: 4-Channel
  • Servos: 4-Micro servos with at least 34 oz-in torque, 5 needed if installing glow engine
  • Servo Extensions: Two 9" (230mm) for aileron servos
  • Misc. Items: Glow plug, foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, building and field equipment.


Fact sheet

Main Category R/C Vehicles
Vehicle Type Airplane
Power Type Nitro Power
Build Type Almost Ready to Fly
Skill Level Skill Level 4
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Tech Specs

Wingspan: 39" (990mm)

Wing Area: 272sq in (17.5sq dm)

Flying Weight: 40-48oz (1130 - 1360g)

Wing Loading: 21-25 oz/sq ft (65-78 g/sq dm)

Length: 35.5" (895mm)

Center of Gravity: 2-3/8" (60mm) Back from the wing's leading edge at the fuselage


Control Throws              High Rate         Low Rate

Elevator: Up & Down     3/8" (9.5mm)       ¼" (6mm)

Rudder:  Up & Down     ¾" (19mm)          ½" (13mm)

Ailerons: Up & Down    3/16" (5mm)        1/8" (3mm) 


  • Construction: All balsa and plywood
  • Controls: Throttle, ailerons, elevator, rudder
  • Wings: One-piece with plywood wing joiner
  • Covering: Factory applied iron-on film, color scheme is Light Gray with Dark Green military camouflage
  • Spinner: 2.25" (57.15mm) diameter, White in color
  • Cowling: Pre-painted, fiberglass
  • Canopy: Clear, single
  • Aileron Control: Dual servo
  • Landing Gear: Prebent wire 0.12" (3mm) diameter, optional usage
  • Wheels: Two 2" (50.8mm)
  • Building Time: Ready to fly in only 7-10 hours.
  • Engine Mount: Composite, two-piece adjustable, Four 3mm flat washers are included. These washers should be used when attaching a glow engine to the nylon engine mount halves.
  • Warranty Period: Great Planes guarantees this kit free from defects in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase.

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