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Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina Seaplane EP ARF GPMA1154


This is the electric power Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina almost ready to fly R/C airplane, aircraft, plane, jet, airship.

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More information about Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina Seaplane EP ARF GPMA1154

This is the Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina Seaplane EP ARF. This Seaplane is recommended for intermediate pilots. Enjoy the easy-to-assemble seaplane that beats the pontoon blues – it's not just a plane with floats! The PBY Catalina Recreates the look of the 1930s-era naval military/sea rescue plane in just hours. Featuring a lightweight, beautifully hand-crafted fiberglass fuselage and factory-covered, built-up wood wing and tail. Recommended RimFire twin brushless motors provide the ideal power-to-weight ratio for exciting water takeoffs and landings.

Includes: One Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina Seaplane EP ARF with decal sheet, plywood motor mounts, two plastic nacelles, two wing tip floats, two 8x6 plastic propellers, two plywood motor mounts, two aileron extensions, hardware package, photo-illustrated instructions, and removable water rudder


  • Radio: Four channel with micro receiver
  • Servos: Two micro high torque
    Note: Radio listed above includes two servos (total number of four servos required)
  • Servo Extensions: Two 6" (152mm) 
  • Y-Harnesses: Two
  • Motors: Two Brushless
  • Electronic Speed Controls: Two ElectriFly SS-25 
  • Parallel ESC Adapter
  • Battery: 11.1V, 2100mAh LiPo
  • Cell Balancer: If using charger that doesn't have balancing capabilities
  • Battery Charger: LiPo compatible
  • Building and field equipment


Specifications for Great Planes ElectriFly PBY Catalina Seaplane EP ARF GPMA1154

Main Category

R/C Vehicles

Vehicle Type


Power Type

Electric Power

Build Type

Almost Ready to Fly

Skill Level

Skill Level 3

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Wingspan: 53.5" (1360mm)
Wing Area: 395 sq in (25.5 sq dm)
Weight: 3 - 3.25lb (1360 - 1470g)
Wing Loading: 18 - 19 oz/sq ft (55 - 58 sq dm)
Length: 34.25" (870mm)
Airfoil: Flat bottom
Center of Gravity: 2-1/8" (54mm) Back from the wing's leading edge

Control Throws
High Rate
1/2" (13mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 3/4" (19mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 3/8" (10mm)

Low Rate
5/16" (8mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 3/8" (10mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 1/4"  (6mm)

  • Fiberglass hull, balsa and plywood wing and tail section
  • Two-piece wing design with aluminum wing joiner tube, tip floats and pre- installed motor leads
  • Factory applied iron-on covering
  • Easy access hatch on top of fuselage for the radio compartment
  • Dual servo aileron control with extensions pre-installed
  • Plywood motor mounts with plastic cowls
  • Two plastic propellers, 8x6 (GPMQ6610)
  • Airplane Stand: Tubes with foam cradles holds plane during assembly process and allows easy transport
  • Building Time: Ready to fly in only 6-10 hours
  • Warranty (through the manufacturer): Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.
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From Customer | 2016-10-03 09:24:56

What is the size, speed, flight time and takeoff/landing distance


With the recommend battery, a 2100 mAh pack, flight time is about 5. We have heard that this can take off pretty quickly but not sure about exact distances. And because this is a scale plane speeds have not really been recorded or measured.

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