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Phazer EDF ARF
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Sport performance. Trainer confidence.

Available in RTF and ARF versions, the Avistar Elite is the perfect choice for progressing from basic training to aerobatics using one plane and a flight instructor’s assistance. Its high wing mounting and tricycle landing gear boost your confidence by adding stability and easy ground handling. The semi-symmetrical airfoil offers greater maneuverability as soon as you’re ready.

  • In the air fast — thanks to factory-finished, built-up wood sections; pre-hinged control surfaces; and glue-free assembly

  • Large and stable design is better able to handle windy conditions than park fliers.

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Avistar Elite RTF Wing Assembly
Wing halves feature prehinged control surfaces, installed aileron servos, and bays for optional flaps. Simply slide them onto the joiner tube. No glue is used, so they remove easily for transport.
Avistar Elite RTF Landing Gear
In seconds, the removable main landing gear snaps into a factory-installed mount. The steerable nose wheel is already installed.
Avistar Elite RTF EasyAlign tail
The patented EasyAlign system guides tail sections into place automatically. No tools are needed. Simply tighten the thumb screws to assemble a straight, strong tail!
U.S. Patents #6,938,856 and #6,986,695
Avistar Elite RTF airfoil
The Avistar Elite wing is semi-symmetrical, or slightly rounded on the bottom. It combines trainer-like stability with the ability to execute smooth rolls and other aerobatics that flat-bottom trainers cannot perform.
Avistar Elite RTF aerobatic flight
Just as your high-wing trainer helped you learn basic flight skills, the Avistar Elite gives you extra confidence when beginning to fly aerobatics.
Avistar Elite RTF Clevises and control horns
Clevises and control horns are already attached to the model’s factory-hinged control surfaces — one of many details that save time in the workshop and get you flying faster.
Avistar Elite RTF stable flight
Because it’s larger than park fliers, the Avistar Elite is also more stable and better able to handle windy conditions.
Avistar Elite RTF trim scheme
MonoKote CoveringBuilt-up wood sections have been expertly finished in a colorful, contemporary trim scheme. Great Planes and Avistar Elite logo decals are also included.


Start flying in minutes — the Avistar Elite .46 RTF has it all!

Avistar Elite RTF parts
The Avistar Elite RTF includes an installed fuel tank and O.S. 46AX II engine. Even “AA” transmitter batteries are supplied for the Tactic 6-channel, 2.4GHz radio with SLT!


Tactic TTX600

Included Tactic TTX600 6-channel 2.4GHz radio features:

  • Dual rates on elevator, ailerons and rudder.
  • Digital trims and servo reversing.
  • Wireless trainer system.
  • Adjustable stick lengths.
  • Power LED and low-voltage alarm.
O.S. 46AX II

Powered by an O.S. 46AX II engine!

  • Lightweight and low maintenance.
  • Power Box muffler significantly reduces exhaust noise without compromising power.
  • Glow plug also included.
Avistar Elite RTF needle valve
The engine’s rear-angled needle valve allows safe, easy adjustments.
Avistar Elite RTF Engine, Spinner and Prop
The Avistar Elite RTF’s engine is already installed on the IsoSmooth engine mount. Simply attach the supplied propeller and spinner.

GPMA1605 — RTF
62.5 in (1590 mm)
Wing Area: 672 in² (43.3 dm²)
Weight: 6.5 lb (2.95 kg)
Wing Loading: 22 oz/ft² (67 g/dm²)
Length: 55 in (1395 mm)

Note: For a complete list of recommended items, see the instruction manual. Ask your hobby dealer for additional recommendations.

PDFRTF Product Manual - Tech Notice - Parts Listing - Accessories Needed - Product Flier


Fly the ARF using glow or electric power!

Avistar Elite ARF parts
The Avistar Elite ARF assembles just as easily as the RTF, but allows you to choose the power system along with your radio gear.

Avistar Elite ARF battery hatch
Your fuel tank or flight battery fits easily into this large on-board compartment with magnetic hatch for easy access.

Avistar Elite ARF glow vs. electric
A vibration-reducing IsoSmooth Engine Mount is supplied for glow engine installation. If you prefer electric power, the model also comes with an electric motor mount.

GPMA1005 — ARF
62.5 in (1590 mm)
Wing Area: 672 in² (43.3 dm²)
Weight: 6.5-7 lb (2950 -3170 g)
Wing Loading: 22-24 oz/ft² (67 -73 g/dm²)
Length: 55 in (1395 mm)
Requires: Radio system with 4-5 channels and 4-7 servos; 2-stroke .46-.55 (7.5-9 cc) engine OR RimFire™ .46 (42-60-800kV) brushless motor, 45A brushless ESC, 14.8V 3350mAh LiPo battery & charger


Note: For a complete list of recommended items, see the instruction manual. Ask your hobby dealer for additional recommendations.

PDFARF Product Manual - Tech Notice - Parts Listing - Accessories Needed - Product Flier


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For the fastest R/C flight training…
…Seek the help of an experienced R/C pilot or flying instructor. You’ll learn quickly, with greater confidence and safety. To find an instructor, ask your local hobby dealer — or contact the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), a national modeling organization with over 2,300 chartered flying clubs across the country.

AMA Academy of Model Aeronautics
Academy of Model Aeronautics
5161 East Memorial Drive
Muncie, IN 47302
(800) 432-9262

ARF Recommended Products

FUTK6000 Futaba® 6J 2.4GHz S-FHSS 6-Channel Radio

ARF Glow Setup

OSMG0548 O.S.® 46AX II ABL with Muffler

ARF Electric Setup

GPMG4725 ElectriFly® RimFire™ .46 (42-60-800kV) Outrunner Brushless Motor
GPMM1840 ElectriFly Silver Series 45A Brushless ESC
FPWP3334 FlightPower® FP30 14.8V 3350mAh LiPo Battery w/Star Plug

Recommended Options

HCAP3200 Hobbico® TorqMaster 90 Deluxe 12V Starter
HCAP0800 Hobbico TorqMaster LC 12V 7 Amp Battery
HCAP2520 Hobbico Hot-Shot 2 Glow Starter
HCAP3015 Hobbico Hand-Crank Fuel Pump
HCAP2200 Hobbico Recoil Fuel Tubing 5 ft (1.5 m)
GPMP4155 Great Planes Filling Station Can Fitting Set

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