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Avistar 30cc

This giant keeps growing with you.

Add the Avistar 30cc/EP to your hangar today for giant-scale sport training — and it will continue giving you new opportunities to try optional flaps, floats, and even sailplane towing. Easy to fly for less experienced pilots, yet with the power and maneuverability to satisfy seasoned fliers, it’s the perfect introduction to gasoline engines or large electric power.

  • Top-quality balsa/ply construction for strength and durability
  • Two-piece wing with pre-hinged control surfaces
  • Aerobatic but forgiving for new sport fliers

[ Check out the review by RC Groups ]

colorful factory applied trim scheme
The Avistar 30cc/EP’s realistic looks are highlighted by a fiberglass cowl and wheel pants; clear side windows and windshield; and a removable, black ABS cockpit floor. Decals are included for adding an N-number, cargo door and landing lights to the preapplied covering scheme.
fuselage hatchmagnetic hatch
A spacious fuselage allows ample room for installation of your radio gear and power system components. A magnetically secured hatch makes LiPo changes fast and easy.
engine installed
With gasoline power, the Avistar 30cc/EP is economical to fly and needs minimal maintenance.
motor installed
With a brushless electric motor system, you’ll reduce noise and enjoy “instant” power — ideal if you plan to add floats and fly off water.
factory-hinged flaps
Factory-hinged flaps are built into the wing. They can easily be made operational by cutting the flaps free from the ailerons and adding the required servos. With functional flaps, your model will be capable of slower takeoff and “light as a feather” landing speeds.
90.5 in (2300 mm)
Wing Area:
1448 in² (93.4 dm²)
16.5-17.5 lb (7.5-7.9 kg)
77.25 in (1962 mm)
Wing Loading:
26-28 oz/ft² (79-85 g/dm²)
4-6 channel radio with minimum 5 high-torque servos (additional standard servo for throttle when using gas power); 30-35 cc gas engine OR 63-62-250kV electric motor, 60A ESC and two 4S 14.8V 5000mAh or two 5S 18.5V 5000mAh LiPo batteries and charger

Options available for the Avistar 30cc/EP.

taildragger & tricycle landing gear
The Avistar 30cc/EP includes taildragger landing gear. If you prefer a tricycle setup, use the optional Nose Gear Conversion Set (GPMA4568) and Nose Gear Wheel Pant (GPMA4561). With either configuration, ground handling is solid and predictable.
floats and rudders
For thrilling water takeoffs, replace the landing gear with Great Planes’ optional Float Kit (GPMA1676). Twin water rudders provide precise taxiing control and “kick up” when striking obstacles to avoid damage. Each float’s servo and linkages (required) mount internally for clean looks.
tow release
Help your sailplane flying buddies quickly reach altitude. Just add a servo and the optional, machined aluminum Sailplane Tow Release (GPMA4567).


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Product Recommendations:

Please note: All recommendations were the best choices available at the time of product release. Please check with your dealer for additional choices.

Recommended Products:

TACJ2850 Tactic TTX850 8-Channel 2.4GHz SLT Radio
FUTM0045 (5-7) Futaba S3305 High-Torque Standard MG Servos
FUTM0029 (1) Futaba S3001 Standard Servo (for throttle)
FUTM0029 (1) Futaba S3001 Standard Servo (for optional choke)
FUTM0029 (2) Futaba S3001 Standard Servo (for optional floats)
FUTM0029 (1) Futaba S3001 Standard Servo (for optional tow release)
HCAM6446 LiFeSource LiFe 6.6V 3200mAh 10C (Receiver Battery)
GPMM3155 ElectriFly Triton EQ AC/DC Charger

Electric Power:

GPMG4795 RimFire 1.60 Outrunner Brushless Motor
GPMM1850 ElectriFly Silver Series 60A Brushless ESC
FPWP5505 (2) FlightPower LiPo FP50 5S 18.5V 5000mAh 50C
XOAQ4079 Xoar PJN Series 18x8 Electric Beechwood Propeller (for 10S set-up)
APCQ4021 APC LP18080E 18x8 Thin Electric Propeller (for 10S set-up)
XOAQ4096 Xoar PJN Series 20x10 Electric Beechwood Propeller (for 8S set-up)
APCQ4028 APC LP20010E 20x10 Thin Electric Propeller (for 8S set-up)

Gas Power:

DLEG0435 DLE-35RA Rear Exhaust Gasoline w/EI
HCAM6411 LiFeSource LiFe 6.6V 1300mAh 10C (Ignition Battery)
XOAQ1808 Xoar PJN Series 18x8 Beechwood Propeller (for DLE35)
APCQ3010 APC LP18080 18x8 1-piece blade (for DLE35)

Recommended Options (Electric Power):

FPWP5504 (2) FlightPower LiPo FP50 4S 14.8V 5000mAh 50C

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