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The Curtiss P-6E Hawk was one of the most beautiful biplanes ever created and the very last biplane fighter the Army ever ordered. By the time it was introduced, the era of flamboyant trim schemes and fabric-covered wood biplanes was rapidly giving way to mass production, advanced aerodynamics and all-aluminum skins. The last remaining P-6E is in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. However, you can still enjoy its graceful lines and vibrant colors at your local field with this beautiful, one-of-a-kind ARF.

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  • Looks like a scale project that required months of work, but assembles in as little as 15-20 hours. .

  • Catches every eye with its color and size and holds it with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of scale details!

  • Offers all the hallmarks of today's Great Planes ARFs: interlocking, all-wood strength, paint-matched fiberglass parts and glowing MonoKote colors.

  • Generous accessories package includes numerous scale details and genuine Great Planes hardware.

Seven-color trim scheme
Great Planes makes it easy to enjoy the original's style in every detail, from the delicate scalloping on the wings' trailing edges to the complex, seven-color trim scheme.

The painted fiberglass cowl.
The painted fiberglass cowl, wheel pants and landing gear fairings offer easy ways to ensure a true scale outline and true-to-life color. We do the work, but you take the bows!
You can have the P-6E out of the box and into the spotlight in the time it would take just to finish a kit!

You can have the P-6E out of the box and into the spotlight in the time it would take just to finish a kit!
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Fine-scale details – including hawk and number decals and the painted pilot figure, exhaust stacks and machine guns – add to its realism in the air – and admiration on the ground.
The cowl is generously sized.
The cowl is generously sized just right for complementing the P-6E's authentic appearance with the added power, scale speeds and throaty sound of a 4-stroke engine.
Stable, predictable handling
Once in the air, the P-6E is proof that "bigger flies better." Stable, predictable handling makes it an easy "fly" for you, while its size and striking looks make it an attention-getter for every other pilot at the field.

Stock Number: GPMA1219
Top Wingspan: 76 in (1930 mm)
Bottom Wingspan: 63 in (1600 mm)
Wing Area: 1441 in² (92.9 dm²)
Weight: 13-14 lb (5.89-6.35 kg)
Wing Loading: 21-22 oz/ft² (63-68 g/dm²)
Length: 60 in (1520 mm)
Requires: radio with a minimum of 4 channels and 5 servos & a 2-stroke .60-.91 or 4-stroke .91-1.20 glow or 30 cc gasoline engine.

Expertly Covered with Top Flite MonoKote

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