Giant Big Stik XL Almost-Ready-to-Fly 55-61cc/EP Sport Plane
Taking the classic Stik to new dimensions.

It's the popular, proven Stik like you've never seen before! The "Stik" design has been a favorite of sport pilots for years, offered in different sizes with different power options and in kit, ARF and Rx-R versions. Great Planes™ Giant Big Stik XL incorporates everything that has made this iconic aircraft so popular, with the added stability and visibility of a 96.5" wingspan and the option of gasoline or electric power. Final assembly is still easy and straightforward, and its flight characteristics make it a joy to fly.

  • Everyday sport flying with nearly unlimited flight envelope.
  • Accepts popular sizes of gas engines or electric motor systems.
  • Prebuilt using high-strength wood, fiberglass, carbon-fiber and aluminum.

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main holding plane
Giant-scale proportions accentuate the Giant Big Stik XL's unmistakable looks and smooth flying characteristics.
gas engine and electric motor installations
Whether you choose a gas or electric power system, you'll have plenty of power for predictable sport flying, and both are easy to install.
close-up of removable hatch
The large hatch removes quickly for easy LiPo battery changes or access to the fuel tank.
plane at field showing two-piece wing assembly
Transportation to and from the field is made easier with the two-piece wing that connects with a joiner tube.
Giant Big Stik XL from top, bottom & side views


SPECIFICATIONS

Stock Number
GPMA1225
Wingspan
96.5 in (2451 mm)
Wing Area
2029 in² (130.9 dm²)
Wing Loading
20-24 oz/ft² (61-73 g/dm²)
Weight
18-21 lb (8165-9525 g)
Length
85 in (2159 mm)
Requires
5-6 channel radio with 7 servos (GP) or 6 servos (EP); 55‑61cc gas engine OR 80‑85‑160kV RimFire 65cc electric motor, 160A ESC and one 12S (or two 6S) 5000mAh LiPo batteries and charger

Recommended Products

Radio Requirements:

Option A

TACJ2660
Tactic® TTX660 6-Channel 2.4GHz SLT™ Computer Radio
TACL0625
Tactic TR625 6-Channel 2.4GHz SLT Twin Antenna Receiver

Option B

FUTK6000
Futaba® 6J 6-Channel 2.4GHz S-FHSS Radio System w/R2006GS Receiver

Servo Requirements:

FUTM0662
Futaba S9452 High-Speed/High-Torque Digital Servo (6)

Gasoline Requirements:

DLEG0455
DLE Engines DLE-55RA Gas Engine w/Electronic Ignition & Muffler
FUTM0075
Futaba S9001 Coreless BB Servo
HCAM6411
LiFeSource 6.6V 2S 1300mAh LiFe Rx Battery

Electric Requirements:

GPMG4805
Great Planes RimFire 65cc 80-85-160 Outrunner Brushless Motor
CSEM0300
Castle Creations Phoenix Edge HV 160A 50V Brushless ESC
ONXP3612
Onyx LiPo 6S 22.2V 5000mAh 50C Star Plug (2)
DTXP4255
Duratrax Onyx 255 AC/DC Dual Balancing Charger
HCAM6446
LiFeSource 6.6V 2S 3200mAh LiFe Rx Battery
HCAM4010
Hobbico Star Male Plug (for ESC) (2)
GPMM3143
Great Planes Star 2-to-1 Adapter
GPMG1275
Great Planes Standoff Brushless Motor Mount XX Large 24x12E Propeller

Recommended Options

DLEG0061
DLE Engines DLE-61 Gas Engine
OSMG1561
O.S. Engines GT60 Gas Engine w/E-6020 Muffler (requires (4) 2" standoffs (OSMG8962)
FUTK9410
Futaba 14SGA 14-Channel 2.4GHz FASSTest Computer System
FUTL7673
Futaba R7006SB S.Bus Receiver
FUTL7668
Futaba R6208SB S.Bus Receiver
FUTM0662
Futaba S9452 Digital Servo (6)
FUTM0717
Futaba S3071HV S.Bus Servo (6)
DTXP4260
Duratrax Onyx 260 Dual Touch Balancing Charger
HCAM6446
LiFeSource™ 6.6V 2S 3200mAh LiFe Rx Battery

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


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