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.

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


Stock Number
96.5 in (2451 mm)
Wing Area
2029 in² (130.9 dm²)
Wing Loading
20-24 oz/ft² (61-73 g/dm²)
18-21 lb (8165-9525 g)
85 in (2159 mm)
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
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TACL0625 Tactic TR625 6-Channel 2.4GHz SLT Twin Antenna Receiver
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Option B

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

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

Gasoline Requirements:

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

GPMG4805 Great Planes RimFire 65cc 80-85-160 Outrunner Brushless Motor
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CSEM0300 Castle Creations Phoenix Edge HV 160A 50V Brushless ESC
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FPWP5506 FlightPower FP50 5000mAh 22.2V 6S 50C LiPo Battery (2)
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DTXP4255 Duratrax Onyx 255 AC/DC Dual Balancing Charger
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HCAM6446 LiFeSource 6.6V 2S 3200mAh LiFe Rx Battery
HCAM6446 Photo
HCAM4010 Hobbico Star Male Plug (for ESC) (2)
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GPMM3143 Great Planes Star 2-to-1 Adapter
GPMM3143 Photo
GPMG1275 Great Planes Standoff Brushless Motor Mount XX Large 24x12E Propeller
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Recommended Options

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

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