Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer ARF
Race course ready!

  • All-wood, built-up airframe with fiberglass cowl and wheel pants
  • Low parts count for fast, easy assembly
  • All-white finish allows for total trim scheme customization

WARNING: The Proud Bird requires advanced flying skills and is not suitable for beginning or intermediate pilots. It reaches speeds over 100 mph (160 km/h) when equipped with the recommended racing power system, and should only be flown at an approved AMA flying site. Because it can quickly disappear from sight, pilots should remain focused on the plane at all times.

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The motor mount is designed to easily accept RimFire and O.S. motors.
The motor mount is designed to easily accept RimFire and O.S. motors.
The canopy attaches magnetically and allows easy access to a large battery compartment.
The canopy attaches magnetically and allows easy access to a large battery compartment.
The Proud Bird’s all-white finish makes it easy for you to decorate your model to be instantly recognizable during all-out pylon racing.
The Proud Bird's all-white finish makes it easy for you to decorate your model to be instantly recognizable during all-out pylon racing.
Jim Allen — Team Futaba member, avid R/C pilot for nearly 30 years and designer of the Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer.
Jim Allen — Team Futaba member, avid R/C pilot for nearly 30 years and designer of the Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer.
flush mount landing gear
The and flush mount landing gear tops off a package including a fiberglass cowl and wheelpants, ABS belly pan and wing fillets that gives the Proud Bird a slippery profile for maximum speed and efficiency.
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SPECIFICATIONS

Stock Number
GPMA1260
Wingspan
51.9 in (1319 mm)
Wing Area
388 in² (25 dm²)
Weight
3.0-3.5 lb (1.36-1.59 kg)
Wing Loading
18-21 oz/ft² (55-64 g/dm²)
Length
40 in (1015 mm)
Requires
4-channel radio with 3 micro servos, .15-.25 brushless motor, 47-75A ESC, 11.1-14.8V 2200-2600mAh LiPo battery

Recommended Products

Radio Requirements:

FUTK6000
Futaba 6J 2.4GHz S-FHSS Radio System
FUTM0034
Futaba S3102 Metal Gear Micro Aircraft Servos

— or —
FUTM0415
Futaba S3115 Micro Precision Servos

Racing Power System

OSMG9525
O.S. .25 Brushless Motor

— or —
GPMG4630
Great Planes RimFire EF1 35-45-1250kV Outrunner Brushless Motor
CSEM1200
Castle Creations Phoenix Edge Lite 75 34V 75A ESC
ONXP3343
Onyx LiPo 4S 14.8V 2500mAh 50C Star Plug
APCQ4116
APC 8x8 Thin Electric Propeller

Sport Power System:

GPMG4620
Great Planes Rimfire .15 35-36-1200kV Outrunner Brushless Motor
GPMM1840
Great Planes Silver Series 45A Brushless ESC 5V/2A BEC
ONXP2263
Onyx LiPo 3S 11.1V 2200mAh 30C Star Plug
APCQ4149
APC 9x9 Thin Electric Propeller

Recommended Options

GPMQ4712
Great Planes Aluminum Spinner 1-3/4" Proud Bird ARF

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


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