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Spirit 100 ARF

Spirit 100 ARFLess Work...More Speed, Precision and Control.

Move up from 2-channel, 2-meter sailplanes to the speed and maneuverability of the Spirit 100! Top-quality, almost ready-to-fly construction minimizes assembly time. Ailerons, flaps, and spoilers increase performance potential – for swift, successful thermal chasing and pinpoint landing precision.

  • Assembles in as little as 4-5 hours, with a fiberglass fuselage and 2-piece, bolt-on balsa/ply wing

  • Rudder, elevator, and bolt-on stabilizer also use traditional wood construction – all control surfaces except rudder come pre-hinged.

  • On-board radio gear, including a servo for spoiler rod actuation, installs quickly in the easy-access radio compartment

  • Ailerons and flaps allow full camber-changing capabilities and CROW-type mixing.

  • Includes an adjustable tow hook and Great Planes brand hardware.

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Ailerons, flaps, and spoilers provide a wide performance range. Mixing is possible with computer radios – so CROW configuration can be used for more accurate landings, and the flaps and ailerons can be drooped for slower flight or reflexed for higher speeds.


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Servo leads with universal connectors for the ailerons and flaps are already installed.

An adjustable tow hook is included for easy launches. We recommend the Dynaflite™ Heavy-Duty Hi-Start (DYFP8302), which includes 100" (30.5 mm) of 5/16" (8 mm) OD surgical tubing, plus reel, parachute, steel stake and tow ring, and nylon tow line.

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"The Spirit 100 kit has been a favorite for years. Now Great Planes also offers an almost ready-to-fly version – with the strong performance of the original, plus fast, easy assembly."

Don Anderson
Don Anderson
Great Planes Model Manufacturing

Stock Number: GPMA1049
Wingspan: 100 in (2540 mm)
Wing Area: 943 in² (60.8 dm²)
Weight: 4-4.5 lb (1.80 - 2.00 kg)
Wing Loading: 9.8-11.0 oz/ft² (30-34 g/dm²)
Length: 54 in (1370 mm)
Radio Required: 6-channel with 7 servos (4 micro, 3 standard); a radio with 'advanced mixing' for sailplanes is highly recommended
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