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Park Flyers
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More Choices? Less Assembly? No Problem.

Great Planes has made a welcome addition to the concept of compact electric park flyers: more assembly convenience!

With a Park Flyer ARF, prep time shrinks to just 10-12 hours and prep work is reduced to simple assembly and straightforward progress.

Fuselage construction and finishing have been replaced by lightweight molded foam components that arrive assembled, painted and ready for decaling. Balsa reinforcements inside add much to structural strength but virtually nothing to all-up weight. Slide-in wings and stabs offer the same ultralight construction. That holds the all-up weight of Park Flyers to less than a pound—a fact which boosts and extends performance, and minimizes weight-related damage on impact.

The common ease, economy and performance of electric power and a growing diversity in styles and skill levels make Great Planes Park Flyer ARFs a natural choice for quality-minded fliers everywhere.

Always check with your local R/C club before flying. Signals from your system could interfere with other R/C modelers in the area. Contact the Academy of Model Aeronautics for a club near you.


Its undercambered wing offers stability and stall-resistance at the slowest speeds, and newcomers the best chance of flying success.

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Stock Number: GPMA1105
Wingspan: 40.0 in (1015 mm)
Wing Area: 292 in² (18.8 dm²
Weight: 11.4 oz (320 g)
Wing Loading: 5.6 oz/ft² (17.1 g/dm²)
Length: 26.1 in (665 mm)
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Lazy Sparrow

Sport trainer offers nostalgic "Roaring '20s" lines and the slow-flying, gentle handling that first-time pilots need for success.

Stock Number: GPMA1106
Wingspan: 42.5 in (1080 mm)
Wing Area: 300 in² (19.4 dm²)
Weight: 10.9 oz (310 g)
Wing Loading:
5.2 oz/ft² (16 g/dm²)
Length: 25.6in (650 mm)
Made by: Flying Styro Kits


Gives new pilots plenty of time to react - and onlookers a good look at an authentic WWI craft.

Stock Number: GPMA1150
Wingspan: 34.0 in (865 mm)
Wing Area: 360 in² (23.2 dm²)
Weight: 12.0 oz (340 g)
Wing Loading: 4.8 oz/ft² (15 g/dm²)
Length: 37.0 in (940 mm)
Made by: Simprop

CAP 231

Based on today's airshow ace and created for intermediates with a taste for aerobatic experimentation.

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Stock Number: GPMA1170
Wingspan: 35.0 in (890 mm)
Wing Area: 277 in² (17.9 dm²)
Weight: 15.5 oz (440 g)
Wing Loading: 8.1 oz/ft² (24 g/dm²)
Length: 31.8 in (810 mm)
Made by: Simprop

Crazy Sparrow

An up-to-date sport aerobat that looks like the Twenties, but handles difficult stunts with thoroughly modern ease!

Stock Number: GPMA1171
Wingspan: 38.2 in (970 mm)
Wing Area:251 in² (16.2 dm²)
Weight: 11.6 oz (330 g)
Wing Loading: 6.7 oz/ft² (20 g/dm²)
Length: 25.6 in (650 mm)
Made by: Flying Styro Kits

Recommended Equipment

Plane NameStock #RadioReceiverServosMotorGear Drive RadioESCBattery
Crazy Sparrow ARF*GPMA11714-ch.micro3 micro280-size (included)4:1C-107-8 cell (150-350mAh)
Lazy Sparrow ARFGPMA11063-4 ch.micro2 micro280-size (included)4:1C-107-8 cell (150-350mAh)
Albatros Biplane ARFGPMA11503-4 ch.micro2 micro280-size5:1C-107-8 cell (150-350mAh)
CAP 231 EX ARFGPMA11704-ch.micro3 micro280-size5:1C-107-8 cell (150-350mAh)
Excapade ARF**GPMA11053-4 ch.micro3 micro280-size (included)4:1C-107-8 cell (150-350mAh)
* Includes glue, prop, motor, and gear drive
** Requires glue and 9x6 slow-flyer prop