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Spirit of St. Louis PlaneReady for pioneering flights in just 10-12 hours!

Getting the original Spirit of St. Louis ready to cross the Atlantic required months of preparation. Today, pilots can be ready to recreate that historic flight in less than a day, with Great Planes' Spirit of St. Louis Park Flyer ARF.

Any modeler with moderate building experience and an eye for scale looks is a potential pilot, and any potential pilot will be happy with what the Spirit of St. Louis offers for the price. Building is virtually non-existent, while conveniences and scale touches abound. Detailed landing gear and a replica radial engine enhance its realism. A generous hardware and accessory package adds additional scale details, while the included motor and gear drive keep costs down and progress underway.

  • Designed for completeness. Includes foam wheels for the detailed landing gear, a scale spinner, prop, generous hardware, decals and die-cut wood braces — all in addition to a 4.1:1 gear drive and 280-size motor. All items grouped and bagged for convenience!

  • The tail group, 1-piece fuselage and 1-piece wing are painted, to simplify assembly, eliminate finishing and speed progress.

  • All-foam construction holds weight to just 350 g. Mass to move is minimized, allowing the Spirit of St. Louis to cruise at just 1/2 to 2/3 throttle with just a 280 motor in the nose.

  • Goes aloft with a hand launch or rollout — and flies for up to 5 minutes on a 350mAh pack.

  • Light, undercambered wing is ideal for slow, stately flight but leaves room for slow loops and oh-so-slow stall turns.

  • Easy-open wing battery hatch speeds pack installation and replacement.

  • Prefinished foam fuselage offers ample room for installation of micro-sized on-board radio equipment.

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The all-foam Spirit of St. Louis is largely prebuilt, completely painted and exceptionally well equipped. Extra-value features include ultralight foam wheels for scale looks and a 280-size motor with a 4.1:1 gear drive for climbing power!
easy motor installation
Unrestricted access makes motor and drive installation a breeze. Add the streamlined cowl with dummy radial engine and realistic looks for flight go up a notch!
front view of plane
The cowl and replica radial engine provide aerodynamic shape and authentic looks. Factory-finished fairing material accents the detailed structure of the period landing gear.
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Wingspan: 40.1 in (1020 mm)
Wing Area: 253 in² (16.3 dm²)
Weight: 12.4 oz (350 g)
Wing Loading: 7.1 oz/ft² (21.7 g/dm²)
Length: 25.5 in (650 mm)
Includes: 280-size motor, 4.1:1 gear drive, 9x6 prop
Requires: 3-channel radio w/2 micro servos and C-5 (5A, min) or C-10 ESC, 8-cell/150-350mAh battery & charger.
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