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Giant Aeromaster ARF

Giant Aeromaster ARF

Big-time barnstorming – with ARF ease!

Lou Andrews unveiled the original kit almost 40 years ago — and the Aeromaster has been carrying modelers back to the age of barnstorming biplanes ever since. This easy-to-build, giant scale ARF may be the biggest news in Aeromaster history yet. Flight-ready in as little as 20-25 hours, it's the simple choice for taking your low-wing piloting skills into giant scale!

  • Solid, predictable performance with glow or gasoline power.

  • Beautifully hand-crafted fiberglass cowl and wheel pants, painted to match the MonoKote trim.

  • Performs loops, rolls, stall turns, inverted flight and more — with all the grace and allure of the Aeromasters that have gone before!

parts layout
Major components are already built and covered, using hand-selected balsa and ply having the best weight and density for each structure. High-quality Great Planes brand hardware is included, plus fuel tank, engine mount, wheels, and tailwheel assembly.
The wings are provided as four built-up balsa/ply panels covered in MonoKote film. The panels are permanently glued together to form two one-piece wings which remove easily for transport and reattach to the fuselage, cabanes, and interplane struts with little effort at the field.
The Giant Aeromaster ARF is best-suited for gasoline engines like the fuel-efficient Fuji-Imvac™ BT-43 EI pictured. Through extensive flight tests, Great Planes has found this to be the perfect combination of plane and power system.

Stock Numbers:
    GPMA1225 - Giant Aeromaster ARF
    GPMA1226 - Giant Aeromaster RTC
Wingspan: 73 in (1855 mm)
Wing Area: 1880 in² (121 dm²)
RTF Weight: 16-18 lb (7.26-8.17 g)
Wing Loading: 20-22 oz/ft² (60-67 g/dm²)
Length: 63 in (1600 mm)
Engine Required: 2-stroke 1.6-2.2 cu in (26-35 cc) glow or 30-60 cc gasoline
Radio Required: 4-channel with 6-8 servos
RTC also requires: covering
PDFProduct Manual - Parts Listing

PDFHow to Tighten Covering on ARF Models

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