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American Airlines Captain Matt Chapman spends weekends thrilling crowds with the action-packed aerobatics of his colorful CAP 580. Now you can do the same at R/C airfields with this sport-scale ARF model of his famous aircraft — officially licensed and available ONLY from Great Planes!
- Flies well with a 2-stroke .46-.61 engine — and with a 4-stroke from the upper end of its displacement range, performs almost any aerobatic maneuver.
- Includes a generous package of high-quality, Great Planes-brand hardware.
- Radio compartment provides plenty of room for effortless installation of your 4+ channel system’s on-board components.
Stock Number: GPMA1280
Wingspan: 55.5 in (1410 mm)
Wing Area: 562.5 in² (36.3 dm²)
Weight: 6.75-7.5 lb (3.06-3.40 kg)
Fuselage Length: 52.5 in (1335 mm)
Wing Loading: 28-30 oz/ft² (85-92 g/dm²)
Engine Required: 2-stroke .46-.61 cu in (7.5-10.0 cc) or 4-stroke .52-.70 cu in (8.5-11.5 cc)
Radio Required: 4+ Channel with 5 standard servos
Product Manual - Parts Listing
How to Tighten Covering on ARF Models
“I’m thrilled at how Great Planes captured the excitement of my one-of-a-kind paint scheme on their CAP 580 model. Whether I’m spending my Sunday flying at an airshow for a crowd of 250,000…flying my Great Planes CAP 580 at my local field with my friends…or competing at an IMAC event, the thrill is the same”