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Edge of your seat performance!
A popular competitor on the Unlimited Class circuit and at international air races, the Edge 540 is a world-class aircraft known for exceptional aerobatics and precision maneuvers. Great Planes has captured every detail of this spirited performer in a stunning replica that is a worthy addition to the Performance Series of high-quality R/C models that combine easy assembly with realistic flight!
- Designed to be both lightweight and durable.
- Capable of extreme aerobatics as well as precision maneuvers.
- Unparalleled quality in an ARF – plus genuine Great Planes brand hardware.
|Outstanding manufacturing, parts fit and prefabrication allow the Performance Series Edge 540 to be flight ready in about 20-25 hours.||Composite landing gear evenly distributes landing stresses, with a flowing shape that enhances the plane's overall appearance.|
|The rudder and each elevator half utilize independent servos for consistent yaw and pitch control. Servos can be mounted in the fuselage for a lightweight pull-pull setup, or in the tail for a shorter, more direct linkage.||Each aileron is controlled by an individual servo. Short, direct linkages make roll control precise, positive, dependable and easy to set up.||Large control surfaces and full deflection throws enable the Edge 540 to react quickly to 3D control inputs.|
|Knife edge, high alpha, inverted, upright...these and any other extreme maneuvers you can think of are at your command with this exciting aerobat!||The beautifully molded fiberglass cowl and wheel pants are expertly painted to match the trim scheme.||Sheeted foam core construction gives the turtledeck exceptional strength while adding minimal weight.|
|Easy to see in any attitude, the Edge 540 trim scheme is simple yet attractive.||Three different options are available for powering your Edge 540: glow, gasoline or brushless electric. The highest recommended power option within the specified ranges for each will deliver exceptional 3D flight performance.|
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Stock Number: GPMA1414
Wingspan: 78 in (1980 mm)
Wing Area: 1088 in² (70.2 dm²)
Weight RTF: 13-15 lb (5.9-6.8 kg)
Wing Loading: 28-32 oz/in² (84-97 g/dm²)
Length: 74.5 in (1890 mm)
Engine Requirements: 2-stroke 1.6-1.8 cu in or 4-stroke 1.8-2.1 cu in glow or 1.9-2.6 cu in gasoline
Electric Motor Requirements: 63-62-250kV outrunner brushless motor, 100A brushless ESC, 33.3V - 44.4V 3200mAh LiPo battery
Radio Required: 4+ channel radio with 6 high-torque servos & 1 standard servo (optional for glow/gas engine throttle control)
Prop Required: 20 x 10 or 18 x 8
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