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TIME TO TEAR HOLES IN THE SKY!

Designed by respected pylon racer Jim Allen, the Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 is both a competitive EF1 class racer as well as a great everyday sport plane. With the looks of a speed demon, the Proud Bird is capable of speeds of 100+ mph when equipped with the recommended racing power system. But take heed: The Proud Bird requires advanced flying skills and is not suitable for beginner or intermediate pilots and should be flown only at an approved AMA flying site. Not into pylon racing? No problem. The Proud Bird handles exceptionally well with sport aerobatics on command. Assembly is quick and easy with a low parts count and a fiberglass cowl and wheel pants add quality enhancement to the all-wood airframe. A magnetically installed canopy affords easy access to a large battery compartment. The Proud Bird can be equipped with an O.S.® or RimFire™ motor, and with an all-white finish, modelers are free to create their own custom trim scheme.

SPECIFICATIONS
Wingspan: 51.9 in (1319 mm)
Wing Area: 388 in² (25 dm²)
Weight: 3.0-3.5 lb (1360-1590 g)
Wing Loading: 18-21 oz/ft² (55-64 g/dm²)
Length: 40 in (1015 mm)
Requires: 4-channel radio with 3 micro servos, .15-.25 brushless motor, 47-75A ESC, 11.1-14.8V 2200-2600mAh LiPo battery

                                           Retail
GPMA1260 Proud Bird EF1 Sport Racer ARF   $199.99

Visit the Great Planes website at www.greatplanes.com


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