Great Planes Curtiss P-6E Hawk ARF

Dec 21, 2010 No Comments by

Pilots who missed owning this beautiful warbirds before will now have a second chance to buy and fly this extraordinary machine! Great Planes is planning a limited re-release of  the Curtiss P-6E Hawk ARF.

The P-6E Hawk, released in 2005, remains the only available ARF version of the pre-war classic. This plane offers all the trademark features of Great Planes ARFs, including: interlocking, all-wood airframes, fiberglass parts paint-matched to factory-applied covering and genuine Great Planes hardware.

 

Curtiss P-6E .60-1.20 ARF:

ü  A replica of one of the most beautiful bipes ever built – and considered “the last of its breed” among biplane fighters

ü  The airframe is covered in Top Flite® MonoKote® film and complemented by a fiberglass cowl, wheel pants and landing gear fairings all painted to match

ü  Flight ready in 15-20 hours

ü  IMAA-legal dimensions allow for stunning detail!

 

Specifications:

Top Wingspan:  76 in (1930 mm)

Bottom Wingspan:  63 in (1600 mm)

Wing Area:  1441 in² (92.9 dm²)

Weight:  13-14 lb (5895-6350 g)

Wing Loading:  21-22 oz/ft² (63-68 g/dm²)

Length:  60 in (1524 mm)

Requires: 4-5 channel radio with 5 servos & a 2-stroke .60-.91 or 4-stroke .91-1.20 engine

 

The Curtiss P-6E Hawk will be available late January

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