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StevensAero - 1930 Granger Archaeopteryx, Laser Cut Scale Parkflyer Kit

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Catalog Number
SAK-ARCH400
Shipping Weight
1.17 lbs
Product Origin
Made in Colorado, U.S.A
Wing Span (in.)
40
Wing Area (sq. in.)
220
Length (in.)
19
Flying Weight (oz.)
9.5
Loading (oz. / sq. ft.)
6.2
Wing Cube Loading
5
Control Layout
REAAT
Retail
139.00 USD
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119.00 USD (Save 14%)
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Granger Archaeopteryx (1930) Semi-Tailless Monoplane. Parasol wing monoplane with functional all-flying full chord tip elevons. Truly an oddity from the pioneering days of aviation. But do not let the departure from the traditional scare you away from this classic as you will astound your buddies at the flying field with this models one-of-a-kind scale looks!

The Build:

Designed and manufactured in the USA using industry leading construction methods and innovative laser cutting techniques, Stevens AeroModel hand selects only the highest quality AAA balsa and hard woods from select state-side mills. To ensure builder success the thoughtful design and materials selection is backed by a thorough step-by-step photo illustrated instruction se, clear drawings, and comprehensive top-shelf hardware package. StevensAero.com cordially invites you to experience the satisfaction of building and flying this one-of-a-kind scale model airplane.

Kit includes:

  • Step-by-step photo-illustrated assembly manual.
  • 100% laser cut balsa and hardwood parts from AAA hand selected wood.
  • Laser Cut Acetate Windscreen.
  • Profile pilot figure.
  • Scale graphics cutting template.
  • Hardware including push-rods, control horns, landing gear, tail skid, and wheels.

Required Electronics:

  • Four channel receiver (small 8g or less) with compatible transmitter capable of elevon mixing.
  • Servos, three Hitec HS-35HD or HS5035HD
  • Servo extensions, two each, 6 and 8 in. servo extensions lengths
  • Motor, SA Sport BL-250 brushless [SUP1510-15]
  • Propeller adapter, 2mm set screw style [EFLM1927]
  • Propeller, 6x3 GWS HD [GW/EP6030]
  • Speed Control, 10A brushless [SUP10AESC]
  • Battery, 550mAh 7.4V LiPo Battery [HP-LG325-550-2S] 

Suggested finishing items:

Sanding Block, Thin and Medium CA glue, and 1 Roll of AeroLITE film. Our display model has been covered using two rolls of AeroLITE in (bright red and silver) and completed using our optional pre-cut vinyl graphics package.

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    Features:
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    Limited Warranty:
    This product is guaranteed to arrive to you operational, beyond that no additional warranty, guarantee of suitability, offer of service, or replacement is provided. We allow 30 days from the date of purchase for the end user to verify the function of this product and make a warranty claim.
     
    Extended Warranty (available as an option only at time of purchase):
    With purchase of extended warranty, Stevens AeroModel will repair or replace this item once within one year of date of purchase, no questions asked.  To redeem extended warranty defective item must be returned, at senders expense, to Stevens AeroModel along with copy of purchase receipt.  International warranty claims will be charged 5.00 USD (return postage and handling).
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    Special Instructions: Never exceed the recommended battery voltage listed on the package. Do not use a separate battery supply with this controller. Never disconnect the battery supply when the motor is running.

    Limited Warranty:

    This product is guaranteed to arrive to you operational, beyond that no additional warranty, guarantee of suitability, offer of service, or replacement is provided. We allow 30 days from the date of purchase for the end user to verify the function of this product and make a warranty claim.

    Extended Warranty (available as an option only at time of purchase):
     
    With purchase of extended warranty, Stevens AeroModel will repair or replace this item once within one year of date of purchase, no questions asked.  To redeem extended warranty defective item must be returned, at senders expense, to Stevens AeroModel along with copy of purchase receipt.  International warranty claims will be charged 5.00 USD (return postage and handling).
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    Width: 0.30 in (7.6mm)
    Height: 0.61 in (15.5mm)
    Weight: 0.16 oz (4.5 g)
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Customer feedback

Average customer rating:
 
(2 reviews)  



2 Most recent customer reviews (see all reviews):
Spencer Bestul
Apr 23, 2016
Easy and fun to build, got it done in 3 weeks
f scott wiseman
Aug 5, 2014
Easy to build. Very nice clean looking airplane. Scared to fly it as it ended up very nose heavy. I added about 3/8 oz. to the tail and I'm almost there.

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