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Dazzler 40 ARF

Great Planes GPMA1038 Airplane (Discontinued) Nitro/Gas ARF
This item is discontinued but parts are still available in the Parts List below.

This is a Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Almost Ready-to-Fly,
Great Planes Dazzler .40 Aerobatic Airplane.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
Recommended for modelers who have had trainer airplane experience and
also safely flown/landed .40 Size low wing planes.


Construction: Factory-built, lightweight, interlocking all-wood
main structures.
Wings: Fully-symmetrical, all-wood with oversized control surfaces.
Servo tray is mounted in the root ribs to make efficient use
of space. The wings are also glued into the fuselage providing
extra strength for high-stress maneuvers.
Covering: Factory-applied pre-printed graphics in an eye-catching
trim scheme with a rainbow of colors on the top, and a White
bottom for flight orientation.
Radio Compartment: Large removable hatch located beneath the fuselage
for reaching the radio, fuel tank and fuel lines easily.
Canopy: Pre-painted Black, closed cockpit.
Dual aileron servos: Yes, these servos speed up response time while
reducing aileron flutter.
Landing Gear: Fixed, pre-bent main and tail gear wires.
Hardware Package: High-quality Great Planes hardware
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 12 - 15 hours.
Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this
kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at date
of purchase.


Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent main landing gear, tailwheel wire, 2¼" main wheels
1¼" tailwheel, glass-filled nylon adjustable engine mount,
8oz fuel tank, 2¼" spinner, wood servo trays and wing joiners,
hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions.


Engine: .32-.46 (5-7.5cc) (2-stroke) (Mounts in upright position.)
OR .40-.52 (6.5-8.5cc) (4-stroke) (Mounts in upright position.)
Muffler: Use the standard muffler included with engine
Radio: 4 Channel
Servos: 5 Standard (2-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
(minimum of 40 oz-in torque for flight controls)
Y-Harness: 1 (for aileron servos)
Misc. Items: Glow plug, ¼" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.


Wingspan: 48" (1220mm)
Wing Area: 578 sq in (37.3 sq dm)
Weight: 4.25-4.75lb (1.9-2.2kg)
Wing Loading: 17-19 oz/sq ft
Length: 43" (1090mm)
Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical, Low-Wing
Center of Gravity: 3" (75mm) Back from the wing's leading edge at
the fuselage sides.
Control Throws: Low Rate High Rate
Ailerons: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) ¾" (19mm)
Elevator: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) ½" (12.7mm)
Rudder: Right & Left 1¼" (32mm) 1¼" (32mm)


No pilot is included with this airplane.
If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 8oz
Flextank (SULQ1739), or the DuBro 8oz tank (DUBQ0208).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required when
installing engine and servos


Type: Airplanes