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Christen Eagle .46 ARF

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This is the Great Planes Christen Eagle .46-.72 EP ARF Biplane. This biplane is recommended for intermediate to advanced pilots.


  • Made of balsa and plywood
  • One-piece wings with innovative interplane struts for simple and quick assembly and teardown
  • Dual servo aileron control, bottom wing, top wing ailerons can be made functional with two more servos and four 12" servo extensions
  • Top Flite MonoKote covering
  • Two-piece composite engine mount
  • Painted fiberglass cowl
  • Tinted brown canopy, with painted pilot bust
  • Two piece landing gear
  • Painted fiberglass wheel pants
  • Foam wheels, Main 2.5" (63.5mm) diameter, tailwheel 1" (25.4mm)
  • 14oz (420cc) Fuel tank (approx)
  • White plastic spinner, 2" (51mm) diameter
Like the hot rod, the Christen Eagle is a true blue all-American creation. Self-made millionaire Frank Christensen designed it as an unlimited-class aerobat that pilots could build at home. The Christen Eagle was an immediate hit with pilots and air show crowds and this ARF from Great Planes promises to be just as popular. It's designed to deliver the same adrenaline-charged aerobatics as the original, as well as the amazing assembly ease Great Planes is famous for!


One Great Planes Christen Eagle .46-.72 EP ARF Biplane with Landing Gear, Wheels, Wheel Pants, Pilot Bust, Spinner, Hardware and Instruction Manual


  • Radio: At least 4-channel
  • Servos: 2-3 standard and 2-4 micro
  • 6" (152mm) Dual Servo Extensions: One
  • 12" (305mm) Servo Extensions: Two for bottom wing aileron servos, four more for optional top wing servos
  • Y-Harness: If using a radio without mixing functions-one for bottom wing ailerons, two if installing top wing aileron sesrvos

Glow Power-

  • Engine: 2-stroke .46-.55 cu in , OR .70-.72 4-stroke cu in
  • Servo: Standard ball bearing for throttle
  • Glow Fuel and Propeller OR

Electric Power

  • Outrunner Brushless Motor: 42-60-480
  • ESC: 60A, brushless compatible
  • Batteries: Two 11.1V 3350mAh balanced 30C LiPo packs
  • Adapter: ElectriFly 2 to 1 adapter with Deans Ultra Plug Connector
  • Propeller: 13x10 electric
  • 6" (150mm) Servo Extension: One for receiver pack
  • Top Wingspan: 42.5" (1080mm)
  • Bottom Wingspan: 40" (1015mm)
  • Wing Area: 441in² (28.4dm²)
  • Weight: 5.75-6.25lb (2610-2830g)
  • Wing Loading: 30-33 oz/ft² (92-101 g/dm²)
  • Length: 39.5" (1005mm)
  • Center of Gravity: 3-15/16" (100mm) back from the center of the top wing at the leading edge
Control Throws
Low Rate
  • Elevator, Up/Down: 7/16" (11mm) 11 degrees
  • Rudder, Right/Left: 1/2" (13mm) 9 degrees
  • Ailerons, Up/Down: 5/16" (8mm) 14 degrees

High Rate

  • Elevator, Up/Down: 5/8" (16mm) 15 degrees
  • Rudder, Right/Left: 1-1/8" (29mm) 20 degrees
  • Ailerons, Up/Down: 7/16" (11mm) 20 degrees