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Great Planes: Specialties and Models

Fans of RC planes or gliders must have heard of Great Planes. This brand is recognized. Who is she? What are its products?

What is Great planes?

Who is the manufacturer Great Planes?

Great Planes is an American company specializing in the manufacture and marketing of parts and equipment necessary for aeromodelling.

What is aeromodelling?

Before learning more about society, a little reminder about aeromodelling is necessary. It is a discipline whose objective is to fly aeromodels. More specifically, these are scale models of flying machines. Aeromodelling thus consists in piloting small aircraft, gliding, helicopters or any other model capable of flying. It is also a question of mounting the parts of the aircraft yourself before flying and piloting it.

What are the special features of Great Planes?

Aware of the interest of amateurs in the assembly of aeromodels, Great Planes has striven to offer better machines, quality parts and readable instruction manuals. These three aspects have made the company famous. Moreover, she is a kind of pioneer in this field. The American company was the first to create machines for cutting parts of an RC aircraft. It also launched the fashion of using CAD to design an RC glider model. In addition, it offers an RC simulator that is among the best on the market.

What are the specialties of the manufacturer Great Planes?

Great Planes' specialties clearly cover three categories:

Great Planes sells RC aircraft Performing. Some models are even able to fly after 15 seconds. Among the best known, it is possible to mention great planes p- 40 kit, great planes f4u corsair, super stearman, fokker d vii, etc.

In the Great Planes catalog, there is also a wide choice of RC gliers and RC simulators. They are to build yourself and the assembly is rather easy because the instructions are clear.

The third category is the sale of parts and accessories for RC modeling. It can be a starter kit, a Master Cadd field box, etc. In any case, there is a wide variety of quality equipment at Great Planes France or elsewhere.

What are the models of Great Planes and their specificities?

At Great Planes, there are models of aircraft and glifers that are very popular. The Great planes spirit is one of them. It is one of the most sought-after models since it is suitable for beginners. Easy to build, piloting is also easy. Indeed, the machine has slow and fast speeds to adjust according to the level of the user. Made of wood, it also consists of balsa boards and quality kits such as a glass roof. In addition to the Great planes spirit, the Great planes kunai is also an interesting glider model. Like all other products in the company, this range comes in several versions. There are Great Planes Kunai 1.4m EP Sport Glider ARF or EP sport with engine approx 1.39 m for example. These are mostly motor gliders designed for soaring and aerobatics at high speed.

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05-05-2024

Very pleased with my purchase very reliable

DAVID L.

05-05-2024

Delivery of item from order date took 20 days - and this is not clear when ordering. However - the 1001 Hobbies customer service team did answer...

DEAN H.

04-28-2024

Excellent service. I have used 1001 Hobbies several times now and would recommend them.

IAN P.

04-26-2024

Great service. Goods received as expected. No problems.

ZIEK H.

04-26-2024

Very prompt service

DEREK G.

04-25-2024

Excellent range of models and hobby items, all at reasonable prices. Easy to navigate and attractive website. Great service and prompt delivery...

MICHAEL P.

04-22-2024

items arrived on time and quite cheap

KENNETH J.

04-21-2024

Ordering was straightforward, good delivery time, have used them before, very good

ANDREW B.

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