Sportster Bipe. Radio control sport biplane model. Wing area 716 sq in, for .40 power with 4 channel radio. Discontinued kit from Great Planes.
Quote: "The Sportster Bipe 40 was designed for sport flying. This biplane design with symmetrical wings provides full aerobatic maneuverability, yet has enough wing area for docile low speed capability.
The parts are machine cut and sanded for accurate fit. Should you notice a difference in size between plans and parts, it is usually because paper changes size with moisture.
Different types of glue may be used such as epoxy, cyanoacrylate (instant glue) and aliphatic resin (white glue). Build on a flat surface for straight wings and fuselage.
Please read through this step-by-step instruction manual before you start building so you will have an overall idea of the construction steps and to avoid mistakes. Use the plan and parts list to identify the various parts..."
Update 10/04/2018: Added kit manual (32 pages) from hobbico site (discontinued kits section) at manuals.hobbico.com/gpm/sportster-bipe-40-manual.pdf
Quote: "This one is sort of like a scaled down Aeromaster. Sportster Bipe 40 been out of production for years. Would hate to see the design lost to time."
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