Ultra Sport 40 ARF Flying

Great Planes Ultra Sport 40 ARF (Red)

July 28, 2007

Flew three very nice flights today. The aircraft handled and performed beautifully as usual.


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November 24, 2006

I flew the UltraSport40 at the SPRC club annual Turkey Fly. The gear repair held up well and the plane flew great. I put in 3 flights today.

September 9, 2006

I repaired the right main gear and straighted up the left main just a bit. The left main gear wire was bent slightly in a cross wind landing early in the plane’s career.

August 26, 2006

1 short flight and I …
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Ultra Sport 40 Assembly

Great Planes Ultra Sport 40 ARF (Red)

Initial Comments

This was my b-day present for May, 2002. My super sportster 60 construction project has been mostly stalled so I thought I’d see how things fared with an ARF. By the time my Super Sportster is ready to fly, I’ll have a large time/emotional investment in it so I would like to have some low wing tail dragger time in the log books before I actually try to fly the Super Sportster 60.

The skin of this aircraft is interesting. Typically, kit construction has you building up some sort of frame …
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