LANIER ULTIMATE PITTS

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  • Overall Fuselage Length: 58-1/2"
  • Wing Span: 60-1/4"
  • Wing Area: 1112 sq.in.
  • 2-Stroke Engine Size: .91 - 2.2
  • 4-Stroke Engine Size: 1.20 - 1.84
  • Radio Channels: 4
  • Flying Weight: 10 - 14 lbs.
  • Fiberglass Wheel pants & Cowl Available

  This biplane is only available in kit form at this time. If you like building your own airplanes, you won't be disappointed with this one.The parts are precisely cut and fit without modification. My Pitts is covered with 21st Century fabric and I wouldn't consider anything less. It ended up weighing 12 pounds 15 ounces with a Zenoah G26 under the cowling, and has a. wing-loading of  26.8 ounces. That is a friendly wing-loading for a High Performance aircraft! Depending on the engine you decide to use, this biplane will out perform everything available in an ARF today. This is a solid aircraft and easy to fly if you are accustomed to aerobatic biplanes.

My recommendations are: Always let it build up good speed before takeoff, and always fly the airplane all the way to touchdown using good throttle management. I fly my Ultimate Pitts a lot and thoroughly enjoy it. The G26 is a great engine for this bird if you like gassers. 

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This is a hard-core aerobatic biplane and it can be very unforgiving in the hands of a novice pilot. I would recommend a little more forward CG for your first few flights.