Venus 40 from Great Planes


This is a Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly, Great Planes Venus .40 Sport Scale Airplane. 

Recommended for modelers who have had trainer airplane experience and also have safely flown/landed .40 Size low wing planes.  Engineered for precise handling flight characteristics demanded for F3A type contest maneuvers.


  • Sport flying plane that Excels at F3A Pattern Style Aerobatic flying.
  • Construction: All balsa and plywood
  • Wings: 2-piece all wood
  • Covering: Factory applied NINE color Monokote.
  • Pre-painted fiberglass Cowl and Wheel Pants.
  • Canopy: clear single
  • Landing Gear: pre-formed aluminum
  • Dual Aileron Servos: One goes in each wing half with servo lead pull strings already in place.



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Wingspan: 1400mm (55.1 in)
Length: 1370mm (53.9 in)

Weight: 2550 g (5.6 lbs)
  • Wingspan: 1400 mm (55″)
  • Wing Area: 36.8 dm² (570 sq in)
  • Length: 1370 mm (54″)
  • Flying Weight: 2320-2550 g (5.1-5.6 lb)
  • Wing Loading: 63-69 g/dm² (21-23 oz/sq ft)

Recommended Settings

  • Stab = 0
  • Engine Down Thrust = 1.5
  • Engine Right Thrust = +3
  • Right Wing Root = +0.75
  • Right Wing Tip = +0.75
  • Left Wing Root = +0.75
  • Left Wing Tip = +0.75


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