SuperStar 40 with MonoKote SuperStar 40 w/MonoKote over a blue sky with white clouds and a World's Best ARF Trainer graphic.

Learning to fly has never been this easy!

Regarded as THE top-of-the-line trainer, the SuperStar .40 has introduced more beginners to R/C flight over the last 2 years than any other airplane. Its formula for success? Easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions, a superior design, exceptional reliability, and smooth, stable flight that builds confidence.

But Hobbico hasn't been resting on its laurels. Introducing the NEW SuperStar .40, featuring the greatest upgrade imaginable: it comes professionally precovered in Top Flite® MonoKote® film covering, the world's finest! Now this state-of-the-art trainer is winning over even more modelers, in a 90% preassembled ARF kit. Now - more than ever - the Hobbico SuperStar .40 is the fastest, easiest... and best way to fly!

Top Flite MonoKote
About 30 rolls of MonoKote in varous colors
The SuperStar .40 comes with the world's finest covering - expertly preapplied!

For over 20 years, thousands of modelers have trusted their airplane to MonoKote coverings, making it the #1 choice. Here's why: It's durable. It's lightweight. It's easily repairable. It's fuelproof. It's beautiful.

  • All-balsa parts are high quality and easier to repair than plastic or foam
  • A stylish profile and dazzling trim scheme sets it apart from other trainers
  • Comes with a complete package of quality GPM hardware, including fuel tank, motor mount, pushrods, spinner and more
  • The reinforced tricycle-style landing gear withstand less-than-perfect landings; large diameter wheels provide excellent ground handling
  • In the air, a large, flat-bottom wing and self-righting flight characteristics help keep you in control

Assembling the SuperStar 40 is quick and easy!
The individual airplane parts sections laid out to show everything included in the box

Right out of the box, you can see the SuperStar is different from other kits. Most of the work is already done, including sub-assemblies that are already covered in Top Flite MonoKote film. Detailed, illustrated instructions assure success, no matter what your skill level.

In just 15-20 hours, you can be enjoying your first flight with the SuperStar 40.
Person assembling the two halves of the main wing

Simply glue the main assemblies together...

Person moving the airplane engine into place

bolt on the engine...

Person using a screwdriver to finish installing servos inside the airplane fuselage

and install the radio.

Stock Number: HCAA2020
Wingspan: 60 in (1524 mm)
Wing Area: 660 in² (42.6 dm²)
Weight: 5.5 lb (2495 g)
Requires: .40 cu in engine and 4-channel radio
PDF Download the manual (1.49 MB) - SuperStar 40 ARF Parts Listing - Accessories Needed

PDF How to Tighten Covering on ARF Models (101 KB)

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