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Old Oct 25, 2001, 06:09 AM
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TMP, (1)The power trane needs to be half the weight of the model (2) L ook to see what kind of wood is used.Chances are there is a good amount of plywood.this is where you'll need to do some thinging and use lite wood .This winter i will be starting my german tranport plane .it has a 15' w.s. but will weigh in at 16lbs ready to fly.And yes i will be useing the cheap can motors.july2001 E.F.I. International has a GREAT artical on Mr.Ivan Pettigrew.He has a 1/2 dozen BIG planes on cheap buggy motors but nearly all gearboxes are home made.Look for any post's by Martin Irvine he did the interview and i believe he knows him good.remeber LITE IS RITE!!!!!!!! stefanP

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