Originally Posted by jackosmeister
No point screwing around with outrunners direct drive, unless you want a budget warmliner.
Be very convinced that a higher kV motor through a gearbox will provide far better performance
None, other than its cheap.
Recommend you try Kontronik Kira 600-38 with their 6.7:1 gearbox and use cheap Red Brick 200A controller and Turnigy 4S 3000mah 30C Lipo.
Prop, use RFM 16x17 slim with 38mm strait spinner.
That is about as cheap as it gets with reliable componants.