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Old Oct 09, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by joesmith285 View Post
I was once told that a plane ejected its battery and on a fast dowline the prop spun very fast and back fed electricity into the system allowing for a quick flare to landing. I have no idea if this is true but would be fun to experiment with. I was told that if you use a starter for like nitro engines you could spin an electric motor and it would power the plane.

I highly doubt this is possible, just a rumor that I heard.
It worked for UTjason in a 68 velox. Confirmed with electric nitro starter after a safe no-battery and too-good-to-be-true landing.....at House Mountain.

Lucky I suppose...but if there'd been a separate RX pack, it would've never been required.
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