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Old Dec 04, 2012, 01:31 PM
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Hey Ad Astra ,

I haven't done multi-engine on a plane but I have on a tricopter , and each motor needs its own ESC . For a twin engine plane use a Y harness going to throttle channel with the + wire disabled on one ESC . And you can either Y harness into one battery or use two batteries .

On my night flyers I use a separate battery for the LED's mounted on the CG . A few of my flying buddies use this controller from HobbyKing that plugs into the receiver ( gear or aux ) so they can turn the LED's on/off or change to different flashing patterns . The controller is powered through the receiver , but the LED's are powered ( higher voltage ) through either by a separate battery or Y harnessed into the main battery .

If you don't think the two motors you have will be enough to fly MEGA SUE , HobbyPartz has a number of motor/ESC combos with MEGA power . This one is for planes up to 44 POUNDS ! Notice that the ESC's for the bigger motors don't have BEC's , so you'll have to get a separate BEC .

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