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Old Feb 15, 2011, 09:29 PM
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why gas-powe-push-back plane hardly to see?

i love push-back plane ,it's more safe,but it is not easy to find a gas-powe-push-back plane
why? o(︶︿︶)o

can some one introduce one?thank you!
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Old Feb 15, 2011, 11:14 PM
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Can you find a better tranlation than push back plane? Maybe find a picture of one so we know what you mean? I think you mean a pusher plane where the propeller is in the back of the fuselage. But a picture of something similar to what you want would help.

If you want plans to build from then this is not really the right forum. You should post this question in "The Builder's Workshop" forum.
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Old Feb 17, 2011, 12:24 PM
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I think he means pusher.

And the reasons are..

1/. few full size planes are like this because it s UNSAFE to have a big engine BEHIND a pilot when he crashes on landing.

2/.Model planes mimic full size.

3/. So props are all made as pullers

4./. so you cant build a pusher easily anyway.

5/. electric motors turn either way, so electric pusher not so hard

6/. gas engines like extra propwash to cool them. They get too hot in pusher mode.
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Old Feb 20, 2011, 01:47 PM
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Comy, to find some threads on IC powered pusher planes, try the following.

Go to this link - Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes forum

Click on - Search this Forum

In the drop down box type - pusher

Click the - Show Threads

Click - Go

See the picture below -
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Old Feb 22, 2011, 08:28 AM
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Thank you ,how kind you are!
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Old Feb 22, 2011, 07:33 PM
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Hello comy
I fly a Pusher Canard with an OS46 FX glow engine about 3 days per week. It is the only Canard I have seen that has rudders, so it can do a knife edge. You can see it at http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1364480 and at other locations. It is a SPAD.
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