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Old May 07, 2014, 01:22 AM
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Smaller than a Kolibri...

Wow, this is cool! I happened to come across a new tiny engine from Martin and Marcel. Still a prototype running critical but working good enough to get in the air with my Stinger 64. AUW of a bit under 2lb with the thrust of a little more than that. The guys doing the magic are waiting for new casted parts to get it running better and to bump the power. Already with a little more then 2lb of thrust the Stinger goes pretty well. Launches perfect too with no problems of the extra weight. (I think the EDF is lighter?!)

Marcel got one in a Squall too, pretty amazing

The baby Kolibri engine is 45mm(1.75") in diameter 92mm(3.6") long and weighs in at 150grams(5.3oz)




Makes the standard kolibri look huge





Baby Kolibri Turbine Lambert T-10!!!! (2 min 32 sec)


Video 5 (1 min 54 sec)
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Old May 07, 2014, 10:29 AM
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Heat doesnt melt the foam?
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Old May 07, 2014, 10:45 AM
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Heat doesnt melt the foam?
Nope, only the exhausts are hot and they are lead away by the thrust tube Material of the plane doesn't matter, balsa and fiber glass won't cope with heat either. All turbine planes need a clever install
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Old May 12, 2014, 07:46 AM
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That's really awesome guys! Whats the fuel consumption?
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Old May 13, 2014, 03:02 AM
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That's really awesome guys! Whats the fuel consumption?
Don't know the exact number. I used an 8oz tank which seems to be more then enough.
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Old May 20, 2014, 03:23 PM
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Hey Henke

Please send one to Guatemal to test in one of my 70mm edf.

Have a really nice rbc tA-183 for test bed.

What is the wheight of turbine and all accesories to compare with EDF, esc and Lipos.

Good work,
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Old May 20, 2014, 11:15 PM
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Holy crap that is awesome!
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Old May 23, 2014, 05:41 AM
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Hey Henke

Please send one to Guatemal to test in one of my 70mm edf.

Have a really nice rbc tA-183 for test bed.

What is the wheight of turbine and all accesories to compare with EDF, esc and Lipos.

Good work,
Hard to estimate the weight. I will put the empty stinger on my scale tonight to get you a number
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Old May 28, 2014, 11:36 AM
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Baby Kolibri

Hi Henke, please keep us updated if there will be news about the baby. I have a small Salto H 101 waithing for the new jewel.
Take care, Alberto.
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Old May 30, 2014, 09:45 PM
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wow that's really got my attention!!!! i want one!!!
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Old Jul 19, 2014, 02:51 PM
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can you leave a link to more information to this turbine thaks
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 12:20 PM
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Pretty cool guys
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 06:36 PM
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can you leave a link to more information to this turbine thaks
Sorry, at the moment this is all we know
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Old Sep 10, 2014, 09:56 PM
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Any news???
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Old Sep 11, 2014, 12:46 AM
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Can u run it in a twin 70mm setup?
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