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Old Jun 01, 2015, 08:13 PM
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First Gas Plane

Hello guys, need some advise on which way I need to set up my first gas plane. I acquired a Pilot RC 26% Extra 260 and mounted a AGM30 Gas engine.

First question: What size prop would be the best for this plane? The manual says use a 18x6, 18x10, 19x8 or 20x8
2nd: If I get aluminum servo arms for it what size would I need 1", 1 1/4" ?
3rd: Batteries what do I need to use for the receiver and what do I need to use for the ignition Type and voltage? Thanks for the help
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Old Jun 05, 2015, 11:27 AM
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Rodney, welcome to gas. For a prop I would take a look at a 18x8 Xoar or Wood Falcon. Unless you plan to do 3D 1" servo arms will be plenty long. Choose servos wisely, not all center well and this type of airplane needs quality servos. On an airplane this size a 2000 mah LiFe RX battery will work just fine and you can run the ignition off the same battery Via IBEC. I use the Tech Aero IBEC so I have the ability to shut the ignition down via the TX.
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