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Old Aug 06, 2012, 10:53 PM
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Fora and Profi .049 & .061 engines

Just received new shipments of these 2 well known and highly regarded Competition Engines.

rgds,

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Old Aug 07, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Ok we want video of these in action!!!!
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 11:14 AM
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FORA & Profi .049 & .061 engines

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Ok we want video of these in action!!!!
...Will try to get one for you, but it may take sometime before we
can load one up.
In the meantime, the uploaded photos will show you the newly received
units,

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Old Aug 07, 2012, 11:21 AM
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FORA & Profi .049 & .061 engines

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...Will try to get one for you, but it may take sometime before we
can load one up.
In the meantime, the uploaded photos will show you the newly received
units,

Alberto
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For what's worth, here is a video of the Profi .061 older version:

Profi .061 zero nitro. (0 min 22 sec)


Exceptional bench performance..!!

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Old Oct 17, 2012, 10:44 AM
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WHat is the difference with the new version?

also can you get a piston/liner assembly for the .061

(thats my video with 0 nitro)
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 03:12 AM
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Those engines are simply awesome. The first time I cranked a Norvel .061 with an APC 5-1.2x2 prop, I had to resist the urge to dive under the table, and that was at 28K RPMs. That's when I got really serious about balancing my props.

Since we're on the subject I have some questions; Is a Cyclon the name of an engine made by Fora, or are they two different companies? Where are they made? And is Profi another manufacturer? I've just lately become interested in super high performance engines.
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 07:19 AM
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all three are different. some are Russian, some are Ukrainian. Im not really sure which.

The fora and cyclon LOOK alike, but I believe it is the fora that is a bit of a copy.

heres a good site with some info:
http://www.gregorie.org/freeflight/f1j/
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 11:18 AM
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Thanks for the link. I was looking around it and found my NIB MP Jet .061 PB is now obsolete. I need to build a plane to mount it on. It's still on the break-in stand.

The needle on it is closer to the prop than any other engine I have. I still have a pink patch on my knuckle to remind me of it. It was the coolest looking prop cut I ever saw, 25 parallel lines in a row. From the RPMs I could calculate exactly how long my thumb was on the tip of the prop.
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