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Old Jul 07, 2001, 10:59 PM
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Glow to Electric Setup for a Pica FW-190

I have a Pica FW-190 that I was going to us a os.25 glow but I have changed my mind and would like it to be electric. Since this is my first electric project I would like some sugestions as to what moter, battery, esc and prop combinations that have worked on this size model. It has a 36" wing at 220sq's.
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John
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Old Jul 08, 2001, 06:15 PM
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Look at jim ryans aircraft page. Look at commercail web page on here.all his warbirds are speed 400 power direct drive.you need to keep the weight low around 20oz. hope this helps .stefanP
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Old Jul 09, 2001, 10:10 AM
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I posted on this plane before in this forum too and didn't get much response. I think this plane has not been converted often. It looks like it will come out very heavy with high wing loading. So its going to need a lot of power and fly like a bullet to stay airborne. You'll need to be an experienced flyer. I'd say minimum 480 or turbo 450 power and 800AR cells or bigger. I've got a 2:1 geared T450 that I'll try in mine but I can't recommend it because the gearboxes aren't available, I had to make one.

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