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Old Mar 11, 2005, 10:03 AM
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Arkansas
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power system for a Guillow P-40 16.5" conversion?

I have been building a Guillow 16.5" P-40 kit for conversion to electrics...The wood in the kit was ok, and I have spent ALOT of time lightening everything I can. I feel really good about the build so far. What I am wanting is a fast plane...What power systems are there out there (I fly mostly IC planes) that will fit the plane, and give good performance? I am wanting maybe a brushless/lipoly combo? Prop size is important too because the wingspan is only 16.5".....What do ya'll think?

thanks,
Jess
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Old Mar 11, 2005, 02:34 PM
Dr. John
Sudbury, Canada
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Feigao Brushless

http://www.allerc.com/index.php?cPath=7_57

I have the 4100 but use it in an ips, I think you could try direct drive with higher KV, the small feigao have been used with good effect in pusher SU 27 one of my next projects.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314132

Also lots of small cd rom bruskless setups, basically there are lots of choices.
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