What is the stock motor for the Tiger Moth?
I've been searching all over, but I can't find which IPS model is the stock one for the Tiger Moth.
I busted mine yesterday
I need to find a replacement ASAP, going to the lake house this weekend and have been planning for a month now to maiden my TM on floats!
Ironically, I had just finished covering the floats, and forming the rear wire struts (man was that hard!), and was way too eager to find out if it would fly with them.
I gave it a toss in my back yard, which I had previously proven to myself is too small to fly the TM.
One float came loose (I had only taped them on to test fit them).
The prop started flapping against the float.
I cut the throttle, and in my panic, forgot all about steering the plane.
I just watched it fly straight into the base of my bird bath.
Busted up the plastic frame of the motor mount and busted the gear.
No other damage though.
Stupid, stupid, stupid!
I have very bad impulse control when it comes to these things, and even though I knew I didn't have enough space to fly in, I just had to try it anyway.
Anyway, now I need a replacement motor before this weekend, I'm hoping my LHS will have it in stock but want to be sure I get the right one.
Please let me know what the model name/number is for the one that comes with the TM.
Thanks in advance.
Also, pray for calm air this weekend in northern VT, because even if it's too windy, I doubt I'll be able to stop myself from trying to fly!
Its the RXC 7.2V. S1. Get mine from aeromicro always in stock and they get it to me in 2 days flat. Trust me, the dual IPS is really worth every penny, about $25. I dont buy them for speed. I fly low and slow in my front yard and the extra power has saved me many a crash. Power to get up quick and get you outta bad situations. Also, when the wind would try to bat down or push my planes, the extra uummmphh is really needed. Highly recommended++++
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