RC CAR engine in a RC PLANE?????? - RC Groups
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Apr 25, 2012, 03:30 PM
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RC CAR engine in a RC PLANE??????

Hi guys i was just wondering if an RC car engine would work in an RC plane? It's for a Scratch Built High Wing Trainer with a 1.6m wingspan . The RC car engine is a 0.16 but there's not to much i know about it.


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Apr 25, 2012, 03:47 PM
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Car engines are generally very high revving and will only run a tiny prop. Plus 0.16ci is very small for a plane that size. You'd normally use something more like a 0.40-0.46.


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