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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,

Alberto
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Aug 07, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Ok we want video of these in action!!!!
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,

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


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Originally Posted by hobbyclub
...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..!!

Alberto
Oct 17, 2012, 10:44 AM
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)
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.
Last edited by RknRusty; Nov 30, 2012 at 03:18 AM.
Nov 30, 2012, 07:19 AM
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/
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.
Feb 16, 2016, 01:02 PM
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Just received new shipments of these 2 well known and highly regarded Competition Engines.

rgds,

Alberto
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I'm a free flighter and interested in both Profi and Fofa .049's and .061's.
Would you please e-mail me a quote for them? Thanks.
Jim Parker
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Feb 16, 2016, 02:27 PM
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New Product Fora and Profi .049 & .061 engines


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I'm a free flighter and interested in both Profi and Fofa .049's and .061's.
Would you please e-mail me a quote for them? Thanks.
Jim Parker
jscjparker@att.net
Jim:

Thanks for your inquiry.

You can have the information here:

1) Fora Engines

http://www.hobbyclub.com/index.php?m...ebbd42aee70b11

2) Profi Engines

http://www.hobbyclub.com/index.php?m...x&cPath=44_202

Are you a SCAT member..?...Do you fly F1A..??

Alberto
Feb 16, 2016, 05:08 PM
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Just received new shipments of these 2 well known and highly regarded Competition Engines.

rgds,

Alberto
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I mostly fly AMA gas and some F1J locally. I have a couple of decent running Cyclons, one .049 that turns close to 29K and a really good .061 that turns almost 33K. How do the Profi and Fora engines stack up?
Jim
Feb 18, 2016, 12:23 PM
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Just received new shipments of these 2 well known and highly regarded Competition Engines.

rgds,

Alberto
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Hi Alberto,
I haven't heard back on the performance of the Profi and Fora .049 and .061.
Jim
Feb 22, 2016, 08:13 AM
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I have not run my .049 Fora yet. The needle seems like the threads were done sloppily, but otherwise it looks good.


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