Originally Posted by nforbesrc99
And gas is 30.00 a gallon... A gallon gives you 10 flights. One lipo gives you 75 flights over its lifetime... So you could spend 200 bucks in lipos and get 3 of them and put over 220+ flights on the plane, (3 flights a trip, if you dont charge at the field) where as in gas, to get 220 flights, you would have to spend 660+ dollars on gas, plus the rising prices on gas plus tax. Whereas you could have spent 200 on lipos and got the same amount of flying time for 400 less... Plus you have to worry about exploding gas, it messing up things, and a ton of other things that come with gas.
I don't know where you live, but gas is $2.99 where I live and a quart of oil is about 9.99. A quart of oil will last me about 20 solid hours of flight time.
Plus I can get 12 minutes off one tank, and I can do cool airshows with the smoke and the SOUND always impresses people.
Have you guys even flown a gas version?
I've flown both gas and electric on the same plane (74 edge) and I'd choose gas with the blink of an eye.