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Old Nov 26, 2001, 01:15 PM
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Kyosho PBY Catalina


I would be interested in hearing from anyone who's converted this plane to e-power. Right now I've flown it with a pair of Velkom 24/10's, 14 2400 mAh cells in series, and 2 8x6 APC props. From land it takes quite a run, and flight performance is marginal. I'll probably try out a pair of Astro 05's to pump things up a bit. The other issue is one of getting off the water - it appears to desperately need some spray rails. Everytime I've tried it on water so far I find that it's easy to taxi, but before it gets on step the spray into the props rapidly slows things down. I would appreciate hearing what others have done to get this plane to fly well. At least it looks pretty!

Steve
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