Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Old Jul 23, 2004, 02:48 PM
Pilot_Tony is online now
Find More Posts by Pilot_Tony
Crash Test Dummy
Pilot_Tony's Avatar

Pica 1/12 Corsair power system

I'd like to get some help on a future project- a Pica 1/12 Corsair e-conversion. I believe it was orignally for a .15-.25 glow power. Here's some stats:

w/s 40.5''
w/a 300 sq in
lgth 32.75 ''

Since I have minimal electric experience. I was wondering if someone could suggest a motor/battery/controller setup? Something along the lines or brushed/brushless and NMH/NICAD or LiPO combos.


Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jul 23, 2004, 03:26 PM
TMO is offline
Find More Posts by TMO
Registered User
TMO's Avatar
I did that plane with an AXI 28/20/10 on 8cells and an 11x7 APC. It flew, but was only adequate. The kit is VERY heavy. I did not lighten it enough. Perhaps it would be better today with a Lipo setup (the Battery alone on mine weighed 14oz.)

Unless you already have it, I would consider looking at one of their "electric versions", if they ever reappear from their "move"



Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale Pica 1/12 scale Corsair SMCLEM Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 6 Jan 08, 2006 02:40 PM
FS: Pica 1/12 Corsair Pilot_Tony Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 May 12, 2005 10:26 PM
pica 1/12 scale info Stuart Warne Scale Kit/Scratch Built 9 Apr 22, 2003 08:08 PM
Pica 1/12 P-51 TONY DENTON Sport Planes 1 Sep 28, 2001 05:01 PM
Pica 1/12 Corsair DaveW Scale Kit/Scratch Built 5 Jul 23, 2001 02:39 PM