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Old Nov 18, 2004, 01:04 AM
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Hangar 9 P51 Miss America


I just purchased the new Hangar 9 P51 Miss America. My impression thus far is that it is simply the Hangar 9 P51 "Marie" model in a new color scheme.

My question is... What should I use for a propeller on this plane? I am powering it with the Saito 1.00 4 cycle. Initially I will probably use a two blade prop, but eventually I want to be using a 4 blade (since they look so damn cool). I have already found sourcing for the two blade and four blade aluminum spinners. But I haven't decided on props yet. I would assume there are quite a few owners of the "Marie" version out there, so anyone experienced with this plane, please tell me what props gave you the best performance.

Thank You!

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Old Dec 29, 2004, 12:34 PM
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I am building the Miss America Hangar 9 and am converting it to electric. I am going to use the AXI 413020 on a Thunder Power 10S3P battery pack. I will do a build thread as I go along. Good luck with yours.

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Old Dec 29, 2004, 02:30 PM
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saito 100 will feel good on 14X6 4 blade or 15X8 2 blade. and u can modern any 2 blade spinner to 4 blade. I can't see any problem there. u see?
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Old Dec 29, 2004, 02:34 PM
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I just purchased the new Hangar 9 P51 Miss America. My impression thus far is that it is simply the Hangar 9 P51 "Marie" model in a new color scheme.

My question is... What should I use for a propeller on this plane? I am powering it with the Saito 1.00 4 cycle. Initially I will probably use a two blade prop, but eventually I want to be using a 4 blade (since they look so damn cool). I have already found sourcing for the two blade and four blade aluminum spinners. But I haven't decided on props yet. I would assume there are quite a few owners of the "Marie" version out there, so anyone experienced with this plane, please tell me what props gave you the best performance.

Thank You!

http://www.centralhobbies.com/spinners/index.htm

Hangar 9 P51 Miss America
Hi You can't run a 4-Blade with out a reduction gear unit the reduction gear unit only work on gas engine but you can run a 3 blade a general rule for conveting from 2 blades to 3 is decrease diameter by 1 and increase pitch by 1.

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Old Dec 30, 2004, 08:58 AM
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Rdyturn, Welcome to RC Groups!
Old Jan 04, 2005, 03:22 PM
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I will build the miss america with the 4130/16 axi, 6S2P Irate 2200 and 15*10 E apc...light setup.
Old Jan 04, 2005, 09:14 PM
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The apc 13x10 gives me the best performance for the type of flying I like to do (big maneuvers and fast speeds). The 12x12 gave me the most speed but it lacks in vertical.
Old Jan 18, 2005, 09:15 PM
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Mine is getting a Hacker C50-10L w/6.7:1 gear drive, TP 5s3p, and APC 16x12E
Old Feb 19, 2005, 01:30 PM
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nice flights with mine
axi 4130/16, 5S2P Irate 2200, apc 15*10 and esc hacker 48 opto with ubec.
650W..;not brute power, but enough...10 minutes motor time (~12 min duration flights).
some tendency to nose in on landing (grass.. ), but all is ok
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Old Jul 23, 2005, 05:15 PM
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Where did you guy`s Find the C/G with the AXI 4130/16 and Lipos?

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Old Jul 23, 2005, 06:04 PM
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Let's switch this over to electric, huh, since that's what it's turned into!!!

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Old Jul 23, 2005, 07:18 PM
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my appolagies.
I did a search in the electric forum and this thread as well as a few others came up. I assumed it was electric.

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Old Jul 23, 2005, 08:53 PM
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Ma,

Not your fault. The thread was highjacked in the first reply. Followed by highjackings in 6, 7, 8, 9 . . . .

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Old Jul 23, 2005, 10:31 PM
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A buddy of mine has an OS 91 Four Stroke in his and he uses an APC 13x9, very fast and nice climb, I'd go with that.

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Old Jul 24, 2005, 09:56 AM
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Please keep it open here!! From this thread I have learned that if I want to build a plane usually powered by a 1.00 four stroke, then I have at least the following electric options to consider.

4130/16 axi, 6S2P Irate 2200 and 15*10 E apc
AXI 413020 on a Thunder Power 10S3P battery pack.
axi 4130/16, 5S2P Irate 2200, apc 15*10 and esc hacker 48 opto with ubec.
Hacker C50-10L w/6.7:1 gear drive, TP 5s3p, and APC 16x12E

Mind you the only thing I understand about this information is the propeller numbers, but a thread like this at least allows me to get my teeth into the apple.


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