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Jul 19, 2002, 05:17 PM
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great planes .40 spitfire conversion

nice looking plane, semi-semetrical airfoil, about 54" WS, built -up, but not entirely sheeted. It LOOKS like a light air frame (that could possibly be made lighter) specs are 5-6 lbs. Any thoughts on motors? I was thinking Astro FAI 25g, Mega 22/30/2 (belt dr) or a direct Jeti 45-------I love Tom's Dewalt/belt drives, but i think too heavy. The price for the kit is a reasonable $90. Oh yeah, retracts will be involved!
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Jul 19, 2002, 06:13 PM
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I have the FW190. Have a AF 15G for it with a 3.6:1 superbox. Will throw a 3 blade 12.5-8 at 7K for 500 watts on 16 cells.

Will be a tad heavy, but with retracts and bomb drop it will be cool.
Jul 20, 2002, 12:19 AM
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Hey Fred,
Jul 20, 2002, 12:22 AM
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Hey Fred,
Is that the Dora? If it is, I think its a bit bigger than the spit. what is your AU wieght w/retracts?

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