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Nov 29, 2002, 03:25 PM
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Need some BL suggestions

I have a 60" wing span powered glider w/ailerons and want to go brushless. This one came with the 600 size motor in it. I'd also like to use the same motor to power a balsa sport flyer in the future, perhaps in the 40-48" w/s range.
Empty weight of the glider will be about 18oz before I put motor and batteries in,estimated.
What brushless for a mild, not hot liner? I've looked at the MEGA,AXI and JETI, want to go Direct drive on6-8 batteries.
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Nov 29, 2002, 06:34 PM
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Go with Mega 16/15/6 or 16/15/7 you will be able to turn
8x6-9x4.5 direct drive props
Dec 02, 2002, 10:57 AM
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You need two different motors

Umm, you're probably going to need two different motors for those two applications you outlined. Zb's rec for the glider sounds like a good one, but it won't be so hot in the future aerobat. Yet if you get a large enough motor for the future aerobat- you'll have too much weight for your glider.