Great Planes Cherokee .40-.56 ARF 60" - Page 3 - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Jul 16, 2008, 09:56 PM
Registered User

Great Planes recommended motor and battery?

Has anyone built a Cherokee with Great Planes recommended battery and motor? I have a new E-flite 60amp speed control ready for one. I just have to decide on the power system. Any opinions/advice would be appreciated.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jul 17, 2008, 09:36 AM
Registered User
I actually flew one with the recommended setup. It flew great and was lightest of all three setups that I flew(glow,A123, and Lipos). The only thing I dont like about Lipos is the long charge time, but if your the type of person that don't mind waiting, I would suggest this setup.
I didnt actually read any draw currents, voltage, or wattage outputs for that setup since we didnt have a wattmeter handy at the moment. I just trusted the owner, and flew it, which was great.
Jul 17, 2008, 10:25 AM
jrb's Avatar
Gotta agree A123 vs. LiPo: !
Jul 18, 2008, 11:08 AM
Registered User

Great Planes motor mount

Did you guys have to use the Great Planes brushless motor mount GPMG1255 on the Cherokee?
Jul 18, 2008, 11:30 AM
Registered User
Brad that depends if the motor holes align with the mount. They usually make these motor mounts universal, so it may fit any motor. I would suggest you taking a look at the motor mounts that hobby city have. Thats what I'm using on my setup, and I found that not only they can be used on most of their motors (turnigy, etc..) but they also can be used with AXI motors.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Article Great Planes P-40 Warhawk ARF EP Sport Scale Review wahrhaftig Electric Warbirds 11 Feb 24, 2008 08:59 PM
Discussion NIB Great Planes Cherokee 40 kit with OS Max 40 FP bshwacker Hot Online Deals 0 Dec 01, 2007 11:31 AM
For Sale Great Planes Cherokee 40 Dkimble Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Jun 16, 2007 01:48 PM
Sold Great Planes Cherokee 40 kit jus10stephens Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes (FS/W) 4 Jul 26, 2006 12:39 AM
Rave Great Planes 1/4 Giles ARF w/OS 1.60 Houston alvin area ghenson Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes (FS/W) 1 Oct 03, 2003 11:03 PM