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Jul 08, 2008, 01:48 PM
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Big Engine in small Plane


Hi i have a lot of Qs ofcourse it is becouse i have just started with the whole Rc Deal.

I bought a GP-25 Challenger Trainer, by Sonic Tiger, but i was a bit dumb and bought a 46os Evolution engine and modified the Engine support so it fits in nicely,.

Now i was wondering on how wil this affect the aircrafts performance?

And wil i need to add some extra waight and in whitch section of the aircraft?

Could someone please help me on this one?

I most welcome an e-mail with some helpfull tips.

Txs 2 all.
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Jul 08, 2008, 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Hein P
Hi i have a lot of Qs ofcourse it is becouse i have just started with the whole Rc Deal.

I bought a GP-25 Challenger Trainer, by Sonic Tiger, but i was a bit dumb and bought a 46os Evolution engine and modified the Engine support so it fits in nicely,.

Now i was wondering on how wil this affect the aircrafts performance?

And wil i need to add some extra waight and in whitch section of the aircraft?

Could someone please help me on this one?

I most welcome an e-mail with some helpfull tips.

Txs 2 all.
Hi There
46os that a gas engine Right
You will get better response if you were to post in a gas plane section.
This Section deals in ELECTRIC power.
Jul 08, 2008, 03:05 PM
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Hein P

The section your looking for if you haven't already found it - Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes

If you haven't flown before, putting a bigger engine in a model just means you have a quicker way of destroying it.
Jul 08, 2008, 05:06 PM
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With a trainer, the last thing you want is a more powerful motor, because it will be heavier, so it will need to fly faster to stay up. Plus the heavier the plane the harder it crashes! Butch


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