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Gas to electronic power RC plane Answered

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I just received a 48 ounce rc plane from my grandfather and I need some help from you all. I need to convert it to electric powered from gas and I dont know what parts I need. (I do know that I need a motor, (I have one picked out) speed control, servos, a receiver, a transmitter, and a battery pack (lipo) I need to know what will work with each other that wont kill my wallet. The motor I picked out is a HXT 35-42A 1450kv Brushless Outrunner (Eq: 2820). So all the help I can get would be appreciated. See the photos for more info.

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fenyvesi (author)2007-11-26
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Sedgewick17 (author)2007-11-24

Throw gas and electric out the window and go with a pulse jet.It will have ungodly noise, and you can max out any speed that you could get from gas or electricity.The only downside is the limited flying time.

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Pat Sowers (author)Sedgewick172007-11-24

the problem is the noise.

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Kiteman (author)Pat Sowers2007-11-24

Where are you flying that noise is a problem? Hospital corridors?

Personally, although IC planes are noisier, it's a better sound than the annoying whiiiiiiine of an electric motor.

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Pat Sowers (author)Kiteman2007-11-24

dont know. the cops came up to me and said that if i wanted to fly the plane it has to be electric.

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Kiteman (author)Pat Sowers2007-11-24

Ah, the famous peculiarly regionalised nature of American laws.

What the sheriff says, goes.

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Pat Sowers (author)Kiteman2007-11-24

today was a good day to fly but no i have to spend my time and money to make the fuzz happy.

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Pat Sowers (author)Kiteman2007-11-24

im having a hard time finding the things i need for the plane because i dont know what i am doing.

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Pat Sowers (author)2007-11-24

i guess thats what i will have to do.

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Pat Sowers (author)2007-11-24

the problem is the noise.

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