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Old 05-19-2002, 10:13 AM
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hi. i need to know if you guys could tell me if this norvel 061, is big anuff to power a herr eng. mini sport. i have one on back order . 35.75 in wingspan 8 oz. wing load 5.33oz./sq.ft. im not sure of size- power will it be a dog? or will it be a good flyer? thank you .
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Old 05-19-2002, 01:57 PM
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Whats the overall weight? With a loading that low it should be good if it weighs less than 30 oz.
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Old 05-19-2002, 02:40 PM
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wt.it sez 8-11oz with 280 power i whould like too power with 061 is the loading to small for that power? thanks
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Old 05-19-2002, 09:22 PM
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It would likely be way too powerful and get squirrelly on you.
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Old 05-21-2002, 12:40 AM
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well then. i'll have to rethink that one . i thank you. for your help do i need smaller eng.or bigger plane?
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I have a Hobby Hangar Mini Edge..32" span, 205 sq in..gonna be 22oz...will an OS 10 FSR fly it OK?? I never had anything this small, but it is practically done, so I'm stuck with whatever I get..just curious. Any prop tips for the .10?? TIA
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Don't forget about that left stick. With throttle, go for the POWER. Have a Herr Pitts with a 15 in it and it's a blast!!!
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