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what voltage to use??

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Old 12-24-2013, 02:40 PM
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OK, I have a motor rated at 1700 kvm. Should I go with 11.1 volts or 7.4 v? for elect. plane weighing three lbs, 43" wingspan?

Thanks for any help. Ron
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What motor, prop, ESC? What is the rated watts the motor can handle?

A 3 pound plane should be around 350 watts or so for every day flying. More is always better .


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EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC POWERED FLIGHT
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7100376/tm.htm

We need detailed specs on the motor

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