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E-flite Aeronca Champ

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Old 11-17-2011, 06:12 AM
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Do you think the OS 30 4 stroke would be worth a try in this plane.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:48 AM
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When I converted mine I used a .15 OS 2 stroke. I had to cut off 1/4 of an inch off the fire wall to get it to fit in the cowl. As for power with a .15 on it at full power it flies to fast so I cruise mine around on half throttle. That gives me some extra power on the throttle if I get into trouble and need it. I don't think structurally the plane can handle a larger engine. On the .15 my champ lands about four clicks up from idle position.
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:27 AM
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If you fly it with 15 OS 2 stroke I will try a 30 OS 4 stroke. thanks wdemon
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:42 PM
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yes the OS 30 would be a great engine to use. run a 11x5 wood ZOAR prop and have a great combo. great power and pull but will also keep the speed down.
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is there any build thread for this conversion?
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