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Old 05-27-2011, 08:53 AM
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I have a Dyna-flite Butterfly motor glider currently on an OS 20 glow engine. What size electric motor/speed control do I need to convert this to electric power? Her are the specs for the Butterfly:

SPECIFICATIONS
Wingspan: 99 in (2515 mm)
Wing Area: 916 in² (59 dm²)
Length: 48.5 in (1230 mm)
Wing Loading: 7.5 oz/ft² (23 g/dm²)
Weight: 50 oz (1415 g)
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Engine: 2-stroke .15-.20 or 4-stroke .26 engine

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Old 05-28-2011, 07:04 AM
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Default RE: Convert Dyna-flite Butterfly

Well if you run a MP .15 motor

http://www.hobbypartz.com/monsterpow...ess-motor.html

40 amp ESC

http://www.hobbypartz.com/volcano-40...oller-esc.html

3s 2200mah battery

http://www.hobbypartz.com/83p-2200mah-3s1p-111-30c.html

APC 12X6 prop.

This calculator says it will give about 65 ounces of thrust.

http://www.s4a.ch/eflight/motorcalc_e.htm


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