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Old 10-17-2013, 02:49 PM
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Default Birdie 10 electric conversion

This model should be about 35 - 40 oz
300 sq in. I have been planning on using a
Eflite power 10 on 3 cells. I only have 4" of
Ground clearance so prop selection is the controlling
factor.
Any suggestions?

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Old 10-17-2013, 08:25 PM
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If you must use a 7" prop, you'll have to run that motor on 4s or 5s to get enough power. With 7x5 on 4s you'll have 225W/25oz thrust... might be enough. On 5s you'll have 400W/38oz thrust (too much for the motor?)

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Old 10-19-2013, 12:37 PM
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Has anyone looked at using a 4 blade prop for limited ground clearance models?
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Vario make 4-blade hubs and provide blades down to 5.6".......http://www.eam.net/Varioprop/Vario%20Prop.htm

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