Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC Want to discuss some of those from the golden age, vintage rc planes or even an old classic antique vintage rc planes, radios, engines, etc? This is the place for you. Enjoy!

Astro Viking - IC power?


Old 04-28-2002, 11:03 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: gone,
Posts: 4,923
My Gallery
My Models
My Feedback
Default Astro Viking - IC power?

Was originally a rubber power plane? If so... it will need some reinforcement of the forward fuselage.

when powering these old planes... think powered glider. I built a 1940 plane called "The Answer", which called for a Bantam .19. I stuck a McCoy black head, pot metal block shape case (the poorest series by McCoy) in it. It was WAY too much power. A .09 would have been fine. That had a 48 inch span. I think a .15 would be plenty for your plane.
FHHuber is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service