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Old 03-26-2012, 08:46 AM
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Default RE: What size tank on a DLE55?

ORIGINAL: Mustangman40

Trying to decide on a tank size for me pitts, it comes with a 550cc tank but I want to try one of the rotorflow tanks..

What kind of run time are you getting say out of the 20oz or the 24oz?

Thanks for any help.

I run mine on a 19 oz tank and get about 14-15 minutes of flying with about 1/4 tank remaining. BUT I fly mostly at half to 2/3rds throttle and practically never need to go to full throttle. If you run yours at full throttle, expect maybe 12 minutes, maybe a little less on 19 ozs with enough reserve.

If you want to fly for 20 minutes of mostly full throttle, then I'd suggest a 24 oz tank