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Old 05-09-2016, 06:23 AM
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This model was designed with a Quadra in mind. There is more to consider, than just power.

the Quadra will weigh more than a similar sized, more modern, engine. I would assume that the firewall would be designed to carry that weight

If using a modern engine, I would be concerned that nose weight may be required.

My choice for power would be a G-38 , from Zenoah. .I had a G-38 in a similar sized IKON N'West Fairchild.. It had plenty of power.

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