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Old 07-25-2012, 03:45 PM
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Default watts needed

I have gotten hung up in math and do not believe some of my answers. So, how many watts is needed to to hover a one pound electric airplane.
Old 07-25-2012, 05:13 PM
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150 to 200 watts per pound for 3D
Old 07-25-2012, 06:03 PM
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Default RE: watts needed

Electrical watts (input) or mechanical watts (output to propeller)??
Try using E-Calc to account for the difference.

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