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Electric conversion of a Extra 300 arround 75 inches

Old 11-03-2019, 06:05 AM
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Default Electric conversion of a Extra 300 arround 75 inches

Hello all!

Iím looking to convert (to electric) my 75 inches Extra 300 running on an overpowered DLE-55. Iím looking for the same kind of power. Any engine suggestion, which is your preferred brand of engine? Iím kind of lost with all the choices available.

Thanks!
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Look at some of the electric setups being used on modern pattern airplanes. Usually a 63mm outrunner of 210-230KV with 10 cell Lipo and 100 amp ESC. Enough power for unlimited vertical with a 12lb airplane.
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You are gonna want around 3000 watts.... Extreme Flight has power setups for their 74'ish inch planes that will fling around a 10 to 13 pound plane pretty well....
Usually 10S and 12S SETUPS.....
Hacker C50-14XL with a 22 x 10 prop on 10S will 3D even a 14+ pound plane
Hacker has several large outrunners that are characterized as 50cc equivalents...
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Thanks to both of you, I will look at those Hacker engine, look like good stuff.

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