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Motor sizing

Old 09-11-2014, 11:31 AM
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How do I determine the electric motor size needed for a specific airplane? I can't figure out the motors are rated.
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Old 09-12-2014, 08:22 PM
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100 watts per pound for easy flying. More watts more power.

Would help if you told us what plane you had in mind?

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Old 09-13-2014, 08:39 AM
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The size given by manufacturers in many cases is at least what's needed (some definitely describe it that way). If you wanna go a bit faster / better climbing, use more but take care not to use too much. In example +25% power will push it recognizable in many cases. Good luck.

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