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Old 01-27-2015, 08:01 AM
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I wouldn't want anything with less wing area (850 sq. in.) because the wing loading gets pretty high - making for some heads up flying at lower (landing?) speeds. A 20cc engine on a plane that's under 10lbs. should have unlimited vertical though....

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Old 01-27-2015, 03:34 PM
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Thank you very much ahicks ill have a look for aircraft that have areas above that.
The GP .60 stick has a wing area of 1000 in^2 so it should work.....
Im just addicted to the idea of less glow mess and halving the price of fuel
Thanks again

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Old 10-07-2015, 05:17 PM
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I am getting ready to start the same project. Twin 20s with retracts. Does DLE sell the synchronizer?
Old 01-27-2024, 02:01 AM
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Hi All,
I have a scratch built super sportster 90/120 - came out a tail heavy, so had to add a bunch of nose weight, dry AUW is 12.5 lb. Will a Dle 20 w/ 17x6 Xoar wood prop be fine for this model?

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Old 01-27-2024, 04:05 AM
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A 20cc gas engine will give good performance at that weight. Most of my 20cc warbirds weigh around 14 pounds and fly well.
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Old 01-27-2024, 09:21 AM
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I use DLE 20's in this size plane as well (currently 3). They fly great, but, wilder slower I use the 17 x 6 and a plane like the sportster I use a 16 x 8 (currently in a Venus II).
Old 01-27-2024, 11:35 AM
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I've got one in an 11.5 lb U-Can-Do 60 and it's a great match up.
Old 01-27-2024, 12:26 PM
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DLE 20's can use a variety of props. 17x6, 16x8, or the APC17x8N (narrow) which will out-turn and out run the 16x8 all day long. It's quieter as well because it is much more efficient.
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I have a Hanger 9 PT-19 and Christen Eagle with the DLE20 RE .
The 80" PT-19 is a good sport flyer and the bipe is a little rocket ship.
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Old 01-27-2024, 09:29 PM
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Thanks all for your replies. Should I use a 17x6 or 16x8 prop. Have both.

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