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Old 01-29-2006, 05:46 PM
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New to sport. Have a Hobbistar 40 with a OSX 40 engine. How long should I allow for a flight without running out of gas? I use full power about 80% of the time....
Old 01-29-2006, 05:58 PM
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10 min

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Old 01-29-2006, 07:58 PM
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How big is your fuel tank?
Old 01-29-2006, 08:16 PM
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There is no Hobbistar 40 from Tower or Great planes. What plane do you have? Did they have it many years ago and its no longer available?
Old 01-29-2006, 08:54 PM
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it should run at least 20 minutes
Old 01-30-2006, 08:16 AM
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Sounds like you got a Hobbico superstar select. The standard tank will get at least 10 minutes at 80% Keep in mind some fields have a 10 minute rule per flight and is enforced if busy. Ours does.
Old 01-30-2006, 08:25 AM
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I had a Superstar about 4 years ago that would fly 25 minutes. I always few her 20 minutes then landed.

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