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Great Planes P6E Hawk ARF

Old 02-04-2011, 07:07 AM
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Default Great Planes P6E Hawk ARF

Hi,
What size gas engine should I use for this airplane. DLE20, DLE 30 or something in between.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:51 AM
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Default RE: Great Planes P6E Hawk ARF

The DLE 20 CC should be an adequate engine for this aircraft.
I use a DLE30 CC on my 82" span GEEBEE racer which has a very large cowl 10" diameter that creates a lot of drag. I can do rolling vertical climbs with it.
Old 02-07-2011, 08:22 AM
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The kit will allow up to a 30cc gasoline engine. As long as you balance the model correctly, you'll be OK.
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I've got a DLE35RA in mine and it still require 2.28 lbs of lead in, on and around the ballast box. Flies great!

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