View Full Version : Thrust settings

11-10-2005, 02:19 PM
In my past life with glow powered airplanes, it was common to set down and right thrust angles to compensate for engine/prop torque. I haven't noticed the same attention to this factor with EP airplanes. Any comments?

11-10-2005, 02:41 PM
Same thing applies to Electric. Even more is needed sometimes on a given plane when doing a Glow to Electric conversion, as most times you run a larger diameter prop and have more torque then you would have with the same plane with Glow power. At least you should if you do it right ;).

Mike Parsons
11-10-2005, 04:09 PM
I concur with Gerald. Given the size of the disks we spin to acheive the efficiency and performance from a given motor at lower RPM's, it is an important variable in E Planes.