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MarkFlyer
08-09-2005, 04:59 PM
I am totally new at this but totally enthused to get into this awesome hobby. I am looking at building a Great Planes PT-20 MK2 kit, but I don't want all the hassel of glow plug so I was wondering if anyone could suggest how I would go about converting it to electric. Thanks.

EpoweredRc
08-09-2005, 05:35 PM
I am totally new at this but totally enthused to get into this awesome hobby. I am looking at building a Great Planes PT-20 MK2 kit, but I don't want all the hassel of glow plug so I was wondering if anyone could suggest how I would go about converting it to electric. Thanks.

Do you allready have that plane? cause you know they have some planes like that one thats allready electric.Give me a few minutes and I will post some links to them.Tower hobbies has all types of trainer airplanes that are electric.

EpoweredRc
08-09-2005, 05:39 PM
This is a Goldberg Eagle 400 Park Flyer EP ARF 38"
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHCE9&P=0

Well they dont seem to have the one I was thinking about,Its been a while but the one listed is a great traier glow,im sure it would be for electric also.

Here is Towerhobbies website. you can lok at driffrent planes.
http://towerhobbies.com/

Hobby lobbys website.
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/

hope this helps you,if you still just set on that one plane then I will see if I can help you or maybe someone else can.

MarkFlyer
08-09-2005, 05:42 PM
I don't have it yet, but I want a kit and I want to be able to learn alierons.

EpoweredRc
08-09-2005, 05:49 PM
I don't have it yet, but I want a kit and I want to be able to learn alierons.

Well the Eagle is a great plane,even after you learn to fly it you can get another wing for it that has hardly any dehedral in it and fly it as a sports plane.I have seen soem one do this.this does have Ailerons allready.

MarkFlyer
08-09-2005, 06:00 PM
Thanks alot, that is a great suggestion.

mikerenz66
08-10-2005, 03:01 AM
I am totally new at this but totally enthused to get into this awesome hobby. I am looking at building a Great Planes PT-20 MK2 kit, but I don't want all the hassel of glow plug so I was wondering if anyone could suggest how I would go about converting it to electric. Thanks.

If you did not get it yet, check out the Great Planes PT Electric....about the same size as the PT-20. Its a kit, its 3 stik but if you cut the dehidral down and add aierlons you have your 4 stik. Comes with a speed 600 motor ( suggestion is to upgrade to brushless/lipo setup ).


The PT- 20 can easly be converted, but you may need to lighten the airframe. The weight of it is 3.5 to 4.5- so it probally has a higher wing load vs the pt electric.

Mike R



Mike

flyranger
08-30-2005, 02:04 PM
I am totally new at this but totally enthused to get into this awesome hobby. I am looking at building a Great Planes PT-20 MK2 kit, but I don't want all the hassel of glow plug so I was wondering if anyone could suggest how I would go about converting it to electric. Thanks.

Try this link
http://www.mountainmodels.com/

Check out the dandy and their other slow flyers.
enjoy