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Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By TP16
Well, it's definitely not doing 167mph on that...

Well, it's definitely not doing 167mph on that setup. RCSpeedo isn't always the most accurate tool.

2200Kv * 12.6V = 27720 RPMs
27720 * 3" pitch = 83160
83160/1056 = 78.75mph max-efficiency...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By TP16
In ideal conditions, the Earth can get about...

In ideal conditions, the Earth can get about 1000W of power per square meter from the sun. That's roughly 1550 square inches.

Now, assuming our solar panels are 100% efficient, we could cover a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By TP16
Might make more sense to use them to power the...

Might make more sense to use them to power the receiver and servos on a thermal glider because the sun is already mostly a requirement to fly the plane.

Of course, you could do better with a small...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By TP16
Assuming this is just a basic, average-speed...

Assuming this is just a basic, average-speed parkflyer, this motor (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/store/__5358__18_11_2000kv_Micro_Brushless_Outrunner_10g_.html) is pretty popular for 2S...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,621
Posted By TP16
It would really depend on the props. The motors...

It would really depend on the props. The motors may be rated for 13A continuously, but if you have really small props on them they'll draw much less. Overpropping will mean that they draw more.
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Forum: Beginners 06-12-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,704
Posted By TP16
If you want an F-22 and you don't mind building a...

If you want an F-22 and you don't mind building a little, there's a simple design for a foamie propjet out there (Dekan's F-22) that you could paint to look pretty nice. With some careful setup and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By TP16
The ESC is set up like a normal one with a...

The ESC is set up like a normal one with a positive and negative battery lead, but it's got two Deans connectors in series rather than just one plug. To convert it to a single-plug setup, just cut...
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