Originally Posted by 78yes
Would appreciate any suggestions for a Top Flite DC-3 which should weigh about 9.5-10 lb total. I plan to put ESCs in fuselage and lengthen wires to the motors.
Do ESCs need cooling?
What would be good motors?; have read bad things about Tower's Rimfire
Battery suggestions for 10 minute flights?
put the esc in the cowls, and lengthen the battery cables, use 12 gauge wire up to 12" if more length is needed use 10 gauge wire, YES ESC Need Cooling Big time,
two of these motors should work great for you. use a 10 amp UBEC from Castle Creation.