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Forum: Beginners
07-02-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Thank you, good to get a 2nd opinion. One thing...

Thank you, good to get a 2nd opinion. One thing that confuses me still is from what I've read a D2826 would be 28mm in diameter and 26mm in length, which it is, pretty close anyway. But an an A2212...
Forum: Beginners
07-01-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Well, looking back I can see the wisdom of using...

Well, looking back I can see the wisdom of using e-calc up front so you don't wind up buying motors/escs that won't work. But, I'm a gear guy and love having an assortment of parts to use on other...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Wow, that is a great idea! I guess I was fixated...

Wow, that is a great idea! I guess I was fixated on using the existing cowl and motor mount, but yes, I could 3D print a new cowl with an integrated motor mount. Thanks!

As it turns out, coming...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Hi Everyone, Having fun learning about all...

Hi Everyone,

Having fun learning about all of this. I found an old thread from 2007 about the Stryker F-27c, from which this motor came. After reading several hundred posts, I found one that...
Forum: Beginners
06-24-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Another approach. I found this plane today, which...

Another approach. I found this plane today, which has the same empty weight and basic configuration. My plane has a larger wing area, so the wing loading is about 75%. Likely more drag though. This...
Forum: Beginners
06-24-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

It seems like I have been going about this...

It seems like I have been going about this backwards - finding a motor and then trying to find a prop/ESC/battery that will work with it. I'm thinking I should start with determining how much thrust...
Forum: Beginners
06-24-2022, 02:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Here is a photo of the sailplane. I have no clue...

Here is a photo of the sailplane. I have no clue which kit it was built from.
Forum: Beginners
06-24-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Thanks everyone - all good advice. I just got my...

Thanks everyone - all good advice. I just got my Watt-Meter today. Smaller folding props will come tomorrow, and I will purchase a license for eCalc. We have a wedding to set up tomorrow, but next...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Thanks so much, great information. I...

Thanks so much, great information.

I happened to scroll down to see "EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC POWERED FLIGHT". Man, what a great read, I wish I had stumbled upon that earlier. ...
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Wow, so much to consider - I had no idea the...

Wow, so much to consider - I had no idea the science behind it all was so complicated! I tried to use a few of the online motor/prop calculators, but surprisingly the databases don't seem to have any...
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Thanks for the excellent information and...

Thanks for the excellent information and suggestions. I don't know which sailplane it is, only that the kit is from the late '80s. This was my Dad's first R/C project, so I can't say whether he got...
Forum: Beginners
06-20-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By svenyonson

Sizing LiPo and ESC for Electric Sailplane

I am finishing a sailplane that my Dad started around 30 years ago. So, I am replacing all of the electronics with current technology. I recently bought an NX6/AR6610T combo as well as a 3S 2200mAh...
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