electric conversion

  1. YLogvin

    Testing Electric Propulsion Unit For a Light Airplane

    Hello everyone, new here. I want to share the results of our testing of a prototype electric propulsion unit for light aviation with a power of 80-100 hp. Our tests showed that the 190 kg thrust that we get from our electric setup is enough for the aircraft takeoff and ascent. 🔥🔥✈️✈️✈️🔥🔥 Since...
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  3. Qwenther

    Balsa Robelen's Parakeet Biplane

    I acquired a partially built Parakeet biplane a while back, and I've been planning to finish that model as a converted electric for years. I only recently however found hidden in my stash of miscellaneous parts a motor that might have the juice to power it. I had an Eflite Power 15 motor lying...
  4. Philip02

    Tips for a 20+ yr old Giles G-202 build

    Hey guys, new to the forums here. I am in the process of building a Great Planes Giles G-202 that sat in its box for over 20 years in the shop. This is my first balsa build, which was a little scary at first, but everything seems to be going well so far, even with the warped boards. The whole...
  5. Sir Fly

    Build Log: Building My Dad's/Uncle's Guillows P40

    Introduction This thread is dedicated to the build log of my Dad's Guillows P40. This plane has a very interesting and unique history, and I have really grown quite attached to it. I am really looking forward to completing the plane and seeing it in the air, and I hope you will too! Please...
  6. N

    Vintage Kyosho Cessna 182 with Cox motor to Electric conversion

    Looking for assistance in transitioning a 1980's Kyosho Cessna Skylane 182 from the COX gas motor to an electric motor. Issue stands at trying to find solutions to the following problems. 1. Electric Motor / Motor mount. So the firewall on the aircraft that also holds the nose gear has...