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New to this, wanted opinions on the parts I am about to order

#1
Ok, so I'm very new to this, never built airplanes or anything like that before. Heard a few of my friends talking about it and it seems cool, so I started watching videos and stuff and I think I've gotten it all figured out. So, basically I'm about to order these parts (I think). Just making sure everthing is compatible and is good and such, if I can get better for $50, let me know!

Motor: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__12919__D2826_6_2200kv_Outrunner_Motor.html

Prop: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__9840__SF_E_Prop_7x4_178x102mm_w_Adapters_Black_5pcs_bag_.html

Servos: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__16257__HK15178_Analog_Servo_10g_1_4kg_0_09s.html

Battery: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__6474__ZIPPY_Flightmax_1000mAh_2S1P_20C.html

Charger: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__7637__Turnigy_balancer_Charger_2S_3S.html

Transmitter/Receiver: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__9042__Hobby_King_2_4Ghz_6Ch_Tx_Rx_V2_Mode_2_.html

Also, I think this is the best place to put this, sorry if it isnt. I am also using dollar tree foam for the time being
 

Ak Flyer

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#2
I hope you are making a fast airplane because that motor screams. 2200 kv is pretty fast. What are you planning on putting it in? It's also a pretty large motor, don't know if I'd match it with a 1000 battery. Running at full throttle you are going to be spinning the prop at roughly 16,280 rpm. Using 34 amps at wide open you will only get about 3 minutes run time. You'll get more in normal flight of course since you aren't running wide open all the time. You also didn't list an esc. A good match for that motor would be this one:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__11618__Turnigy_AE_45A_Brushless_ESC.html
I just put it into a helicopter and it's working fantastically. It's a multi use so it would be great in a plane.
Another is the plush:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__2165__TURNIGY_Plush_40amp_Speed_Controller.html

Either of those tacks on another 20 bucks or so but you're going to have to have them.

If you dropped the kv of your motor down to 1400 like this one:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__12920__D2826_10_1400kv_Brushless_Motor.html
Then you are going to pull a little bit bigger prop (9x5) and pull less amps (21 vs 34) so you'll get more run time and it won't try to rip the wings off of a small plane. You'll have better usable power with a slower airframe. You can also run a 30 amp esc instead of a 40 even though they show a 40 for some reason.
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor...0A_BlueSeries_Brushless_Speed_Controller.html
Notice the 30 amp is about half the price of the 4o amp.
You will also have better run time pulling less amps out of your battery.
Unless you are making a very small and light plane, you'll probably end up with a larger battery.

Like I said first though, knowing what kind of plane you are building might change everything I just said.
 
#3
I hope you are making a fast airplane because that motor screams. 2200 kv is pretty fast. What are you planning on putting it in? It's also a pretty large motor, don't know if I'd match it with a 1000 battery. Running at full throttle you are going to be spinning the prop at roughly 16,280 rpm. Using 34 amps at wide open you will only get about 3 minutes run time. You'll get more in normal flight of course since you aren't running wide open all the time. You also didn't list an esc. A good match for that motor would be this one:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__11618__Turnigy_AE_45A_Brushless_ESC.html
I just put it into a helicopter and it's working fantastically. It's a multi use so it would be great in a plane.
Another is the plush:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__2165__TURNIGY_Plush_40amp_Speed_Controller.html

Either of those tacks on another 20 bucks or so but you're going to have to have them.

If you dropped the kv of your motor down to 1400 like this one:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__12920__D2826_10_1400kv_Brushless_Motor.html
Then you are going to pull a little bit bigger prop (9x5) and pull less amps (21 vs 34) so you'll get more run time and it won't try to rip the wings off of a small plane. You'll have better usable power with a slower airframe. You can also run a 30 amp esc instead of a 40 even though they show a 40 for some reason.
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor...0A_BlueSeries_Brushless_Speed_Controller.html
Notice the 30 amp is about half the price of the 4o amp.
You will also have better run time pulling less amps out of your battery.
Unless you are making a very small and light plane, you'll probably end up with a larger battery.

Like I said first though, knowing what kind of plane you are building might change everything I just said.
Thanks for the advice, at first I think I'm just gonna start out with something simple, like I said I've never done any of these before, so I probably will get a 1400 motor like you said. And I also realized I forgot the esc right after I posted this. If I were to drop everything down like you said would the battery give me ~20 minutes of flight time?
 

Ak Flyer

Fly the wings off
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#4
All depends on your air frame. Keep it light with a high lift design that takes little thrust and you can run for hours. Make it fast and high drag with low lift and you'll run for minutes. A bigger battery gives more run time but adds weight which requires more power so it's a catch 22. Figure out what plane design first, then build to power it. If you are doing something along the lines of the speed build kits then you can pick one power setup that will give you flexibility to be creative.

Run time will also be dependent on how you fly it. I can float my cub around for 20 minutes on the stock battery or I can whip it around hard for ten.

It's tough picking out a power system and usually doesn't happen right on the first time.

By dropping to 1400kv x 7.4 volts (2cell battery) = 10360 rpm. Much more suitable to a parkflyer with a 9x5 prop. This is a pretty good package for most beginner planes similar in size and shape to the speed build kits.

In fact, check out this package that lazertoys.com put together for the swappable series.
http://www.lazertoyz.com/Swappable-Kit-Powerelectronics-pack_p_429.html

They list similar stuff but with a smaller prop and esc, lower kv motor, smaller motor, smaller battery. A 2826 motor is pretty good size. Lots of power.
 

Ak Flyer

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#5
If you're trying to go cheap and light, you could drop down even more. I flew some crazy fast 3d planes with motors smaller than that. Something like this would save you a bunch.
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__18967__D2822_17_Brushless_Outrunner_1100kv.html
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor...2A_BlueSeries_Brushless_Speed_Controller.html
same or smaller battery, like a 500mah would work well, depending on your plane and run time desired.
Same servos, 8x4 or 8x6 props, a slow fly prop would be good here,
Same transmitter, nothing wrong with that transmitter.
That charger is okay, but extremely limited and slow. Plus if you get a smaller battery you can actually charge them too fast since the charge rate is fixed. If you have any ideas about staying in the hobby and having any other batteries I highly encourage you to look at the accucell 6. Widely regarded as the best low price charger made and as good as ones that cost hundreds. It's the only charger that my friends and I use and that includes guys with huge electric and gas planes and helis. It's awesome.
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor..._6_50W_6A_Balancer_Charger_w_accessories.html

The down side is that you have to hook it up to a car battery or other 12 volt supply but so does the one you listed.
 
#6
First decide on the model you want to use.. then buy the parts to suit the model.. If you are scratch building a model go to its thread and see what other modellers are using.. For your radio set also consider the Orange 2.4 6ch TX and RX's.. we have been using their cheap receivers for a while with a spectrum TX's and they have been very good.. Ive just bought an orange 2.4 transmitter module to go in my futaba 10 radio.. that's how much I like the orange 2.4 gear..