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Which motor I may chose for my scratch build plane?


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Hello Everyone,
I need a motor for my foam plane. I downloaded the plane from rcpowers.com and the recommended motor was 2200 KV DC Outrunner for weight 570g - 850g but problem is I installed some accessories and make it a drone now my drone weights 900g - 1300g depending on future installments in plane so I need a heavy motor which can fly my plane. I have attached plane specifications and also below is a link to a motor so please tell me will this motor work if not show me an alternative motor. Thanks


Length: 42 inches (106.7 cm)
Wingspan: 33.8 inches (85.9 cm)
Wing Area: 4 sq foot (0.37 sq m)
Weight: 900g - 1300 g
6mm foam



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This motor will not be good for this build. The prop slot is designed for a 6X4 prop. The motor at the following link is one of the motors that RC Powers recommends: http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__24239__D2826_6_2200kv_Outrunner_Motor_USA_Warehouse_.html

Here is a link to the RC Powers parts list: http://www.rcpowers.com/community/threads/master-parts-list-official.8300/

This will give you an idea of what will work. I wouldn't recommend buying everything they have listed, bacause with a little research, you can often find adequate substitutes at better prices. The motor in the link above is a very popular one, and you can't beat the price. It is usually run with a 6X4 prop and a 30-40 ESC (depending on prop used and your flying style).

Unfortunately, I can't guarantee it will work with the added items you are putting on this plane. If i were you, would ask this question on the RC Powers forum.
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