How to choose a motor for your plane
Posted by on 22 January 2013 03:09 PM
Follow these simple rules when choosing a motor for your plane.
Weight of Plane x Flight Performance = Watts of Motor Needed
100 Watts/Pound = Slow and Scale Flyers
150 Watts/Pound = Sport Flying
175 Watts/Pound = 3D Flying
200 Watts/Pound = Extreme 3D Flying
Types of Motors:
Inrunners: Designed for higher RPM and low torque.
Outrunners: Designed for low to mid range RMP and high torque.