Product Tips & Tutorials: RC Planes
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.


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