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Old 10-10-2012, 12:02 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

Is there a formula for the motor/prop thrust to plane weight ratio? I'm finding when matching motors for home built foamies, i'm usually just looking for the motor that the creator used.

I want to build my own plane now and I have no idea how to match the motor/prop to the size and weight of my plane!

please advise.

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Re: matching motor to plane weight

two places to start:


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