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Old 07-23-2005, 06:40 PM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone out there has assembled the Dave Patrick Edge 540 and installed a DA50? Or perhaps another similar sized gasser?

Or have you built the DP Extra 330L and used this engine?

I have the plane, never flown and still in the box and was wondering if it would be worth a try using the DA50 gasser for power. The airframe is very light and I know that Dave Patrick does not recommend anything larger than a 1.80 four stroke engine in any of his planes.

If you have used this combo could you please give me some details of how it was to install and how she flew! Thanks in advance!
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If you are going to the NOIC, Dennis Dubois has that plane with a ZDZ 50. I have seen it fly many times and performs really good. Speak to him for more flight details
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DP Extra 330L

Hi Gary:

As you know, I have the DP Extra 330L with a ZDZ 40 in it. The plane flies great, just needs a better pilot. I don't think you will have any problem setting it up with a DA 50. Although Dave Patrick recommends a 1.20 to 1.50 for those aircraft, the gassers should fly it well. If you like we can discuss it at NOIC.

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