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Submitted by Dawson Guillaspy:


40 oz covered in Econokote red with white trim. The front air inlets are made from plastic spoons.

Originally installed BP Hobbies 2814-6 motor with four different props and 3 cell LiPos but too powerful. Yet 2 cells Lipos were too wimpy.

BP's 2810-11 with 2 cells were too weak, but a 3 cell giving 78 watts/lb with a 9x5 prop was just right. All together tried 13 different battery/prop combos. Persistence paid off, I now have an aggressive park flyer.



 
Build the Parakeet by Dave Robelen
Issue: Model Aviation February 1987
Plan: #541
Cost: $14.00 plus shipping
To Order: 1-800-435-9262x507



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