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Dennis Strege replied to Dr John Lannigan's discussion Confusion over engine sizes, can someone enlighten me?
"The OS will run forever and the Kyosho won't. Kyosho makes good stuff but the smaller engine is really stressed at that high of rpm.
Also, the hp of the engine doesn't change but the torque would be multiplied roughly equivalent to the ratio.
Sep 24, 2015
Dennis Strege replied to Paul Glarison's discussion Electric or gas have Long flight times
"Hi Saluka,

any flight times beyond one to two hours is generally going to use gasoline or jet fuel.
Sep 24, 2015
Dennis Strege replied to Johan Brand's discussion Engine Size
"Hi Johan,

The answer is dependent on the airframe you choose. Based on what you have said though, this is marginal power for even  a powered sailplane.
Given a more "ordinary" planform, I think you'll need 8 hp or more. I have a past design that…"
Sep 24, 2015