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Is this ok

PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:09 pm
by debandy
Hi, I have bouht a Glow engine from the net its ASP 2 Stroke AP061A Glow Engine with muffler (Model NO : AP061A)
it came this morning but I am not sure if its the right thing that I need for my Piper Cub.
As I explained in earlier posts I normaly fly small elec
but have built a Flair Cub 72"wing span.Please could some check this over to see if I
have bought the right thing
Thanks alot
Andy p.s my mates away till 20th so got no one else

Re: Is this ok

PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:52 pm
by Foxbait1
Is this the Plane ... rs/Cub.htm an the engine you ordered ... p-314.html

If that is the engine it`s to small .99cc. That plane can take a .35 ci (5.9 cc+/-) to a .40 ci (6.4cc) engine. A .46 - .50 sized engine will also fit where the .40 sit`s plus give you little more power. other brands of engines will also work. Here`s a example scroll down some to find the ones that fit. also a size chart lower down. good luck. Fox

PS you can also checkout the 4 cycles that fit also,.35 to .52 4 cycle ... troke.html
4 cycles weigh little more the the 2 cycle

Re: Is this ok

PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:55 pm
by RCModelReviews
As Foxbait1 says, a 0.061cu-in engine (1cc) is *way* too small for that 72" cub -- it would barely taxi let alone fly.

As the instructions on the cub say - you need a much larger engine (.46cu in -- around 8cc).

A much better engine would be the ASP46 or ASP52 -- I think HobbyKing has the cheapest price for these engines (when they're in stock).

Re: Is this ok

PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:50 pm
by debandy
Thanks for the thought it was too small when I opened the package

What size plane ?????

PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:17 am
by debandy
If you have read my post I have bought the wrong size engine, ... p-314.html
If for what ever reason they will not exchange the engine for a larger one,what size plane would this engine be O.K. for.
I only paid £ 28.00 for the engine so luckily I am not ££££££ out of pocket.
Lol I promise I will check in future before I purches anything like this again.