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Is this ok

Postby debandy » Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:09 pm

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
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Re: Is this ok

Postby Foxbait1 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:52 pm

Is this the Plane http://www.flairmodels.co.uk/Aircraft/V ... rs/Cub.htm an the engine you ordered http://www.oomodel.com/asp-sanye-2-stro ... 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 http://www.justengines.co.uk/acatalog/ASP.html 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 http://www.justengines.co.uk/acatalog/A ... troke.html
4 cycles weigh little more the the 2 cycle
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Re: Is this ok

Postby RCModelReviews » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:55 pm

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).
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Re: Is this ok

Postby debandy » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:50 pm

Thanks for the help.lol thought it was too small when I opened the package
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What size plane ?????

Postby debandy » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:17 am

Hi
If you have read my post I have bought the wrong size engine, http://www.oomodel.com/asp-sanye-2-stro ... 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.
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