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    Electric powered glider ground connection

    Hi HBA, Those who know electric powered (self-launch or sustainer) gliders could probably answer this question definitively, but please chime in with your aircraft electrics understanding in any case: If I add a ~72V battery, motor controller, and motor to my homebuilt all-metal glider, should...
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    Experimental sailplane self-launch electric conversion

    Hi all, I would like to convert an experimental glider to be electric self-launching. The desired major components are: 35 kW BLDC motor, 4-5 kWH lithium battery, a suitable motor controller, and a small in-cockpit control head to control and monitor the system (on/off switch, throttle, a...