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    Great new catagory

    Better get a firm grasp on this excellent method to power your homebuilt, it is coming and I think for a lot of missions out there, it will be a perfect fit. BMCJ pointed out an electric Goat and it looked like a perfect complement.

    Maybe an electric powered Airbike! Hmmm

    I think we need some resources on how to adapt this form of propulsion for reliable aircraft power.

    YMMV
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    Re: Great new catagory

    What the hell..please explain.
    Fly safe.

    Cheers, Doug

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    Re: Great new catagory

    I am guessing a new section to this forum,
    http://www.homebuiltairplanes.com/fo...splay.php?f=81

    since this is the only post in the subforum :P

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Quote Originally Posted by wanttobuild View Post
    Better get a firm grasp on this excellent method to power your homebuilt
    I'm glad you like it. Is there a topic for this thread beyond that?
    "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Well now here's the thing. Wantobuild's comment wasn't showing when I typed my WTF comment. Buggers belief donit!
    Fly safe.

    Cheers, Doug

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Quote Originally Posted by wanttobuild View Post
    Better get a firm grasp on this excellent method to power your homebuilt, it is coming and I think for a lot of missions out there, it will be a perfect fit. BMCJ pointed out an electric Goat and it looked like a perfect complement.

    Maybe an electric powered Airbike! Hmmm

    I think we need some resources on how to adapt this form of propulsion for reliable aircraft power.

    YMMV
    H-Minus
    My buddy (neighbor) that won the world championship Formula One Air Race in Thailand last year with his Grove (tapered) wing Cassutt is in the process of converting the Cassutt into an electric powered racer. I’ll let you know how that goes.
    Last edited by bmcj; March 1st, 2019 at 12:34 PM.

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Quote Originally Posted by deskpilot View Post
    Well now here's the thing. Wantobuild's comment wasn't showing when I typed my WTF comment. Buggers belief donit!
    HaHa, I came back an edited it.

    Rare to get the first post in a new category.

    I know nothing about Power, but I will start to learn. What I need is a set of plans for an Electric E-Airbike!

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    Re: Great new catagory

    It's more a case of adapting the aircraft to the propulsion. Electric power is very range limited, you need an efficient aircraft to make it useful.

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    Re: Great new catagory

    This will be my eletric airplane

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Marcelo View Post
    This will be my eletric airplane

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    Are you designing / building a full scale electric airplane?


    BJC

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Quote Originally Posted by BJC View Post
    Are you designing / building a full scale electric airplane?


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    This is a PIK26, developed by Karl melen from finland, but I choose a eletric motor for powering

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    Re: Great new catagory

    What motor and batteries are you considering?

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    Re: Great new catagory

    Axial motor, outrunner, 60 volts and 20 kw

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