This is the DLE 20cc Petrol Powered Engine with Electronic Ignition.
Two sealed bearings on crankshaft-simple design for lighter weight.
Beam mounting allows easy fit in the same mount as comparable glow engines.
Aluminum alloy crankcase with advanced CNC machining.
Rear mounted pumper carburetor ensures easier installation and smooth idling and dependable fuel flow during flights.
Fully automatic advanced electronic ignition.
Engine, spark plug, ignition, muffler, muffler gasket, two 5x20mm muffler bolts and instruction manual.
Petrol with at least 87 octane rating.
2-cycle oil, mix ratio for this engine is 30 parts petrol to one part oil and must be followed exactly for optimum performance.
4.8 - 6V NiMH/NiCd (separate receiver style pack can be used) or 6.6V LiFe or 7.4V LiPo battery (LiPo & LiFe requires voltage regulator) for ignition.
Suitable Propeller and field equipment.
Output Power: 2.5 HP at 9,000 RPM
Idle Speed: 1,750 RPM
Static Thrust: 6 kg Pulling Force/100 meters altitude
5.3 kg Pulling Force/1,800 meters altitude
Displacement: 1.22cu in (20cc)
Bore and Stroke: 1.3 x 1.0" (32 x 25mm)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Weight: Engine: 22.93oz.(650g)
Exhaust: 1.76oz (50g)
Ignition: 4.23oz (120g)
Total: 28.9oz (820g)
Petrol/Oil Mixture: 30:1
Petrol Octane Rating: 87-93
Recommended Propellers: 14x10, 15x8, 16x6, 16x8, 17x6, 18x6
Spark Plug: CM3
Spark Plug Gap: 0.018 - 0.020"
Low Speed Needle: 1.5 turns out as a starting point, adjust for a smooth idle and a reliable transition to high throttle.
High Speed Needle: 1.5-2 turns out from closed, adjust needle to peak RPM, if engine slows or dies at full throttle, the high-speed mixture is likely too lean.
Note: To avoid permanent damage to the electronic ignition system, NEVER turn your DLE engine over with the system switched on and the plug not installed.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 12 January, 2014.