This is the DLE 55-RA Petrol Powered Engine with Electronic Ignition.
High performance in a compact package.
Rear exhaust for the perfect tuned pipe setup.
Pitts style aluminum muffler.
Newly designed piston with re-engineered skirt for less piston weight resulting in such advantages as awesome throttle response,more power and longer engine life.
Electronic advance ignition is the no-hassle answer to simpler starts,higher performance and minimal RF noise.
Producing 100 more rpm than the DLE50, the DLE 55-RA comes with engine standoffs, electronic ignition, spark plug and muffler.
DLE 55-RA Petrol Engine,Electronic Ignition,Pitts Muffler,Spark Plug,Four Engine Standoffs with Mounting Hardware,Integrated Choke Rod Guide,Rear-mounted Carb & 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.
Propeller and field equipment.
Displacement: 55.6 cc (3.39 cu in)
Bore: 1.76 in (45 mm)
Stroke: 1.37" (35mm)
Compression Ratio: 7.6:1
Static Thrust: 14.5kg Pulling Force/100 meters altitude
12.8kg Pulling Force/1,800 meters altitude
Petrol/Oil Mixture: 30:1
Petrol Octane Rating: 87
Recommended Propellers: 22x8, 22x10, 23x8, 23x10
Weight: Engine: 3.74 lb (1.33kg)
Muffler: 3.17 oz (90 g)
Ignition module: 5.11 oz (145 g)
Output: 5.5 hp @ 8,500 RPM
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 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 Monday 13 January, 2014.