AIRCRAFT MOTOR/PROP RECOMMENDATIONS

MOTOR
CLASS
F3A / SPORT
F3A / SPORT
F3A / SPORT
30CC
35CC
50CC
85CC
100CC
150CC
170CC
200CC
PROP
20x13
19x12
18x12
18x10
20x10
22x12
27x10
27x10
30x10
32x10
34x12
RPM
6,500
7,000
7,500
7,700
7,600
6,800
6,000
6,500
6,100
6,000
5,700
BATTERY
10S x 5,000 mAh
10S x 5,000 mAh
10S x 5,000 mAh
12S x 3,700 mAh
12S x 4,000 mAh
12S x 5,000 mAh
12S x 6,000 mAh
12S x 8,000 mAh
14S x 10,000 mAh
16S x 10,000 mAh
18S x 10,000 mAh
WATTS
2,600
2,750
2,750
2,500
3,500
4,200
6,000
7,800
8,700
10,500
11,300
ESC

1/7th Scale Performance Motors

8 Cells & Prepped Surface/Tires

MOTOR

Very good 6S setup. Hot 8S setup.
Recommended baseline 8S setup. Best for unprepped.
Recommended baseline 8S setup. Slightly better on prepped.
90% as fast as the hottest setups but not picky on gearing.
Hot 6S setup, pulls tons of amps. Too hot for 8S.
PREPPED
8S
SPUR GEAR
42
PINION
20
22
24
26
X
44
21
23
25
27
X
46
22
24
26
29
X
6S
40
25
28
X
X
22
42
27
29
X
X
23
44
28
31
X
X
24
UNPREPPED
8S
SPUR
42
PINION
20
22
24
26
X
44
21
23
25
27
X
46
22
24
26
29
X
6S
40
25
28
X
X
22
42
27
29
X
X
23
44
28
31
X
X
24

MOTOR

Very good 6S setup. Hot 8S setup.
Recommended baseline 8S setup. Best for unprepped.
Recommended baseline 8S setup. Slightly better on prepped.
90% as fast as the hottest setups but not picky on gearing.
Hot 6S setup, pulls tons of amps. Too hot for 8S.
GREEN CELLS ARE THE RECOMMENDED STARTING COMBINATIONS
FOR BETTER LAUNCHES: -1 OR -2 ON THE PINION OR +2 ON THE SPUR
FOR HIGHER TOP SPEED: +1 OR +2 ON THE PINION OR -2 ON THE SPUR