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How to break in a Novarossi R57CR Engine - What kind of power will the engine produce?

Reader comments received on the Novarossi R57CR engine bolted to the Great Planes Ultra Sport 46.  Wanted to share for those looking for info on the engine performance and prop matching. Modeler Report: I recently mounted my new Novarossi R57CR on the new Great Planes Ultra Sport 46. I fueled and primed it, then fired it up. It started immediately...

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Novarossi .60 sized engines and Horse Power Ratings

Today we have a question from a reader who ask: Question: What is the output horsepower of the R60CR ? It does not say it on the page where the other specifications are mentioned. Answer: Some time back Novarossi made the decision to no longer publish HP numbers. Manufacturers test HP on equipment that don't use propellers. This makes numbers...

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Novarossi R46 Pylon testing on a 40 sized Pattern plan - Props & RPM range

We received this commentary from a Planethobby / Novarossi field rep that test engines for us.  He received the Novarossi R46 Pylon Engine configured with the 10mm carb.  Below are his notes for your assistance in configuring and designing a power plant for today's .40 size airplanes.  This engine is the pinnacle of design in Italian racing engines.  Small features such...

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What kind of power does the Novarossi R46F Pylon Speed engine produce

Question: Hi, I am intersted in the Novarossi R46F Pylon Speed engine and wonder what info you can provide on real world performance, prop sizes and plane sizing.  Appreciate any info you can send my way on this engine.  Thank you. Answer: The following response came from one of our customers in Florida who flys a number of Novarossi engines....

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Novarossi R46F Pylon Speed Engine for Free Flight

Question: Hi Planethobby,  I'm looking at these new 46's speed engines that you have. Looks like an awesome engine.  Do you carry a venturi for it or possibly turn one for it in the 7mm range? I'm pretty sure 10mm will be too large for FreeFlight.  If so, I would probably take it with the stock 10mm and  2 in...

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Racing with the Novarossi RFX15TC RFX15TV and the Turbo Plug

We recently received this question from a Pilot interested in the Novarossi. Question: Hello, I'm interested in the RFX 15TC and the RFX 15TV engine.  I was thinking of using without a tuned pipe on suction with the 7mm venturi. Do you know how much power I could expect and at what revs?  I'll be racing the engine in speed events.     Answer:...

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