DLE Engines DLE-55RA 55cc Electronically Ignited Rear Exhaust Gasoline RC Aircraft Engine with Muffler for Gas Model Planes

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Manufacturer Description

For tight airplane cowls, a rear exhaust setup makes all the difference. The DLE55-RA dishes out 100 more rpm than the DLE-55 with performance perks like a redesigned muffler, lighter piston skirt, and updated electronic ignition unit.

The increased throttle response of the lightened piston is ideal for warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, and sport planes alike. That, with the "extras" that DLE throws in and the superior adaptability of the rear exhaust setup makes the DLE-55RA perfect for moving the really heavy birds.

Specifications:

  • Stock Number: DLEG0455
  • Displacement: 55.6 cc (3.4 cu in)
  • Bore: 1.77 in (45 mm)
  • Stroke: 1.38 in (35 mm)
  • Total Weight: 3.74 (1.7 kg)
  • RPM Range: 1,500-8,500
  • Output: 5.5 hp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Includes: Electronic ignition, muffler, spark plug, engine standoffs, integrated choke rod guide, and rear-mounted carb
  • Requires:¬†Unleaded gasoline, oil, ignition battery, and propeller

Technical Data:

  • Ignition Battery: 4.8V-12V (Voltage regulator required if LiFe or LiPo pack is used)
  • Compression Ratio: 7.6:1
  • Gasoline/Oil Mix: 30:1
  • Replacement Spark Plug: DLEG5726
  • Weight Breakdown: Engine: 46.74 oz (1325 g); Muffler: 3.17 oz (90 g); Ignition: 5.11 oz (145 g)

Recommended Products:

  • HCAM6426 Hobbico LiFeSource 6.6V 1800mAh 10C LiFe Receiver Pack
  • XOAQ2210 Xoar 22x10 Beechwood Prop

Recommended Options:

  • DLEG5726 DLE 55RA-N26 Spark Plug
  • DLE55RA FPWM0290 FlightPower 5A Voltage Regulator (required if a LiPo or LiFe pack is used.)
  • DLEQ0551 DLE Propeller Drill Guide DLE-55
  • DLEG9205 DLE Gas Engine Kill Switch v2.0
  • DLEG5525 DLE Onboard Digital Tachometer
  • XOAQ2208 Xoar 22x8 Beechwood Propeller
  • XOAQ2308 Xoar 23x8 Beechwood Propeller
  • XOAQ2310 Xoar 23x10 Beechwood Propeller

Product Features

Designed to incredibly tight tolerances for improved compression and maximum fuel efficiency. A redesigned, lightened piston skirt delivers supreme throttle response, fuel economy, and durability. A rear-mounted 2-stage Pitts muffler reduces back pressure and increases overall power. An aluminum alloy crankcase minimizes weight while sealed crankshaft bearings maximize durability. A customized, pumped DLE carburetor delivers fuel perfectly during the most aerobatic stunts.

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