If you think electric RC airplane motors are weak/powerless think again. Great Planes offers some of the most powerful electric motors for radio control airplanes available.
So how powerful are they?
Here is the Great Planes Rimfire .55 Outrunner brushless electric motor.
It’s as powerful as a Nitro gas 2 stroke .55cc engine. Great Planes offers Outrunner motors equivalent to a 1.20cc gas engine. They are very well made and very powerful. The .55 can fly any sport plane up to 9.5 lbs.
Great Planes Outrunner brushless electric motors are made with a lightweight aluminum can which houses extremely high torque Neodymium magnets. Brushless motors are basically maintenance free with no brushes to replace after they have worn out. The Great Planes Outrunner motors are designed for explosive acceleration and high torque. The bearings are double shielded for maximum life and dependability. The bullet connectors are gold plated.