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DLE-40 Twin Gas Engine

DLE-30 Gasoline engine

Smooth operation — lasting value

Finding an engine with enough power for your model is easy. Finding an engine that offers you more than the DLE-40 Twin? That's next to impossible.

DLE offers the ease and efficiency of electronic ignition, the smooth operation and long life of an opposed twin and the incredible bang-for-the-buck that all DLE engines offer. Features that are extras on other engines are standard equipment on DLE engines. They run from high-dollar items such as electronic ignition and muffler(s) down to conveniences like mounts, spark plugs and connectors.

Performance, plus — that's what you can expect from all DLE Engines.

  • Light, efficient design for a high power-to-weight ratio
  • Lightweight piston for fast acceleration, excellent compression and low vibration
  • CNC-machined parts for high performance and long life
  • Sealed crankshaft bearings
  • Optimized pumper carb
  • Updated mufflers for sound reduction, excellent aeration and power
  • Phenolic insert to insulate carb from crankcase heat
  • Composite backplate mount
  • Opposing cylinders help dampen vibration that can prematurely "age" engines and airframes and reduce engine life.

DLE electronic ignition
Loaded with performance and value. DLE Engines offer more for the money, with standard features that include electronic ignition, muffler(s), spark plugs and more.
Included parts
DLE electronic ignition means faster first-time starts, smooth idling and superb throttle transition.
No-compromise carbs. Each DLE carb is designed and matched to a specific engine for "no-compromise" performance.
Standoffs and a composite backplate mount provide solid support with a minimum of weight.
Spiral wrap, connector guard and connector
Spiral wrap and connector guards prevent abrasion and loose connections.

Stock Number: DLEG0040
Displacement: 40.0 cc (2.45 cu in)
Bore (x 2): 1.26 in (32 mm)
Stroke (x 2): 0.98 in (25 mm)
        Engine: 2.58 lb (1.17 kg) .
        Muffler (x2): 3.6 oz (102 g)
        Ignition Module: 5.3 oz (149 g)
        Standoffs: 0.7 oz (19 g)
        Misc: 2 oz (56 g)
        Total: 3.3 lb (1.50 kg)

RPM Range: 1500-8500
Output: 4.8 hp @ 8500 rpm
Includes:electronic ignition module, 2 each of mufflers and spark plugs, mount, standoffs, spiral wire wrap, connector safety clips & manual
Requires: unleaded gasoline, oil, ignition battery & propeller
Suggested Propellers: 19x8, 19x10, 20x8 & 20x10

Technical Data:
Ignition Battery: 4.8-8.4 NiCd/NiMH, 6.6V LiFe or 2S LiPo pack (Voltage regulator required if LiPo or LiFe pack is used)
Gas/Oil Mix: 30:1
Replacement Spark Plug: DLEG4026
Static Thrust: 20.9 lb (9.5 kg) @ 328 feet altitude, 18.7 lb (8.5 kg) @ 1,800 feet altitude

Recommended Products:
HCAM6416  Hobbico LiFeSource 6.6V 1100mAh 10C LiFe Pack
XOAQ1908  Xoar 19x8 Beechwood Propeller

Recommended Options:
DLEG4026 DLE 40-26 Spark Plug DLE-40
ONXM2205 Onyx NiMH Receiver 6.0V 2000 AA Flat Universal Plug
XOAQ1910 Xoar 19x10 Beechwood Propeller
XOAQ2008 Xoar 20x8 Beechwood Propeller
XOAQ2010 Xoar 20x10 Beechwood Propeller
DLEG0301 DLE Prop Drill Guide 30, 35RA & 40

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