Originally Posted by Freemasm
Would seem that an 8 with one of the new Whirlwind 300 series would be a nice match; 3 blades but only ~35 lbs IIRC. The performance reports here have been impressive. 20 some odd pounds off of that station would be pretty dramatic per what's been stated here. Depending on mission of course, would seem a great match for IO390 powered 8. Anybody?
I went with the WW 300/72 to put on the front of an IO390 EXP 119 on my 8 fastback. Like Paul said, I wish I had less horsepower said no pilot ever!
Iíll let you know next summer how the combination turns out.