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Product Features

  • 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
  • Optimised 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.

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: MacGregor Industries Ltd highly recommend using NGK-CM6 spark plugs with this engine for optimum performance.


Displacement: 40.0 cc (2.45 cu in)
Bore (x2): 1.26 in (32 mm)
Stroke (x2): 0.98 in (25 mm)
Weight: 3.3 lb (1.50 kg)
RPM Range: 1,500 - 8,500
Output: 4.8 hp @ 8500 rpm
Requires: Unleaded Petrol (Gasoline), oil, ignition battery & propeller
Includes: electronic ignition module, 2 each of mufflers and spark plugs, mount, standoffs, spiral wire wrap, connector safety clips & manual
Recommended Prop: 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)
Petrol/Oil Mix: 30:1
Static tdrust: 20.9 lb (9.5 kg) @ 328 feet altitude, 18.7 lb (8.5 kg) @ 1,800 feet altitude
Weight Breakdown: 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)

  • Model: DLE40

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 19 March, 2015.

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