Two Stroke Glow Engine
There is a popular saying, “Takeoffs are optional, but landings are mandatory,” and for us RC pilots this is most relevant.. If your engine is not properly tuned, the landings or possible "deadsticks" can become very interesting to say the least. Landings need precise throttle control as you begin your descent on approach. Deadstick aptly named if your engine quits is to be avoided at all costs especially if you are downwind and have little or no chance of attempting to glide back to your field unless you have significant height when it happened.
Although questions on tuning glow engines does create many and numerous answers, just search the internet as you will be presented with hundreds or more. However, here is our guide to setting the engine up right which we pass on to our members.