I have recently joined a local RC club, and one of the members gifted me one of his older planes. How old? 72MHz, nitro-powered, and with Ni-Cd batteries! Old school but it works.
However, I'm modernizing it a bit: installing better servos, new linkages throughout, etc. and now I've stumbled upon the receiver battery.
Most guys seem to run LiFe these days, However, a few run LiPo and use a BEC. I've talked to them but they aren't the most knowledgeable and I'm left with doubts as to which one is a better option for me right now.
I already have an electric plane that uses LiPo batteries, so using the same ones on my Nitro plane would be a nice bonus. But the safety aspect of the LiFe chemistry seems pretty nice.
Any advice/suggestion is very welcome!