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Fish Eagle 1500mm ( 59.1 in. / 150 cm )

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Fish Eagle 1500mm model airplane plan

Fish Eagle 1500mm

©FlyMachine Studios 2021-2022's Fish Eagle 1500mm

Own Design Bird of Prey scale model based on the African Fish Eagle. Airframe and parts plan, an intermediate to novice level build requiring some experience and intuition to finish properly. Can be flown either powered or as a glider or slope soarer so arrange and plan your electronics accordingly, the plan illustrates the glider version but for power replace the beak with a motor and spinner that fits and suits your finished AUW. Typical for FlyMachine the construction is balsa reinforced hotwire-cut foam sections - XPS preferable to EPS, the finish is lightweight glass, brown paper or varnish and paint (my chosen method).
The bird uses a novel control system I have not seen anywhere else where the entire tail pivots at ball joint with two mixed servos hidden in the leg fairings/ventral strakes in mutual up and down movements as an elevator (pitch) or independent left and right movements as stabilators for roll coupled yaw, the bird responds as the real one would, it is not a responsive racer. Spoilerons or ailerons can be added/cut in the wing trailing edge which includes a free pivoting LE slat (ala ME109) in the form of the alula feather but this can be fixed in place to keep it simple. The tail is secured by a rubber bungee at the center of the ball joint at the builder's discretion.

Although the Fish Eagle was the basis for this design it can easily be finished as any Eagle, most can't tell the difference between the Fish and Bald Eagles anyway. If you build this please ost a log and let me know flymachineart---gmail.com, I would love to see it.

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ID: 103934
File Size: 624.4 KB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Slope
Scale:Scale (1:1)
Motor: Not-Powered
Wingspan: 59.1 in. / 150 cm
Publisher: ©FlyMachine Studios 2021-2022
Pub. Ref: FE1
Designer: Darren-Edward O\'Neill
Date: 08/2021
Weight:1000 g
Listing Editor: wingnutzster
Added: 02/02/2022 07:43
Updated: 02/02/22 07:46:36am
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Plan ID:103934
Keywords:bird of prey scale glider slope soarer parkflyer eagle foam XPS electric
Model Type:Glider
Aircraft Use:Slope
Wingspan: 59.1 in. / 150 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Gull-Wing
Landing Gear:None
Motor Type:Not-Powered
Weight:1000 g
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:©FlyMachine Studios 2021-2022
Designer:Darren-Edward O\'Neill
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Category:PDF Vector Foam Plans
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Date:02/02/2022 07:43
File size:624.4 KB

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