|Sep 08, 2009, 01:09 AM|
RCBirdz ( Eagle ) - Build Thread with Free Plans
This is the build thread for the RCBirdz Eagle.
Wing Area: 327 sq in
Weight: 8.5 - 9.5oz
Center of Gravity: On Spar
Material: 6mm Depron
Radio: 3-4 channel
Servos: Three micro (1-elevator, 2-aileron)
Motor: 50-100 watt
ESC: 10-25 Amp
Battery: 2S or 3s , 460-1320mah
Propeller: 7x3 to 9x6 park flyer
The purpose of this thread is to start an interest in aerobatic radio controlled birds.
Hopefully this bird idea will spark many new designs, I cant wait to see the different types that
people come up with.
This Eagle flies like a dream with no bad tendencies. Easy to control and lots of fun to fly.
The plan is free to use for personal use only. Copyright RCBirdz.com 2009
RCBirdz - Eagle (Free Plan)
RCBirdz - Eagle ( Video )
RCBirdz.com the Original Aerobatic Bird. 2009
FORMERLY - INSTANTRC
|Sep 08, 2009, 02:34 AM|
very cool but i have soooo many projects on the table!.. ok fine... seems simple enough but my smallest battery is a 3s 2100... and i have that "bigger is better" thought syndrome so possibly a 2x size build?
we'll see when get some time...
|Sep 08, 2009, 05:30 AM|
Nice bird! And it does not look too complex either.
The guys at work hunt sometimes, and said it would be cool to have something to chase the birds towards them
|Sep 08, 2009, 05:49 PM|
Flys Great RC and looks Great in the air also. I came up with the Dirty Birdy a while back http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ht=Dirty+Birdy
Not as aerobatic as yours but for a RET it does alright. Definately on the Build List .
|Sep 11, 2009, 12:06 PM|
|Sep 11, 2009, 08:07 PM|
RC, as you know the dihedral makes it a bit more stable but a gentle flyer. The Birds in my area luv it. The Buggers come out and see who the new kid in town is and every now and then have a go at it . I have watched most of the Bird Video's on your site and all I can say is fantastic. They really look the part and fly gently or you can throw them around. Good Stuff. You have done a great Job. The Eagle is Definately on my build list . Not to hijack your thread but here's a Local Magpie having a close look . Its great when they get close and personnal.
|Oct 12, 2009, 01:08 PM|
Eddie The Eagle
Liked the idea of a RC bird so built the Eagle out of 6mm Depron, a 7" folder powered by a 2812 brushless with a 1000mHA Li-Po.
Will do vertical climbs but needs a hand grip under the CG to aid launching
The model flew really well requiring only a small amount of up trim.
No doubt the KF2 aerofoil helps a lot.
Need to give the motor a little more down thrust for flying at high power.
Really pleased with the models performance.
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