|Feb 19, 2005, 10:22 AM|
F-16C Falcon Park Jet
Hi everybody, this is my contribution.
Last weekend Iīd designed and built my own F-16C, ws 77cm (30inc)
440g ready to fly with 3s1p kokam 1500 and typhoon 6/20, 7x4 apc sf.
Iīd maiden flight two hours ago. It was snowing but I couldnīt resist.
Here are the pictures, the videos and the plans.
Feel free and build this falcon if you want.
Only rule is to offer a picture of your F-16.
Greetings and happy flying
|Feb 19, 2005, 10:32 AM|
the plans (look at post #64 (page 5) for some more info and download)
"online building" from F-16C, No.2 starts at post #44 (page 3)
use 6mm depron and 3 mm for the roundnesses.
edit: Iīve done new plans
You can find 65% size plans here: (50cm wingspan)
this is a link to the 120% plan size version (93 cm ws)
and plans for a 141% size F-16
(ws 109 cm (42.9inc) and 158cm (62.2inc) long) in post #1522
Cadetman has done a perfect canopy form.
He sent me some canopies as a present page 137, post #2054.
If anyone is interested heīs offering the canopies at a special price.
You can find all this plans and
tiled 100% size F-16 here
Here is a link to a PDF file.
Itīs John Morgans F-16 build in pdf form for download.
The Master Build!!!!!
|Feb 19, 2005, 11:18 AM|
.. the short video from the maiden flight
Here is a video from the first flight in blue sky!
4 weeks and a lot of flights later.
Here is a video from my sonīs F-16C, No. 2
with direct drive brushed speed 400
3 weeks later.
22 weeks later, two F-16 in the air
28 weeks later, F-16C, No.4 (141% size) at the river side
109cm ws, 158 long with mega 16/15/2, 3200kokam3s1p, 4x3 in the air
32 weeks later, F-16C, No.4 (141% size) with landing gear
2 years later, F-16C, No.4 (141% size)
e-flite park 480, 11x7 e-flite prop, 3s1p 3200 kokam.
I love it!!
this is the 65% plan size, thatīs 20" ws, "Out Of The Trunk"
this is the 141% plan size, controlled out of the car to get an idea about the speed.
this is the 120% size with ordnance.
in blue sky
|Feb 19, 2005, 11:56 AM|
Very nice work, Hans-Joachim! I never thought I'd see a simple to build F-16 Park Jet due to all it's complex wing/body curves, but it looks like you've found a great way to do it. And 440g is a nice light weight, too.
THANKS for sharing your work! I'm looking forward to seeing some of these built!
|Feb 19, 2005, 12:11 PM|
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
Joined Jun 2004
Very nice! Looks like it fly pretty well! Love the first two photos with the snow! I may give this build a try. Thanks!
|Feb 19, 2005, 02:36 PM|
Wow Hans! Very cool! I'm going to have to build this one after my current F-16 project is built! The flight video looks awesome, it looks like it flies very well.
Thank you for the design and for sharing!
|Feb 19, 2005, 04:23 PM|
That is fantastic! I really admire your workmanship on a notoriously difficult fuse shape. And you seem to be fearless in terms of:
1. A low altitude maiden flight (!)
2. Enduring some pretty sad weather conditions. Nothing like a bit of icy rain to add to the adventure.
|Feb 19, 2005, 04:33 PM|
Wow! About 15.5oz with a 28in wingspan! Thats amazing. No wonder it lands so slow. (I'm jealous) I fly with a 21in wingspan and AUW of 19-23oz. My landings look like controlled crashes compared to yours!
|Feb 19, 2005, 05:50 PM|
I, personally have been tittering....
|Feb 19, 2005, 06:03 PM|
You said tittering
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