|May 10, 2006, 10:25 PM|
F-16 C (90mm) by Jepe
JePe F-16 C
Lightweight composite airframe, JePe carbon fan, Hacker B50S, Hacker Master 77A esc, PQ 3100 6S Lipos. Weight rtf ca. 62 oz, 1050 Watts. More details here.
JePe F-16 video (2005)
JePe F-16 sound only (2004)
|Jan 24, 2007, 12:48 AM|
You have some very nice looking jets. I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on a Jepe F-16 and wondering how you like yours compared to your other models? By the way, yours looks great in the Thunderbirds scheme.
|Feb 03, 2007, 02:36 PM|
One of the best flyer I've ever had, and a very high performance airframe.
But it's really a bungee only plane! And good eyesight is a must, esp. for semi-scale paint schemes (grey, white etc) since it gets small very very quickly .
|Feb 03, 2007, 04:23 PM|
Thanks for the info Herb. I plan on placing an order for one soon. I realize it is strictly a bungee plane.
With the speeds this thing is pushing I'm sure it does get small very quickly. How do you consider the Thunderbirds scheme from a visability standpoint? I'd really like to do the T-Birds as well. I'd prefer a USA theme (what better than T-Birds!) but I also like the Singapore Demo scheme with more red for better viz...
Thanks for the info!
|Feb 06, 2007, 02:25 PM|
The TB's scheme is ok for visibility on a blue sky or cloudy background - it stands out quite well esp. with the blue bird on the underside.
... but I flew it once in the central valley at an event (visalia), there the sky was a milky white (haze) and it was awful, I was shocked at how hard to see it was :eek
The physiology of the human eye is such that the best colors end up being red and yellow, you can see those a mile away. Contrast between top and bottom is a must too.
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