Falcon 120 Motor Mount - RC Groups
Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Feb 01, 2010, 11:14 PM
5kW Club
racer1's Avatar

Falcon 120 Motor Mount

The Falcon 120 has become a popular conversion for EDF and Turbine. I have allot of flight on my EDF conversion.

But at AEF a friend ask if I could repair his fuselage on his Falcon
His have a turbine mounted on it and when he landed OOPS! It broke off right at the joint.

There is a long thread on RCU about all of the modifications that have been done.

The only mods I have done on mine are the reinforcing the landing gear mounts, and now the motor mount.
The motor mount is only held on by two 1/8 plywood light ply, and then glassed over.

I plan on drilling two 5/16 holes thru the mount and into the bulkhead. Then use resin and cabosil to glue the whole mess to together.
This is a great aircraft and fly’s even better than it looks. So do not be discouraged and do the upgrades.

Hope this helps.

Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Feb 02, 2010, 12:17 AM
deltas are cool
AIR SALLY's Avatar
yikes that does need a bit of work .i might add some c/f 1/4" tubes or solid rod in there.
Feb 02, 2010, 12:41 AM
deltas are cool
AIR SALLY's Avatar
after looking at this some simple c/f .100" thick sheet just epoxied to the side might just do it too(doubler)...simple and would'nt look to bad ... the side mount plates could be moved out so that they are flush with the added doublers . the side mount paltes need to be widened any way due to the width of the naxcelle.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Another Falcon 120 Twin EDF flyguide7 Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 7 Jun 30, 2016 05:52 AM
Discussion Glass Wings for the Falcon 120 flyguide7 Fuel Jet Talk 7 Apr 15, 2010 06:31 PM
Sold NIB Vintage FOX 120 TWIN with Exhaust Stacks and Matching Aluminum Motor Mount G17staggerwing Aircraft - Fuel - Engines and Accessories (FS/W) 2 Jan 30, 2010 07:38 AM
Discussion KALMCAT Falcon 120: What motor/prop for pusher on 10S DominicM Pusher Prop Jet Models 0 Nov 08, 2007 01:52 PM