Oct 15, 2011, 03:21 PM
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Hi Sam, nice bird too :-) By the way, do you guys have any tips on how to make nice bird heads? Do you make it out of a balsa wood block?
Thanks, Arnaud
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Oct 16, 2011, 09:51 PM
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just a link to another build of eddie the eagle http://translate.google.com/translat...%2Fkokkie22%2F
Oct 16, 2011, 11:19 PM
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Hi Sam, nice bird too :-) By the way, do you guys have any tips on how to make nice bird heads? Do you make it out of a balsa wood block?
Thanks, Arnaud
Hello Arnaud:
It's FRP
Regards
Sam
Oct 18, 2011, 08:37 PM
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just got plans to build one well there on there way it will be a long term project as i have a few on the go at the moment
Oct 18, 2011, 11:47 PM
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just got plans to build one well there on there way it will be a long term project as i have a few on the go at the moment
Nice try Mite......
is it possible to get rid of FIN from the bird
Sam
Oct 25, 2011, 09:59 PM
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this is a balsa variation of eddie the eagle which i am going to base mine on not foam wings i find balsa easier to work with .I am just going to use the plans as a starting point and add my own personal touchs to it but this is a long term project as i have a large orni a glider 2m span that im trying to finish and eddie will be three. This is a picture of a dutch mans variation i like

regards brian
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Oct 25, 2011, 10:27 PM
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I wish someone would make pre-cut EPP kit of this eagle. I would get it for sure..
Oct 26, 2011, 04:18 AM
There's magic in those wings !
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Originally Posted by therealthing691 View Post
this is a balsa variation of eddie the eagle which i am going to base mine on not foam wings i find balsa easier to work with .I am just going to use the plans as a starting point and add my own personal touchs to it but this is a long term project as i have a large orni a glider 2m span that im trying to finish and eddie will be three. This is a picture of a dutch mans variation i like

regards brian
Hi

Although the eagle in the 2nd photos doesn't flap but the realistic aggressive look, and curves in its wings... makes it so appealing .. I love hoe it looks ..

I suppose Mr Robert Musters is the only one in the whole world that is capable of making it flap ... just like his Bald Eagle .. ... And Mr Sean will one day make it alive when it is driven by His NODS Mechanism ... man ... I love to dream

Khaled
Oct 26, 2011, 04:21 AM
There's magic in those wings !
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Nice try Mite......
is it possible to get rid of FIN from the bird
Sam
Same here .. something inside me makes me reject any bird-like plane with a vertical fin .. I don't know I just don't like it .. it loses the magic of being a bird when it has a vertical fin ... I wonder why some need one some times and others don't ... a question that I really need to get an answer for ....!!???

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Oct 26, 2011, 10:04 PM
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Nice try Mite......
is it possible to get rid of FIN from the bird
Sam
yes i think so
Oct 26, 2011, 10:20 PM
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That's a cool looking body
Oct 26, 2011, 10:22 PM
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yes it is thats why i got plans for it lig but in its orginal form it has foam wings i am going to make full balsa wing just cos i arent that good with foam
Oct 27, 2011, 01:10 AM
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yes it is thats why i got plans for it lig but in its orginal form it has foam wings i am going to make full balsa wing just cos i arent that good with foam
COOL
Sam
Oct 28, 2011, 11:33 AM
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Oct 28, 2011, 12:03 PM
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Hi Robert - Seems everything comes out out your hand looks perfect. Nice slope but not enough to soar your eagle and hawks but a great place to thermal your Bob Hoey's.


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