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Feb 29, 2012, 04:45 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"

F-15 EAGLE in "Five Easy Pieces"

With my F-14 Tomcat looking on from it's perch on the Hi-Tek balancer my F-15 EAGLE FEP Pattern takes shape in half form on the cutting table.
It is 42" long with a 28" wingspan.
Elevon set-up like the F-14.
micro-jet power.
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Mar 01, 2012, 02:37 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Now rendered in Blue core fanfold.

42" long with a 28" wingspan.
KFm4 wing.
2200kv motor, 6x4 prop, 20amp ESC.
Two MG servos.
GWS mixer.
1600mah Li-Po.
Last edited by bobdaeronort; Mar 02, 2012 at 11:23 PM.
Mar 01, 2012, 11:00 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
This Five Easy Piece F-15 EAGLE has the same kinda tail-feather set-up as I did on the FEP F-14 Mach TOMCAT.
Carbon Rod and straw hinge.
Also a KFm4 wing.
I need to correct some pattern flaws before I can pot a PDF of her.
I over cut the motor slot, oversized the forward nacelle pan and undercut rh main wing to fuse slot.
I'll have all of this fixed when I post the pattern on my media-fir site later.
Mar 01, 2012, 11:17 PM
Because gas is for BBQ's
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Nice looking jet. Interested to see how it flies.
Mar 02, 2012, 11:20 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Originally Posted by nogas
Nice looking jet. Interested to see how it flies.
Me too but the weather here is just not cooperating.
Mar 05, 2012, 08:55 AM
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Nice plane. Looking foward to the flight video and plans. Thanks for sharing. I like your five piece plane series.
Mar 05, 2012, 06:31 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Maiden flight of my "Five Easy Piece" F-15 EAGLE.

"Five Easy Piece" F-15 Maiden.mov (8 min 19 sec)
Mar 06, 2012, 09:36 AM
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Nice flying plane.
Mar 07, 2012, 10:35 AM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Originally Posted by Russ40
Nice flying plane.
Thank you.
The way it flies it reminds me of the Scott Lott's Mig-29.
The ESC came loose on the first toss so I landed and re-secured it. That cured the balance problem and she flew fine.
I'll have free PDF plans up on my Media-fire site soon.
Mar 12, 2012, 04:42 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Here is the "Five Easy Piece" F-15 EAGLE PDF pattern link.

Mar 15, 2012, 04:16 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
Took her out again.

Five Easy Piece F-15 Eagle's Sortie .mov (4 min 39 sec)
Mar 18, 2012, 06:53 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
And Again on St Patrick's Day.

On F-15 Eagle's Wings.mov (6 min 20 sec)
Apr 14, 2012, 10:23 AM
"Five Easy Pieces"
An old buddy stops by to watch me fly the Eagle.

Five Easy Piece F-15 Eagle's Romp.mov (7 min 1 sec)
Apr 14, 2012, 09:46 PM
"Five Easy Pieces"
An earlier Eagle Sortie before bad weather.

Before the Storm.mov (3 min 36 sec)

She is so balanced that I can put her in the air at 40% throttle and she will just fly away twelve feet or so from the ground straight and steady and I do not even touch the controls till it's time to bring her back around at the end of the field.
Apr 15, 2012, 08:29 AM
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Yep I am going to have to build one if these. Very nice flyer. Thanks for sharing.

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