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Sep 28, 2017, 07:39 PM
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$10 and amost complete. Who could resist? Never had balsa before so this will be fun. This carl goldberg eagle 63 will be electric which will make it user friendly.
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Sep 28, 2017, 09:21 PM
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Dang, I need to shop where you do.......Rich
Sep 28, 2017, 10:12 PM
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The Eagle 63 was a great flier, congratulations on your score!
One thing to bear in mind, though, is that the elevator is a tiny strip and much too small. If you substantially increase it's chord, it'll fly even better!
Sep 29, 2017, 06:12 PM
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Any way to tell how old it is by any markings? On one of the instruction sheets it said 1969. I thought this was made in the 80's.
Oct 03, 2017, 08:55 PM
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Darn, close to home too.

Jim
Oct 09, 2017, 11:04 PM
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older because it is an "Eagle" there was an Eagle II later both great. Can't remember dates but early 80s back.
Nice Find!
Oct 31, 2017, 12:28 PM
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I remember the Eagle series very well> I built many of them for a local hobby shop.
even back then there were pilots who preferred to buy ready built rather than build their own and I loved to build.
The RTF and ARF market exploded and foam became the material of choice and the demand for my services was no longer in demand
That changes nothing as to how well the eagles flew. As far as I am concerned no better trainer was ever available.

Good Luck
BM


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