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Feb 23 2014
1st hand tosses 5 or 6 tosses, needed a little up on the stab otherwise great..
Once I get a hook on it it’s going up the line, may be a little nose heavy but that’s OK for now.
Ready to fly weight
There’s a chunk of lead in the nose weighing app. 180 Grams
Flap servo in place
Servo tray for rudder and stab servo
Servo tray in place
Aileron servo, I made covers from 1/16 ply
Nose weight plug
Falcon 880 easy build with foam core wing, I spent a lot of time sanding the wings as well as the flaps and ailerons.
Wings as they get covered blue and white
Feb 14 2013
Covered 55 grams
Dec 31 2013
Plane is still uncovered, fuselage is ready for electronics and rudder.
Still want to do some sanding on the sheeted wings, and some shaping on the tail surfaces
I got out the scale to get some weights
Left Wing 283 G
Left Aileron and Flap 54 G
Right Wing 285 G
Right Aileron and Flap 52 G
Canopy 24 G
Rudder 10 G
Stab set 46 G
Utilizing a S3021-S3014 airfoil combination the Falcon 880 was designed for overall performance.
The wings are sheeted foam core
- wingspan 112″
- wing area 880 sq. in.
- Aspect Ratio 14.25
- chord 7.86 in.
Flite Lite Composites was later, 1993? taken over by Airtronics.