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Old 01-04-2009, 10:13 PM
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Default New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

AnyOne Have any toughts on power system for this plane? Sure looks good and I WILL HAVE ONE {just dont tell my wife and were good}.
Thanks Steve
Old 01-05-2009, 01:40 PM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

At 14-15lbs AUW ( projected ) you'll need at least 1200 watts PER EDF(!) for good performance.

At the stated 101mm that's a good sized EDF too... A WeMoTec may be appropriate.

With a combo like that, it will be an interesting plane to see and fly.

Old 01-08-2009, 07:54 AM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

looks nice!,I`ll keep an eye on this thread[sm=thumbs_up.gif]
Old 01-19-2009, 09:52 AM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Steve,
Try this for powering the plane. It got a good write-up in a recent issue of "Sport Flyer."

www.tamjets.com

http://www.tamjets.com/edfunits.php

Here is the complete plug & play set for the TJ100:

http://www.tamjets.com/original/prod...roducts_id=419

You can also see the fans performance on the Tam Jest website.

If the price is more than your wife.......wants to spend then try this:

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=4241

Also try this:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_79...tm.htm#7931784

Saul
Old 01-22-2009, 08:23 PM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

The only drop in fan is the himax: the hoaye needs some fitting for more information go here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...0#post10524795
the fan is here:
http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-267.html
It seems strange that nitro does not sell a fan to go wtih this.
Old 01-27-2009, 11:25 AM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

I have one of this plane, but somebody can help me to choice the best battery pack and Speed Controller, the EDf's are 2 Himax EPF96BL.

Thank you!!
Old 01-27-2009, 07:44 PM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

slevin1
Thanks man but I put it on hold for awhile yet. Need to put a new roof on my house[] May next month I can start back on it.
I'll be sure and post as soon as I do.

Thanks again the fan looks good

Steve
Old 02-05-2009, 07:29 PM
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Finished mine today except for thr motors which are in transet. This is probably the worst arf I have put together. Poor fit, just about everything had to be worked to fit. Nice looking plane, hope it flyes as good.

Ray
Old 02-05-2009, 08:40 PM
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watching this also for fans/motors
Old 02-05-2009, 10:19 PM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

ORIGINAL: slevin1


If the price is more than your wife.......wants to spend then try this:

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=4241
I just got one of those in along with one of these to power it.

[link=http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=4935]Click me![/link]


BIG motor.... the picture is deceptive.

On their Forums one member did a wonderful job checking out these EDF's and the motors.

See: [link=http://myhobbycity.com/showthread.php?t=351]EDF Thread.[/link]

He liked the motors, but the 4" EDF needs some work ( e.g. the motor retainer is FAR too weak! ).

He was getting about 2.8kg thrust out of that EDF which makes it viable as a way to power this plane and the StarFire EDF101.

Not bad for a $300.00 power system all told.


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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Can somebody help me with the Servos for that plane?

I like the Futaba but I have no idea wich model can fit perfectly.

Thanks
Old 02-11-2009, 05:34 PM
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Standard Sized servos will fit fine.

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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

To Answer Some Qestion I'm Almost Done With The Eagle 100 Using Himaxx 96''s Fans And Motors Here's All My Build Videos Should Have (2) 6 Cells On Friday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Uf7Hx2piNA Video #1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYQUxSJ6ezU Video #2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNyeprDzvNE Video #3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy4MJEK3I6U Video #4 With Taxi Test

http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-267_files/EPF96.pdf Site For EDF Fans & Motors

The Jet Came Out To 15lbs. With Retracts And (2) 5 Cell Thunder Power Lipo's For The Taxi Test. I Will Run (2) 6 Cells On The Maiden Flight. The 96 Fans Dropped Right In, Anything Bigger Will Require Some Work On The Nuculle's, Look For The Maiden Flight Here Soon.

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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Nice Job man!!!

What model of servos and retract are you installed in that plane?

Regards
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Hitec HS475HB Servo's & Robart 710RS Retracts
Old 02-12-2009, 11:46 AM
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Thank you!!! Hope to see that plane flying soon.

Regards
Old 02-13-2009, 11:39 AM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Here Are The Readings I'm Get On (1) Motor On (1) 6 Cell 3850 ThunderPower Lipo
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Old 02-13-2009, 01:19 PM
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Excellent!

I saw that the PDF of the Fan was a bit out of line with what the MPI web page shows for the configuration... and that the PDF file was actually fairly pessimistic on the power estimates.

Your watt meter readins bear this out.

It looks like you'll have ample power and that your plane will scream!

Heh, do you have a turbine waiver?

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Here's The Maiden Flight Guys

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEDGUKtt04Q
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Nice Work!

I also saw your Jet Trainer video too.

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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

WoW Thanks for the video and build info Hope to look up your flying club when I come to the bay area in June.
Again thanks, appreciate your efforts and expertise

Aloha Randy

P.S. If you're ever in Maui Give me a call, I got all the beach and ocean stuff you need
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Thanks My Man
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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Flyboytha1,

Here is the newest jet from Nitroplanes. Have you purchased it yet?

http://www.nitroplanes.com/newuairfonad.html
http://site.nitroplanes.com/newplanes0309/grumman1.jpg

Saul
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The Reno Nevda Executive Eagle 100 Flight In My Tuxedo

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Default RE: New! Hero Eagle 100 Fiberglass Electric Ducted Fan

Anyone know any other places to purchase this plane besides Nitro Planes?

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