F-16 V5 Official Thread

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    The F-16 V5 FEATURES
    This F-16 V5 flies like an arrow! It likes to fly at medium to high speeds and is very precise. It does not take alot of control throws to get this plane to maneuver. I like to keep the throws down low (15 degrees) so I can fly it more scale. Crank the throws up (30 degrees) for some very fast aerobatics. This plane is a scale dogfighter when you want it to be and then a calm puppy when you slow it down. It’s alot of fun to fly because it is so easy to fly. It does not have larger wing area on it so I like keeping the total weight under 22oz. Elevons plus rudder is what I recommend when starting off. The rudder keeps the tail where you want it in the turns in windy conditions. Activate the ailerons to increase your roll rates. It’s a wonderful plane, it’s been worth the wait!


    START BUILDING

    - PARTS: Get your motor, battery, ESC, foam, radio, servos, hardware, etc on this PARTS page.

    - INSTRUCTIONS: Your plans have some build tips. Also see the Basics Instructions as well as post 2, and post 3.

    - CONTROLS: Elevons and rudders are what we recommend. If you ever need help setting up a plane, see our PARKJET EBOOKS.

    - NOT SURE?: These planes are very rewarding. We’d like to help you get in the air if you need anything, just ask. [email protected].


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  3. F-16 V5 PART ASSEMBLY
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  4. Shannon

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    Early birds...
     
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  5. EricR

    EricR Ace Pilot

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    Downloaded and ready to go! Thanks Dave and Shannon! Great stuff !
     
  6. Shannon

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    I always love when I see an EricR comment. Enjoy the plane Eric!
     
  7. bimoadiprakoso

    bimoadiprakoso Top Gun

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    Awesome RCPowers!!!! :cool:

    Love it when you caught the F-16 in the end of the video, Dave! Congratulations on the new F-16 v5! :)
     
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  8. kjdubuque

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    Purchased and downloaded . Looks like a weekend of building!
     
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    Wow Shannon and Dave, you guys are on FIRE!
     
  10. Shannon

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    Hey there,

    Can you weigh in with your opinion on what paint scheme best represents the essence of the F-16 flight performance?
    Thanks!
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  11. Shannon

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    Thanks Jeff!
     
  12. bimoadiprakoso

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    Someone plays well with Photoshop

    I heard somewhere people were talking that "Orange is the New Black"

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  13. Shannon

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    Haha!
     
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    You should see that lots of my friends in my club are competing with each other, having their FPV planes (Talon, Zeta, Skysurfer, etc.) painted in orange That gives me the idea of having orange as the color of the MQ-9 Reaper I just designed, too!

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  15. lawrenceb

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    4 first than 2. 1 looks like a target drone,3 looks old and slow.
     
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  16. bimoadiprakoso

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    You remind me that one time one of the member of the club brought a plinker gun and we did have fun, shooting at one old plane that was about to be decommissioned

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    That's really helpful thank you!
     
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    I say definitely #2! A little more scale but the accents would help with orientation at a distance.

    Back to the note 7!!
     
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