Falcon from PLANEPRINT

Details

Why hasn't there been a falcon at Planeprint yet? Because its unique silhouette – short neck and long tail – makes it very difficult to achieve the correct CG. But now the time has come for our falcon to take off!

​This is made possible by our new PLANEPRINT hybrid construction method, which we actually developed for indoor flying (Swift S1, Gippsland GA200). This construction method combines the advantages of 3D printing with the lightness of finished foam boards and enables significantly lighter models.

But that's not the only innovation in this model. For the first time, the entire tail can be moved in all directions so that the bird can be controlled like a normal aircraft without the need for a delta mixer. A special highlight is a small mechanism that spreads the tail feathers when the elevator is activated. Just like a real bird.

​Performance and weight were the top priorities in the development of this project. That is why the Falcon does not have an EDF, but a folding propeller in its beak. Although this form of propulsion is not so easy to hide, it is much lighter and has a significantly longer motor runtime. Another advantage is that the head can be changed with just three screws, so that you can switch between glider and motor variants directly on the airfield. For the unfortunately unavoidable vertical stabilizer there are two versions to change, foam for maximum flying fun and transparent film for optimum appearance. 

​Another surprise is the aileron. It is not visible because it has no gap to the wing. The soft foam The soft foam board enables a new type of organic steering.

​The result is an absolutely realistic looking falcon model that is not only capable of thermal flight but is also suitable for acro flying.

Pictures

Manual

Radio icons

FrSky X20

FrSky XE

PNG (300x280)

BMP Recommended (300x280)

FrSky X18

FrSky Twin

PNG (180x166)

BMP Recommended (180x166)

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

PNG (180x160)

BMP Recommended (180x160)

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

PNG (192x114)

FrSky X9D

FrSky X9E

BMP (64x32)

BMP (64x32)

FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

JPG (155x100)

Similar Models

Some content in menu 2.

We cannot guarantee that the shops listed below do sell the Falcon in particular but at least we know they do distribute PLANEPRINT.

Where to buy


Wingspan: 1400mm (55.1 in)
Length: unknown

Weight: 520 g (1.1 lbs)
  • Wingspan: 1400 mm (55.1 inches)
  • Flight weight: 520 grams
  • Wingload: 20g/dm2
  • 4 channel (glider)/5 channel
  • Motorization: 3S
  • Material: LW-PLA 250g/PLA 70g/TPU 20g
  • Printer space of 200x200x200 mm (cube) needed!
EnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanish
4,599 models
(55,188 icons in the database)
ASK FOR A NEW MODEL TO BE ADDED

Although I do my best to complete this library, you may not find the model you are looking for.

In this case, do not hesitate to ask me to add it : You're not bothering me. Please be patient, depending on my workload, I may take a few days to work on your model and gather information.

I'm sometime asked to add a non flying model to this library but unfortunately, it's not the focus of this website

Ask for a new model

RANDOMIZER
Wanna Play II
Ultimate Biplane
X20AWE_2403
FRSKYX14_2312
CINELOG25_2310
PENGUIN_2307
T1VTOL
GOGGLEX_2311
NOTE

A simple 'thank you' or a kind message is my first salary but if you think this website is useful, if you like the content, the service and if you want to participate to the hosting, feel free to donate. I thank you in advance.

SkyRaccoon and AIR-RC are the largest online databases about RC Model Flying and it's growing...
Each model has description, specifications, photos, video, icons for your radio and links to shops and manufacturers.
We sell nothing, it's made by RC hobbyist for RC hobbyists. Enjoy !
SKYRACCOON
Copyright SkyRaccoon © 2024