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F-18 Park

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3D Foamy

Weight 12-15.5 oz. Thrust 14-24 oz. Radio 4-5 Chanel Area 275 in2 Loading 7.5-9.3 oz/ft2



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ototype Setup/Specs

ing area: 275 sq in (effective area, which includes the effect of the wing strakes) an: 28.4 in ngth: 41.7 in eight RTF: 15.6 oz as shown ing loading: 8.2 oz/ft2 (based on effective wing area) tor: GWS EPS-350 with "C" gearing ttery: 11.1V 1200 mAh Lipo op: GWS 8x6 SF

Cut a "V" groove in foam for spars. Pull spar through groove to make round

All hinging for tape or actual points epoxied and control fre

control surfaces can be packing hinges. I prefer robart hinge in place for the added longivity eness. CA hinges work well also.

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rrent draw: 9.7 amps wer loading: 101 watts/lb dio equipment: GWS R-6 receiver, GWS Pico and Hitec HS-55 servos, 10 amp ESC ight controls: Wing flaperons, full-flying horizontal stabilizer, twin rudders terials used: Either 6mm Depron or BlueCore fan fold foam

Make sure to use 5-15 m parts...foam CA are not under the torque. Sand the TOP ONLY of the strake at the LE

Notes on the fus




inute epoxy for the main strongenough, and will crack


End o Front of Canopy Frame

1/8" Ply Spar Cap

f Canopy Frame


Optional Rudder Servo Location

Sand the fuselage corners roun with 80 grit sand pape then finish smooth with 200 and 4

Push/P Cut Co ply or a

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Dow EPS foam tristock

Round LE, apply 3M 1" Satin tape for protection

Pull Pull ntrol horns from 1/32" plastic coffee can lid.


1/4 x 3/8 Balsa Missle Rails

Vacuum Formed Canopy (Sand from foam if scratch built)

Function Rudders Optional

6 5 4 3 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 Foam Nose Cone (CNC Cut, Sanded to shape)


Strake Tab



Strake Tab

Cut Intake here for St


Leave intake here for The Super Hornet

Cut hatch after painting for radio access

andard F-18 Hornet



Laser cut 1/4" birch motor block. Epoxy into plane. DO NOT use CA on the moutor mount.



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