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Scale Workshop Secrets

Sep 23, 2009 No Comments

This Henry Haffke design was built as part of a team effort with Henry and myself working together to finish this impressive icon of National Air Racing fame. Here are more of the finishing techniques I used to detail the Ike. Scale Exterior Panels One of the details that’s a real part of the Howard [...]

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Designing a Fiesler Storch

Aug 06, 2009 No Comments

Interview with Rob Caso, continued Is the paint scheme scale? I covered the model with SIG Koverall and, except for the cockpit area and the vertical fin that are skinned, the covering is scale. I employed a bit of “modeler’s license” with the paint scheme. While the scheme itself is correct, only a few Storchs [...]

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Bombs Away!

Jun 18, 2009 No Comments

By Chris Seiler Photos by: Emily Wooten To say I am a proud dad would be right on the money. My son Sean and I have been flying RC for about 10 years here in sunny South Florida. He started at the age of 8 and quickly became a confident, fearless pilot, which is [...]

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Top Gun 2009

May 08, 2009 No Comments

Top Gun 2009, model aircraft, model building, radio control, model aircraft competition, electric rc Join Us! Be our friend, follow us, talk to us, stay in touch with us, or just say Hi! TOP GUN 2009 WINNERS Mr Top Gun 09 David Hayes – Rockwell Thrush Winner Team Scale Graeme Mears, Pilot David Schulman – [...]

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Carl Risteen’s Biplane Secrets

Apr 17, 2009 No Comments

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Scratch-Build a Round Cowl

Feb 10, 2009 No Comments

Text & photos by Rodney Helgeland See photos below. The method of making a round cowling involves laminating a cylinder from 1/64-inch plywood and capping it with a balsa ring for the leading edge. In the photos that are featured in this article, I  show two cowlings that I made this way; one was for [...]

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