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The Great RC Cover-up — Hiding RC Gear in Scale Airplanes

The Great RC Cover-up — Hiding  RC Gear in Scale Airplanes

After spending hundreds of hours, or more, building a giant-scale RC airplane, modelers can easily invest in many more hours adding all the great scale details. The amount of work involved can include just about anything like adding a instrument panel and a pilot figure and seat, or it can entail a completely detailed replica of the full-size aircraft. But nothing ruins the scale illusion scale modelers work so hard to achieve than by seeing the model’s RC hardware.

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Scale competitions like at the world class Top Gun Invitational are great opportunities to see firsthand beautiful scale models with fully concealed control linkages, hidden switches, finely detailed cockpits, and much more! Such details can also help cover up those very important RC systems. Let’s take a closer look.

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Updated: January 25, 2017 — 11:06 AM
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