Carbon-Z T-28 Trojan ARF — Easy Warbird Makeover

Carbon-Z T-28 Trojan ARF — Easy Warbird Makeover

Soon to be published in the upcoming August  2016 issue of MAN, this easy to do model makeover is a great way to make your ASRF stand out at the flying field. Text and photos by PJ Ash, this “How To” article  takes you step by step through the process of applying a scale and weathered finish to the E-Flite Carbon-Z 78 inch span T-28 Trojan ARF. Full of detailed photos, you won’t believe how easy it really is to transform any molded foam warbird.

–As soon as I flew one I knew it was a keeper but what to do next? There are more than enough white and orange Trojans out there.  I did not take long to decide that a new Southeastern Asia/Vietnam 3-tone camo paint scheme was in order.  Let’s get started.

Prepping the Surface

1. The first thing to do is to remove the all the stick-on markings. Because the stock markings…


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Updated: April 7, 2016 — 3:08 PM


  1. After all that work it would only seen right to add a scale prop.

  2. Great job,know the orange and whites well.Thinking about the same type transformation myself.It is one great flyer.

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