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Dusty Crophopper – Kit Bashing an Animated Disney Superstar

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Kit Bashing is always fun and entertaining, for both Logan (my 12 year aged son) and me. What is ‘kit-bashing? This is a doubt asked when my latest plan was described to a modeler friend. Well, It’s partial approach between building from blemish and building a normal kit. Using an existent pack as a elementary […]

Keeping Loops Round

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Guard opposite creation a common mistake of releasing too most elevator, aka “hunting,” during a boyant and so formulating a prosaic symbol on tip of a loop. This occurs for a same reason people overcontrol during each ability level: they wish to see their inputs doing something. Instead, we should combine on uniformly shortening a […]

End loopy takeoffs with a gyro

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Like many of you, we have a few opposite planes, and suffer drifting many of them. However, we do have one or dual that are usually plain nasty in their belligerent doing and take offs. You substantially have seen these – some Piper Cubs, Beavers, and generally some of a slight underneath carriage warbirds. Strangely, […]

12-Engine Flying Boat!

Friday, August 29th, 2014

A loyal scratch-built project, this 1/10-scale Dornier DO X1a was designed, built and piloted by Michael Bräuer. This considerable built-up craft has a 16-foot wingspan and weighs in during 132 pounds, and it’s powered by twelve (12!) O.S. .62 4-strokes. Michael records that he spent one year building this hulk craft and that it has Futaba […]

How to: Make a Sliding Canopy

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Like many scale modelers, we simply can’t leave good adequate alone and we mostly find myself  meditative of ways to urge a scale project. With a ESM ARF Corsair as a bottom model, we suspicion we would give it a finish makeover and supplement lots of sum and special features. The shifting canopy is one […]