Added the faux-landing gear at the rear. I cut a single wheel in half, sanded both halves flat and glued them on. Looks the part...

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Posted by: byxnplanes on Oct 09, 2012 04:26 PM
Added the faux-landing gear at the rear. I cut a single wheel in half, sanded both halves flat and glued them on. Looks the part...
 
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Target scheme. I've got some Canadian roundels for her.
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Glassed the hull. Super light glass cloth and WBPU. A little sanding of the edges. I might put a couple more coats on toward the front for extra strength.
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Gorilla glue used to reinforce the wing-screw plate. I want to make this a removable wing for easier transportation.
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I shaved down the nose turret a bit more to make it a little lower profile. I thought it looked a bit bulky. Also blended the edges a bit with filler and sanding.
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