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Posted by 73icarus | Jun 13, 2019 @ 01:05 PM | 581 Views
Not much to look at, but outright this is my favourite plane to fly. Still going strong since being built in 2014. It can do anything and fly from anywhere. I left the fuselage open and covered what woodwork there was with a fine cloth/resin finish. Flying surfaces are solar film...
Posted by 73icarus | Jun 13, 2019 @ 12:35 PM | 647 Views
Used this as a bit of a blank canvas for a bit of detailing. The base colour paints are Dulux matt emulsions that I had mixed up at a DIY store (Homebase). They stick pretty well considering the usual problem associated with painting Epo foam. Used Fisk film for the roundel masks and also for the lettering masks. It flies really well too!...Continue Reading
Posted by 73icarus | Jun 13, 2019 @ 12:11 PM | 615 Views
Stripped it down, recovered with solartex and a bit of glass/resin...then lots of masking and airbrushing for all the markings. Also converted to electric. Masking the stork was a nightmare... ended up using matt fisk film, tracing the design on to it and then spending a couple of hours with a new scalpel blade making a one-time mask. Same process for the "12". Used fisk film for the roundels as well and just prayed that it wouldn't bleed too much....Continue Reading