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May 10, 2012, 05:38 PM
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My Sky Scout Build ** Pietenpol** StevensAeroModel**


Hi Guys,
Here are some photos of my Pietenpol Sky Scout Build This is Electric has a
48" wingspan!
I will show you with a little extra time, what you can do to really make it Look Scale! You do not build over plans with this kit! Really Fantastic Laser cut
If you like low and slow "flying" then this is the Airplane to build!

Ok, Here is the Radiator but I decided to cover it in real thin Brass! Easy to do and "Really looks real"
The Engine I also decided to make it more real, by adding details like headbolts,
Head gasket, Spark plug wires. Its easy and reall adds to the Airplane All of these parts come in the kit.
I will show you more as time goes on! It will look, just like the Black with Red wing in the picture when done! Good flying to you Guys
Joe
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May 10, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Hi Joe

Those are fabulous details! I have this kit as well, but I doubt I'll ever put that kind of effort into it. But please share with us, so we can see what can really be done with this kit...

Thanks,

Sam
May 10, 2012, 05:54 PM
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My Sky Scout Build


Hi Sam,
Thank you, go for it you can do it Really!! It an easy Airplane to build and lots of fun!
Here is a better photo of what my will look like when finished!
Joe
May 11, 2012, 10:18 AM
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Not only a nifty loooker but they fly beautifully too.
May 13, 2012, 08:05 PM
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Fuselage is done Where are the Piet lovers????


Hi Guys,
Fuselage is done, cowl is finished and ready to paint! front of fuselage is Alum litho so I can paint it! Instrument panel is installed More later if there is any Pietenpol lovers out the!!! ??? Where are you?
Joe
May 13, 2012, 08:55 PM
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Great photos of a really nice plane. Been thinking about the Stevens Aero
Sky Scout for awhile. Please show more!
May 13, 2012, 09:32 PM
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Hi Guys,
More later if there is any Pietenpol lovers out the!!! ??? Where are you?
Joe

Well I've got the Stevens Aero kit in my stash since April 20011. I really need to finish the two other planes I have started first though. Trust me, I'm very interested in your build thread! Here's some photos I found: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...85b561a&type=1
May 13, 2012, 09:39 PM
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Beautiful!!
May 13, 2012, 09:44 PM
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Well, not a Stevens' Scout, but, I love my Rake Air Camper. A great plane and I just love to sit and do touch an goes with it, one after the other.

charlie
May 13, 2012, 10:12 PM
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Once built a House 'o Balsa Pietnpol "Air Camper".
Flew just about exactly like an (overweight) Airtronics QTee.
Certainly acceptably, but also genuinely booooring, enough to be memorably so, 30 ! years later.
Clearly not worth the inconsiderable efforts involved with adding the 'Scale'; details to that model, in my addled opinion.
Having said that Stevens' kits DO make for lovely detailed scale models.. a marvel to just stare at even.
Worth the price of admission for that alone:-)
May 15, 2012, 05:57 PM
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Hi Guys,
Fuselage is done, cowl is finished and ready to paint! front of fuselage is Alum litho so I can paint it! Instrument panel is installed More later if there is any Pietenpol lovers out the!!! ??? Where are you?
Joe
Joe,

I'm certainly enjoying the extra details and love you're giving that kit.

-Bill
May 15, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Wing is built


Hi Guys,
Thank you for the nice coments! I have finished building the wing today, and moved on to building the wing struts always like to install them first before all is done to make sure all is right! Landing gear is also done and painted!
Time for a glass of wine
Joe
May 16, 2012, 08:10 PM
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Wing struts built


Hi Guys,
Ok I finished all of the wings struts and cabane struts today! I use my airfoil shaped struts as I think they look better and I did not have to do any sanding at all That is just the way I roll I think my cabane struts look much better!
Also installed the landing gear to check it.

More later Keep on building
May 17, 2012, 01:42 PM
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I used the Al streamline tubing for mine too. But, I didn't bother to paint it

Nice job.
May 17, 2012, 03:12 PM
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cowl louvers


Hi Guys,
I made some Cowl louvers and installed them, also finshed covering one wheel.
Joe


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