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Jul 03, 2012, 10:37 AM
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Pilot figures-Painting Pilot figures-Toys adapted for pilots -Show us what you got


I'm working on my second Cartoon War bird from; www.parkflyerplastics.com

The pilot figures are 2 halves that you join and then paint... I came to the realization many people just wont attempt to paint a pilot.
I am certainly no expert, but I can fake it enough for what it is!

I hate seeing a beautiful model flying with no pilot.

I usually start painting the pilot as soon as I know which one I'm going to use. Like even before I build the plane! It takes multiple coats of paint sometimes and sequences that require drying time.
If I wait till the pilot is needed it could hold up the build for several days and prompt me to rush it and not do my best.

I always use flat paints. Mostly good ole Testors enamel flats.
Good brushes are a must. I also use tooth pics for fine details.

Please feel free to share your pilot pics, even if you just upgraded an existing pilot.

Female Hottie Pilot Pics welcome
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Jul 03, 2012, 05:11 PM
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This is a super light ABS pilot again from Park flyer plastics.
This one is going in my 36" WS Extreme Flight Yak 55
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Jul 11, 2012, 08:27 AM
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This one was made by Bob Dively models back in the day. He has been in several planes, doing what he does! LOL
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Jul 11, 2012, 09:15 AM
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These are from airbusdrvr

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Jul 11, 2012, 09:16 AM
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Some more Hot chick Pilots
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Jul 11, 2012, 09:17 AM
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I need this one!
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Jul 14, 2012, 12:01 PM
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I need to find a troll doll
Jul 14, 2012, 12:15 PM
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I need to find a troll doll
A friend of mine had a Troll doll in a Lanier Stinger... He also had graphics on the side that said "Troll Patrol"
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Jul 14, 2012, 12:17 PM
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I need to find a troll doll
Here ya go:
http://www.webstore.com/VINTAGE-1991...uction_details
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Jul 14, 2012, 01:08 PM
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Check this out! Pilot figures made from a glove.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=154
Jul 14, 2012, 02:26 PM
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That is cool Hoppy!
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Jul 14, 2012, 07:09 PM
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And they look pretty good.
Jul 14, 2012, 11:17 PM
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Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you.....

I may have to keep a comb handy though!

Troll Patrol- thats cool
Jul 15, 2012, 07:22 AM
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I bought this Slow-Poke on Craigs list........ Got it Cheap!
Monocote looks horrendous! It flies great...

But how could I resist this cool snoopy Pilot?
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Jul 15, 2012, 07:39 AM
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This was filmed at my Home strip...
My Buddy Ho-Jazz has the Crazy Clown Pilot....
I'm flying the other wing.... This is how we roll

Clowning around at the Patch (6 min 39 sec)
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