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Jan 12, 2007, 11:06 AM
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Custom Pilot Figures

custom pilot figures

First I took a picture that my wife took of me and the twins.

Then I cut out the girls individually.

Next I had to flip one so they would both be facing the same way.

The next step was to merger both girls together.

Then make the new picture level.

Then make a copy and flip the 2nd image

Then print it and cut it out.

I used a Dremel tool to cut up a CD case and used two sided servo tape to attach the cut outs to the plastic. I left 2 sharp points of plastic sticking out the bottom and used that to poke holes in the foam cockpit. I used a toothpick for the pilot's control stick (colored with a magic marker) and finally I used hot glue to secure it all together.

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Jan 13, 2007, 11:53 PM
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That's great Dave! I bet the girls love flying the bi-plane!
Jan 15, 2007, 01:34 AM
Too little play time...
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I love it!

It would make crashes more traumatic, though!
Jan 15, 2007, 12:19 PM
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Apr 13, 2009, 06:38 PM
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Do they have parachutes?
Apr 14, 2009, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by John Kim
Do they have parachutes?

No, but they're pretty good pilots...better than I am anyway.

P.S. I saw your post in my other thread about selling your XPS stuff, I still haven't decided what I'm going to do so for now I'll pass. Thanks anyway.


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