I gave the leading edge slats a test fit after drilling the location holes on the leading edges of the wing. To locate the proper place to drill, I held the slats against the leading edge and made a mark on the upper wing with a fine point marker on each side of the actuator rod that connects the slat…
We as scale modelers have the ability to provide some great teaching tools to our community. Think of what you can do to create education vignettes using your skills as a modeler. They don’t have to be this big, just something to teach and convey a public service message.
From the time I saw the PC-6 perform I began to wonder, can it be made to perform even better? Having seen aircraft such as the Piper Cub evolve into new designs such as the Sherpa I thought I could tweak the base PC-6 into something that Alaskan Bush Pilots could make other PC-6 owners jealous.
If you are like me, and I know I am not alone you find yourself wanting to build larger scale models which make it easier to see the parts and require less fine motor coordination to assemble. If BIGGER is Better for you, then you’ll want to check out the scale model kits from Super Scale Helis. Join me as I chat with George Blanchette, master modeler and owner of Super Scale Helis.
Sure we all have our favorite hobby retailers, whether they be brick and mortar or internet. There are other resources to find kits, some rare and some just unwanted by their owners. No I am not talking about eBay, but that is another source. With eBay you don’t get to inspect the kit or accessories other than the images provided by the seller.