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Decalling the Dauphin

So, here is the plan for the Dauphins.

After market decals for Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) aircraft. The same set in both scales, quite expensive though I had planned to recoup by selling them on for the rest of the options. 47 more words

Model Making

“Cabby! Cabby!” Is It Really So Hard to Get a Cab Around Here??

Not for this guy!

Project #2 – Peaked / Split Windshield

Well, I happened across a guy that was selling a cab. This was not a taxi for sale, it was the “body” of a truck, … 253 more words

A Little Carbon Fiber

Cut the carbon fiber instrument panel frame and fitted it to the sub panel. Almost done with the fuselage kit. I also opened up the finish kit. More work…

Fuselage

Marine One Helicopter

During a recent visit to the Reagan Presidential Library, I had the opportunity of walking through Marine One, the helicopter that transported the President. This short video shows you the helicopter inside and out: 32 more words

Video

ELT

Tonight I did some more dimpling and deburring in an effort to be ready to rivet on Saturday and Sunday.

I also installed the ELT bracket. 31 more words

Fuselage

Panel Mock-up

Downloaded X-Panel software to do some panel design. The software is pretty decent though I’ve found a few bugs already. The big bummer is that even though you can print out full size technical drawings of your panel it says to not use them for cutting the panel. 89 more words

Avionics

2016-01  dashboard installation.

After I reinstalled the instrument panel, I had to start figuring out how to attach the dashboard, since this will be upholstered in black (faux) leather soon. 324 more words

Building