Painting of the fuselage completed

And yes, the paint is not yet dry, but I can’t resist the pleasure of presenting you the fuselage with these beautiful colors. I am very proud of it. It really takes shape. I still have a lot of work left, the registration, the masts, the landing gear, the fake engine, the radiator and the… Continuer de lire Painting of the fuselage completed

Peinture du fuselage terminée

Et oui, la peinture n’est pas encore sèche, mais je ne résiste pas au plaisir de vous présenter le fuselage avec ces belles couleurs. J’en suis très fier. ça prend vraiment forme. Il me reste pas mal de boulot encore, l’immatriculation, les mats, le train, le faux moteur, le radiateur et la cabine de pilotage,… Continuer de lire Peinture du fuselage terminée

Scale details on engine cover

There were a lot of details to reproduce on the engine hood. Apart from the structural lines that I had already made, I reproduced the rivets last night. Long work and I had to remove it sometimes and start again until I am satisfied with the result. The rivets are made with white glue. In… Continuer de lire Scale details on engine cover

Fuselage covering

I started finishing the fuselage in September.I used a 25 g per square meter of glass fiber bonded to the nitrocellulose coating.The fuselage is sanded to rectify as much as possible all the defects which have been corrected beforehand with light balsa coating.Everything is ready, I’m outside, because it’s going to sniff beefy and it’s… Continuer de lire Fuselage covering

Model scale details for fairings

For the finishing of the wheel fairings, I used a detailed enlargement of an old photo of the size which allowed me to see that I have to redraw the shapes. Which is done with a cutting disc. I have a total of 3 fairings. I first redid a general sanding with very fine water… Continuer de lire Model scale details for fairings

The engine hood is finished

Everything is said in the title… I finished my rivets, I coated with a primer and sanded lightly with water.Then 2 layers of polyurethane paint…. What do you think ? I hope you are still a few to follow me, or my work is not great and you dare not tell me. In short if… Continuer de lire The engine hood is finished

Rivets to replicate

To reproduce the rivets, I have the chance to work in a lab and I recovered an automatic and adjustable pipette which went to the trash.With that, I should be able to make regular drops of glue… Allalou (Pascal) is using a syringe from our little ones’ medicine boxes with a sharp needle. As far… Continuer de lire Rivets to replicate