Continued from: Sopwith Camel – More Challenges?? Before I could begin assembling the model, I realized that I needed to prepare the landing gear and wing struts for assembly. In … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – Final Assembly
Continued from: Sopwith Camel – Unforeseen Challenges In our last update, I had decided to paint the individual model pieces first rather than assemble them prior to painting as called … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – More Challenges??
Continued from: Sopwith Camel – Spanning the Frames In my last update of the building of this balsa wood model airplane, I had just attached the tissue to the frames … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – Unforeseen Challenges
Continued from: Sopwith Camel – Building the Frames I recalled from my model airplane building years ago that covering the frames with silkspan (essentially tissue paper) was another fun step. … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – Spanning the Frames
I was very excited to get started working on this balsa wood model airplane, the first one for me to build in at least 50 years. For anyone unfamiliar with … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – Building the Frames
No, my love for fast cars has not prompted me to buy an airplane as this 1969 vintage advertisement would suggest; at least not a full scale one. A number of … Continue Reading An Airplane??
On my recent “Granddaddy” trip to Seattle in the spring of 2017, I got a chance to visit a museum I had wanted to explore previously. In August 2013, my … Continue Reading Museum of Flight
My mother used to tell me that when I was little, I had a favorite bucket of small cars that I would play with. For anyone who was willing to … Continue Reading Miniature Models – Part 1