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Rubber Band Flight

Rubber Band Flight

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About the Project

After a charity shop visit with my daughter she chose to get a rubber band plane which we made together and took up the field and spent a hour picking it up from the floor with 2 good flights. We decided that there must be better planes out there....

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Not really wargaming but still a Model (03/09/2020)

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So the made model cost a whole £1.25 and took about 25 minutes to put together and one in the box is about 30 times more expensive  and A touch more complicated me thinks.

Making a start and needing more stuff.

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Ordered some pins and a cork board to help with construction 16/09/2020Ordered some pins and a cork board to help with construction 16/09/2020

Pins and cork arrived (10-10-2020)

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Gluing of wings Gluing of wings
Using my greenstuff rollers for the first time. Using my greenstuff rollers for the first time.
Pins and cork arrived (10-10-2020)
Dry fit with wheelsDry fit with wheels

Tissue Paper skin (11-10-2020)

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Tissue Paper skin (11-10-2020)
Misting with water to shrink the tissue paperMisting with water to shrink the tissue paper
Nice and tightNice and tight
Sealing and painting under carriage bits and gluing covers for the engine.Sealing and painting under carriage bits and gluing covers for the engine.

Coming together and varnishing

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Starting the paint job

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Starting the paint job

Painted and ready for flight.

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Painted and ready for flight.

First flight with engine sounds in the kitchen. One very happy girl.

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Flights and a few brakes

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Some fixing to do.Some fixing to do.

A new plane and spares to fix the spitfire

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Little one chose the tiger moth for next go.Little one chose the tiger moth for next go.

A bit more work for this one!

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A bit more work for this one!
First component glued and pinned.First component glued and pinned.

Spitfire fixed with new prop waiting for another dry day

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Lost the under carriage it see if that helps with the flying.Lost the under carriage it see if that helps with the flying.

Wing one

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LeftyLefty
RightyRighty

All the wings

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All the wings

Jigs for wing decalage

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Jigs for wing decalage
Cabana strutsCabana struts

Tail

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Tail

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