Archive for July, 2011

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (22)

Both the upper and lower wings are covered, ready for finishing. It’s time to get started on the fuselage…but…there’s some more stuff I want to be sure you know about. I have included A LOT of information on building model airplanes from kits in the form of stories from my own experiences in my book, […]

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (21)

In the last session I covered the lower wing. There are a few things on the upper wing that are different, so this time we’ll have a look at that part of the job. I’ll cover the upper center section here. Remember, everything you learned about polyspan in (20) still applies.

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (20)

It’s time to put some covering on this airplane. I am using materials/products on this project with which you may not be familiar, so I’ll describe each of them in turn and share my sources with you. The covering material itself is the big one. You already know that I won’t be using one step […]