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Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Series by Dave Platt

£15.99

Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 1
A century of aviation at your feet! Yet, there are modellers’ – just a few – who can do this. With a study of this video series, you’ll have this enviable skill. Approx. 2 hrs
Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 2

Volume 2. This 3-tape course shows in easy steps how to get out of the prison of dependency on available kits and plans. Complete your design course with video 2 in the trilogy.

Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 3 
This 3-tape course shows in easy steps how to get out of the prison of dependency on available kits and plans. Can you imagine picking out any airplane ever made and creating your own unique RC version? DAVE PLATT

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A century of aviation at your feet! Yet, there are modellers’ – just a few – who can do this. With a study of this video series, you’ll have this enviable skill.
Approx. 2 hrs

£15.99

Volume 2. This 3-tape course shows in easy steps how to get out of the prison of dependency on available kits and plans. Complete your design course with video 2 in the trilogy.

£15.99

This 3-tape course shows in easy steps how to get out of the prison of dependency on available kits and plans. Can you imagine picking out any airplane ever made and creating your own unique RC version?
DAVE PLATT

£15.99
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Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 1

This 3-tape course shows in easy steps how to get out of the prison of dependency on available kits and plans. Can you imagine picking out any airplane ever made and creating your own unique RC version? A century of aviation history at your feet! Yet, there are modelers just a few who can do this. With a study of this series, you’ll have this enviable skill! This series of 3 ‘How To’ tapes was developed to carefully walk a modeler through all the necessary steps to easily create an original scale model design … from a small three-view plan and readily available researched documentation. ‘Techniques’ with great tips in the following order. Benefits of designing your own scale model See my new ‘Val’ Japanese Pearl Harbor dive bomber Choosing something to design Locating 3-views and data Pick your model’s size Finding the wing span and area without scaling Finding the scale that fits your wing area Why “Bigger Is Better” Volumetric wing loading Tools & materials needed to lay out your model Example subject for the design process Choosing the Guardian’s size 3-view and data for the “Guardian” Enlarging factors for 3-views Tips on scaling Wing lofting Airfoil terms Computer airfoils Landing gear geometry made easy. DVST1

Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 2

Can you imagine picking out any airplane ever made and creating your own unique RC version? A century of aviation history at your feet! Yet, there are modelers just a few who can do this. With a study of this series, you’ll have this enviable skill! This series of 3 ‘How To’ tapes was developed to carefully walk a modeler through all the necessary steps to easily create an original scale model design … from a small three-view plan and readily available researched documentation. ‘Techniques’ with great tips in the following order. How design and structural factors impact each other Engine and tank Front end design Drawing ellipses and parabolas – easily! ‘Incidence’ & ‘decalage’ explained Fuselage layout Airfoil sources Airfoil terms and design explained Plotting airfoils from co-ordinates Engine mounting Tank ‘box’ design Correct fuel tank size Wing parting choices Radio location On-board glow-battery Bulkhead location Fuselage lofting The ‘graph’ method of enlarging complex shapes. DVST2

Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 3

A century of aviation history at your feet! Yet, there are modelers just a few who can do this. With a study of this series, you’ll have this enviable skill! This series of 3 ‘How To’ tapes was developed to carefully walk a modeler through all the necessary steps to easily create an original scale model design … from a small three-view plan and readily available researched documentation. ‘Techniques’ with great tips in the following order. What ‘Scratch’ means Easy ellipse calculation Determining CG location Mean aerodynamic chord Wing structural design Strong skin overhang Source for G-10 Center wing bracing and webs Engine plates Muffler Design and installation Down thrust & side thrust Fuselage construction One piece technique Carbon fibre strength All about canopies Make sliding canopy mechanisms Landing gear dummy struts The ‘cutting plane’ method of lofting Attaching cowlings accurately Making fiberglass cowlings. DVST3

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