Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 1 – RC Scale Model Aircraft DVD


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

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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