Scratch This – RC Scale Design Course – Vol. 2 – RC Scale Model Aircraft DVD


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.

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

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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