Archive for June, 2011

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (19)

Before we get to start covering this model, there’s one more detail I want to work on. If you are interested in models of those “Golden Age” airplanes, sooner or later you are going to have to deal with LOUVERS. In real life, these rows of cooling air openings that look somewhat like fishes’ gills […]

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (18)

All those bits and pieces are beginning to look more and more like an airplane in the process of becoming, and I’m getting anxious to see how she’s going to look with covering on the bare structure. However, there are a few details that have to be attended to before I get to break out […]

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (17)

Now we need a cowl to finish off the front of what is turning out to be a neat model airplane. These days you can pretty well assume that something’s wrong if you don’t find a well made, shaped cowl of fiberglass, or at least vacuum formed ABS or styrene waiting for you in the […]