Archive for September, 2011

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (28)

All that’s left before flight testing is rigging. In this case that means both rigging the functional controls…hooking the servos to the surfaces…and making up the wing and tail brace wire groups. Let’s look at the servos first. I used Sullivan Gold-N-Rod splined nylon flexible concentric tube connectors (S-504) for the connections between the rudder […]

Detailing a Dummy Scale Engine

(NOTE: This is the revised introduction I added to this blog entry after it was used as the source of the FLY RC Magazine article based on my original blog content.) A while back I presented a two part article here in Fly RC explaining how I scaled out the big (1/6 scale) WACO SRE ARF from Sig. […]

Building the (old) FLYLINE Great Lakes 2T-1A kit (27)

There are a few more construction tasks left before this airplane is ready for her first trip outside the shop. They may be small, but they will attract the attention of anyone who looks at the model. I’m going to finish the cockpit by adding the windshield glazing, some coaming and padding, and a dummy […]