Building and Flying Model Aircraft

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Author: Robert Schleicher,James R. Barr

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048615677X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Richly illustrated manual introduces beginners to basic aerodynamic principles and all aspects of model-building — from paint and tissue covering to radio-control flying.

Origami Model Airplanes

Create Amazingly Detailed Model Airplanes Using Basic Origami Techniques!: Origami Book with 23 Designs & Plane Histories

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Author: Patrick Wang

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462905668

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Make impressive airplane models of military aircraft with this easy origami book. Paper folders and military airplane enthusiasts can now create amazingly detailed model airplanes using basic origami techniques! Popular origami designer Patrick Wang introduces his paper craft book Origami Model Airplanes, where he has devised a unique system for making origami airplane models using familiar origami folding techniques that is less time consuming and frustrating, even for absolute beginning origami folders. The folds are so easy it could even be considered an origami-for-kids book. Folding paper models of airplanes is a great way to learn origami or improve one's paper folding techniques. Origami Model Airplanes provides easy-to-follow instructions and fully-colored illustrated diagrams for all model airplane projects. These truly eye-catching origami model planes will be marveled by all at how intricate-looking and realistic they really are. No one will ever believe it takes just a nimble set of fingers, a pair of scissors and a bit of glue to make! In addition to multiple photos of the finished fighter jet models and other military planes, numerous facts are given for each of the model planes making Origami Model Airplanes a great value! This paper airplane model book contains: Fully-colored instructional origami book Step-by-step instructions Folding techniques and tips 23 origami airplane models Airplane history and background Anyone with an interest in the Air Force, fighter planes, or military history will especially love folding these paper models that look like the real thing! Once folded, these planes look great in any bedroom or study. Origami airplane models include: F-117 Nighthawk F-14 Tomcat fighter jet F-18 Hornet Typhoon And many more…

American Modeler

The Best in Model Planes, Radio Control, Model Boats

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aeronautics

Page: N.A

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RCadvisor's Model Airplane Design Made Easy

The Simple Guide to Designing R/C Model Aircraft Or Build Your Own Radio Control Flying Model Plane

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Author: Carlos Reyes

Publisher: www.RCadvisor.com

ISBN: 0982261322

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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Build and fly your very own model airplane design. Using clear explanations, you will learn about important design trade-offs and how to choose among them. The latest research and techniques are discussed using easy to understand language. You will discover: The special challenges faced by the smaller models and how to overcome them. How to choose the right material for each part of the airplane. Easy rules for selecting the right power system, gas or electric. When it makes sense to use one of the innovative KFm airfoils. Pros and cons of canard and multi-wing configurations. A step-by-step design process that includes goal setting and flight testing. In-depth discussions of important topics like airfoils and wing design. The sources of air drag and how to minimize their impact. ADVANCE PRAISE "This book is a joy to read! The writing style and wit add dimension in a way that is rarely found in today's reference materials. If someone has considered designing their own airplane and been put off because of complicated formulas, vocabulary and reference style that would bore even an engineer, this will convince them to go ahead and try it. Written with real people in mind and not engineers - and I mean that in a good way. This is a book that will reside along the other favorites on my bookshelf. Carlos really managed to produce a book that will last a long time and become one of the standards for modelers." - Greg Gimlick, Electrics columnist, Model Aviation magazine "RCAdvisor's Model Airplane Design Made Easy is the ultimate model airplane design book for both beginning and experienced modelers." - Richard Kline, Inventor, KFm airfoils "RCadvisor's Model Airplane Design Made Easy is a real contribution to the world's literature on the subject. It provides an excellent bridge between full scale aviation and aeromodeling, showing the relationship between the two, for better understanding of the differences and similarities which should be applied for good model performance. While thorough in detail, the book is also easily readable so that the information is simple to understand. It is a very good combination of theory and practical application. Nicely illustrated, the book is also full of common sense explanations and references to other sources of information." - John Worth, former President and Executive Director of the AMA "Carlos Reyes personably leads the reader through some basic aerodynamics, materials considerations, electric power system planning and a practical application of theory as it is applied to a finished flying model. The background history of various types of aircraft shows the development of aviation and how it relates to the models that we build and fly today, as well as how models have influenced general aviation. It is always exciting to find some 'new to me' concepts and theories, and there were several in this well-written narrative." - Ken Myers, Editor, Ampeer electric flight newsletter "No matter how long you've been aeromodelling, or what your interests are in our great hobby, the greatest thrill of all is standing behind a unique model that you've designed and built yourself, from a blank sheet of paper - or even a blank CAD file - and preparing to make that first take off. So sit yourself down in a comfy chair, read RCadvisor's Model Airplane Design Made Easy and set off on aeromodelling's greatest adventure. Let Carlos Reyes - an aeromodeller of long standing and great talent - take you through the mysteries of how to arrive at the point that every lover of model aircraft should experience." - Dereck Woodward, aeromodeller, designer and magazine writer for the past fifty years

Building and Detailing Model Aircraft

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Author: Pat Hawkey

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.

ISBN: 0890247234

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 95

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Learn how to construct and finish plastic model aircraft by mastering basic and advanced techniques in assembling, aligning, gluing, surface preparation, painting, and decaling.