Volume 1

Multi-engine subjects have always fascinated  modelers and many consider them the ultimate thrill.  The special sound  alone is a  great attraction.  But, of course, there are risks !  Keeping  these  under control  is  just one of the  many topics  for discussion in  this volume; such as finding dual opposite rotating engines, drawing  ribs for tapered wings, plus the machining of prop nut adapters, and  none of  these are in previous  Black Art  volumes.

'Techniques' with great tips in the following order.

  • Inspiration, IPMS Convention

  • Tamiya Heinkel 219 kit

  • Considering what engines ?

  • Electric ?

  • Size of model for engines ?

  • Settling on 1/6 Scale

  • Opposite rotating  engines

  • Lofting tapered wings

  • Compufoil - drawing ribs


  • Covering with heavy cloth
  • Break down for transport

  • Strong wing attachment

  • Building wing panels

  • Locating Aviastar engines

  • Propeller considerations

  • De-warp sheeted wings

  • Machining prop nut adapters

  • Flaps and doors

  • Installing wing tubs  


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