Hints’n Tips

This page offers Hints, Tips, and Techniques.

In addition to this page there is a wealth
of information on our Links and Resources page on our website including:

Suppliers, Useful Charts, Remote Control or RC Resource links, and General Information and links for those new to Aeromodeling, as well as links to our Sister Organizations and other Free Flight Websites.

Also on our Links and Resources web page is a list of downloadable PDF documents helpful to Areromodelers.

Lastly I would be remiss if I didn’t include these two lists on this page. They are a wealth of information.

850 FREE – Free Flight Articles – PFFT
Techical Library for the National Free Flight Society

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Applying Tissue to Model Airplanes

You have the “bones” of your model aircraft finished
but you feel a little intimidated at the prospect of the finishing part
that involves covering it with tissue.
This page hopefully will give you a head start.

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Repairing Tissue Tears on Model Aircraft

Tissue tears are an inevitable outcome if you’ve ever flown a Stick and Tissue Model Airplane.
Here’s a proven technique to repair small tears without resorting to an unsightly patch. The second half of this page deals with with larger tears I call rips.

Follow along in a 16 photo Slide Show Tutorial that teaches you a Step-by-Step process that you can put in your SKILLS TOOL BOX. The evidence of the prior tear or rip may not disappear completely—but you can learn how to make them not so noticeable and most importantly— not get any larger.

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As time allows watch this space for more HINTS’n Tips coming your way.
If you have any questions about these or want to leave a comment, use the LEAVE A REPLY box below. Thanks.

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