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223. 1/12 Scale model

29/02/2016

One of the oldest, and toughest, forms of aeromodelling is the rubber-powered sort. Generally too light to have radio control, you launch them into the ether, very much on a wing and a prayer, and let them come to earth wherever they are blown.

And to build a scale model, with all its plethora of detail, all of which has taken so much time and care to make, is perhaps the ultimate the ultimate test of nerve.

So take a look at Mike Mulholland’s magnificent 1/12 scale Bristol Scout that he’s building in Auckland, new Zealand. He’s even fitted it with the factory Lewis gun mount,

2016-02-29 Mulholland 1-12 rubber model fuselage

and a fully detailed 80hp le Rhone engine.

2016-02-29 Mulholland 1-12 rubber model engine

You can see more here.

Magnificent!

 

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One Comment
  1. Oh, so lovely…! I want one!
    I already have a small wooden model of a Fokker Dr1. :3

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