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April 11, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane, Step 12: Install Windshield, Final Paint & Assembly [END OF BUILD]

Step 12 is the last of videos I recorded of the build.  I finish the windshield install and show a few of the painting steps.  I did not record the installation of stickers or any of the final finishing details, but if you have a question or want to see a photo of a specific […]

April 11, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane, Step 11: Paint Prep & Assembling the Control System

In this step I start priming the airplane for paint and begin some of the painting.  While it was an extra step, I chose to paint the interior a green color to try and mimic the zinc chromate used on aircraft to prevent rusting.  I also started with a paint brush rather than spray paint […]

April 11, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane, Step 10: Adjusting Propeller Shaft, Assemble Drive Pulley, Modify Wheel

In this step I adjust the propeller shaft, assemble the drive pulley that is connected to the pedal crank, and modify and fit the wheels.  Instead of using a file for the angled holes in the drive pulley centers, I used a drill and show that in video six.

April 5, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane, Step 9: Windshield Frame & Fit Fuselage Covers

In these videos, I work on the windshield frame and fit the fuselage covers.