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April 5, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane: Step 8: Bell Crank Installation, Landing Gear Block, Wings and Seat

Eighteen videos that show significant progress.  My large clamps came in useful to bring the fuselage sides to where they needed to be.  I also realized that soaping the (longer) screws significantly reduced the number of stripped heads which had been creating a bit of frustration.  Rather than stress about cutting angles, I elected to […]

April 4, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane: Step 7: Gear Doors and Installing Nose Formed

A belt sander played a significant role in helping this build be successful.

Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane: Step 6, Gluing Windshield Area

Fairly straight forward and simple.  While waiting for glue to dry, I jump ahead a few steps to glue additional pieces and start sanding.

Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane: Step 5, Gluing Fuselage
March 30, 2020
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Building the P-51 Mustang Pedal Plane: Step 5, Gluing Fuselage

In these eight videos I start to glue the fuselage together.  I reference what appears to be a typographical error in the kit instructions on page 4 in which 1.5 inch screws labeled 49 are also labeled 40.  One of those labels is for nuts, which led me to conclude that the instructions had an […]