Friday, August 30, 2013
Estes Mini Shuttle Build. Part 1 Parts
Here's another one that can be made from parts from the Baby Bertha kit.
This was the Estes kit #1391.
Check out the instructions at the JimZ plan site HERE
This will be a spare parts box build.
The red nose cone did come from a Baby Bertha kit. It was painted red when it temporarily sat on my Ranger. A shot of primer and some white and it'll work on the Shuttle.
All the patterns were copied and printed from Ninfinger's.
The instructions say the clay is 1/2" square. I'll have to check the weight.
The wings and rudder were cut from 3/32" scrap balsa.
The wings are made from three pieces of balsa.
The decal sheet will be drawn up on Corel.