L4 Grasshopper

Build of the balsa kit, L4 Grasshopper, from mountain models.

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Start of the fuse build.

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Forward & Mid Hatch build

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Fuse build complete for balsa parts

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Building landing gear.

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Landing gear, tied with spider wire, complete

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Begin Tail build

Wing Build
Wing Build
Fuse Front
Fuse Front
Fuse rear
Fuse rear
Fuse close up for wing mount
Fuse close up for wing mount
SoLite Covering begin
SoLite Covering begin
Solite & Window line
Solite & Window line
Internal servos rudder & Elevator
Internal servos rudder & Elevator

 

Rear Bottom
Rear Bottom
Side View / LG test
Side View / LG test
Cowl alignment
Cowl alignment
Rear view for ailirons
Rear view for ailirons
Front view
Front view

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Ready for receiver

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First Balsa Build – Blinker

First ever balsa build. Kit from Alien Aircraft. This post to picture document the build.

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Fuse built first

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Wing built in 3 pieces. This is the center unit.

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Right side of the wing is built next.

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Laying out the beginning of the left side of the wing.

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Wing Complete

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Test Fitting

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Fuse with Tower monocoat

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Begin Wing covering

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adding cut monocoat graphics

COMPLETED!

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