The V-173 Channel at iModeler

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The V-173 “Flying Pancake,” did it stack up?

Aerodynamics are a funny thing. In the 1930s, flight was only three decades old. People who had never seen a man fly let alone an aircraft at one time were still very much alive, in fact only middle aged. As new as the concept was, aviation was [...]

1/48 Special Hobby “V-173 Flying Pancake”

Though I've started half-a-dozen or so aircraft models over the decades, this is the first one I've ever finished. The kit has some serious faults. Even the plastic it's made of is a problem. (It splits and cracks under stress, and in reaction t[...]