Readers will learn how to construct and finish plastic model aircraft by mastering basic and advanced techniques in assembling, aligning, gluing, surface preparation, painting, and decaling. Then they'll be able to add extra details and use more advanced techniques.
Contents:Where it all began, pp. 6-10;Game plan, pp. 11-15;Paint, tools, and glue, pp. 16-22;Building almost "out-of-the-box" 1/48 scale SBD Dauntless, pp. 23-37;Enhancing a modern "shake-an-bake kit" 1/48 scale P-51B Mustang, pp. 38-46;Scribing surface details 1/48 scale RF-84 Thunderflash, pp. 47-55;Adding realism with aftermarket details, pp. 56-59;Applying photoetched metal: 1/32 scale Fi.156 Storch, pp. 60-65;Combining kits and adding resin parts: 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk.IXe, pp. 66-74;Handling vacuum-formed canopies: 1/72 scale P-40N Warhawk, pp. 75-81;Vacuum-formed and resin conversions: 1/72 scale F-106B Delta Dart, TF-102 Delta Dagger, pp. 82-94;About the author, pg. 95.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 96 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in.