Traplet Publications are pleased to announce that they have obtained the rights to the Brian Taylor range of scale plans. Models have been built from Brian’s plans by modellers worldwide, gaining many scale contest victories along the way and winning him an enviable reputation for producing plans and accessories of superb quality. More importantly his scale models are highly accurate and have proven flight pedigrees.
How it all Began
Brian began modelling in the austere times after the Second World Continue reading
Heinkel He 51 the 54” span scale WWII German fighter biplane
A 54” span scale WWII German fighter biplane for .40-.45 four-strokes or .50 two-strokes and 4-function R/C. Designed by Fred. W. Holdstock
Fred W Holdstock has faithfully rescaled this WWII German fighter to 1:8 scale (54”) for .40-46 2-strokes or a .50 4-stroke engine and 4-function R/C. The construction from the 2 large well-detailed plans is all balsa and plywood, and has a flying weight of just 5 lb. (2.24 kg).
Created for modellers who are looking to build up their skill levels when using an airbrush, this 70 minute-long programme takes you through painting a working, scale RC Tiger Moth from preparing the bare wood and plastic to adding that last decal. The techniques you’ll master are quick to pick up, easy to use and will reward you with a model that’s as much of a pleasure to look at as it is to fly Continue reading