Recovering a model doesn’t always involve a crash. Wear, tear and time can be stimulations for recovering an airplane. Or maybe you just want to give your model a custom look. This article contains information on project tools and supplies, removing the old covering and preparing the surface, creating a covering plan and selecting the appropriate covering material, and making a cutting plan.

You'll be flying in no time with this simple, fun glider made using a styrofoam egg carton and a penny.

Check out how to build and fly an FPG-9 foam glider! Our instructions make it quick and simple to make from cheap materials you probably have at home.

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The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.