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Learning to cover a model is a skill that anyone can learn. The results can be very rewarding, giving your model that custom look that will set it apart at the flying field. This article includes information on the general covering process, using a heat gun, techniques for covering various parts of the model, finishing touches and additional resources.

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.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics' Greg Hahn shares how to apply fiberglass to a model. He discusses the appropriate tools, preparation work and the proper technique to apply fiberglass

AMA Youth Ambassador Nick Maxwell talks about how to choose the right helicopter.

AMA Flight School is the education resource that answers the question How Do I?

Balance your propeller and spinner in this useful 2-part clinic, including different methods for getting the most out of your powerplant.

Segment from the Emmy award winning documentary "Wings Over Indiana" an Indiana Expedition hosted by Rick Crosslin. A collaboration with WFYI, NASA, The Indianapolis Children's Museum and the Academy of Model Aeronautics.

Learn how to Link, Bind, or ID Setup your Aurora 9 to an Optima series receiver in this video clinic.

Aero Telemetry's Spruce Goose making the mold.

Video tutorial on modifying and refinishing an Alfa Model Fw 190A.

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