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Old 10-23-2023, 06:13 AM
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Default Executive Design THE VIANA

I wanted to make a build thread on this aircraft, this is something you never see. its a pretty old kit and i cant find any info on it. so here i go. the VIANA! this is my progress so far. just started the build on 10/20/23. please injoy and stay tuned for more pics.























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Bottom front hatch is done. also got the wing sheeting done last night. all 4 wing panels are ready to glue down.





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Got the wings sheeted last night, it came out really nice and super strong! my son wanted to help out as well.
















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Wings came out nice!
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She looks fantastic!
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC
She looks fantastic!
Thank You!
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You have had those wheels a long time! I wish they were still that cheap!
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC
You have had those wheels a long time! I wish they were still that cheap!
i found them on Ebay and had to snatch them up lol but yes i wish they where that cheap. I'm doing the Box Art. so had to match them lol going the same color scheme as well yellow and white.
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That should hold the wings together.
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Final sanding tonight, then it will be time for covering. hoping to start that tonight.
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I can't wait to see it fully clothed!
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Got some covering done last night. just the beginning.












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Looks great! Is that Cub yellow?
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC
Looks great! Is that Cub yellow?
yes sir cub yellow. its the closest i can find to the Box art.
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I confess I covered my Cub in bright yellow Ultracote.
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC
I confess I covered my Cub in bright yellow Ultracote.
LOL i ordered 3 rolls of bright yellow. I quickly realized it was the wrong color. cub yellow is the right color for the VIANA
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I bought a 5 or 10 meter roll, I didn't want any color variance between smaller rolls. I must have half a roll left. I have a Pilot T-28 Trojan that just might get the rest of it. Side comment: I find an Empire 6 foot ruler to be a necessity when covering.

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Looking really good!
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Wow looking great!
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