"Flying Tigers" Tribute Corvair roadster
Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:47 AM
The "Control Yoke", cut down from the 1969 Corvair kit's steering wheel, and the new instrument panel overlay:
The new instrument panel, drilled out for it's gauges and switches, mocked up in the "fuselage", along with the "control yoke". The panel will eventually be faired into the top of the dashboard:
And finally, a beauty shot of the "nose":
Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:25 AM
Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:46 AM
Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:49 AM
Very cool idea. I like it. Why didn't you mask of a bit before painting the trim black JIm?
Sad to say it was sheer laziness. I was tired and just wanted to get something accomplished on it that evening before turning in for the night. Fortunately it isn't quite as noticible in person. They say the camera adds 10 lbs; I've noticed that it seems to exaggerate ALL flaws!