Prepare all wood, plastic & fiberglass surfaces
as if you are about to apply a painted finish. is intended for solid and sheeted surfaces, only.

Wood surfaces should be hardened with epoxy resin (diluted 50% with denatured alcohol). For best results your airframe should be covered with a single layer of 6/10ths ounce fiber glass cloth and diluted epoxy finishing resin (Z-poxy).

fuselage surface should be smooth. Sand seams smooth and flush with fuselage surface prior to application of

Surface of model should be clean and clear of dirt and oil before covering.


Acquire a 3-VU drawing of your aircraft. Draw aircraft panel lines onto the surface of your model using a flexible plastic straight edge, a French-curve and a "Sharpie" marker. We package the Sharpie in all AK packaging of .

As an aid in drawing panel lines onto our airframe surface, use of enlarged 3-VU will enable more accurate lines to be drawn. Grab the Yellow Pages
and look for a copy center in your area with a self serve large format copier. Enlargement of small 3 VU drawing is a simple, easy and inexpensive method of producing professional results. Do the simple math to determine the correct % of enlargement to match your airframe's scale.

After enlarging 3 VU, make copies, cut panels out as a template. Place template onto aircraft surface and draw outline onto surface. How much easier could it be?

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