SELF ADHESIVE ALUMINUM COVERING
Prepare all wood, plastic & fiberglass surfaces
as if you are about to apply a painted
finish. ©is intended for solid
and sheeted surfaces,
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).
Fiberglass 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
After enlarging 3 VU, make copies, cut panels out as a template. Place template onto aircraft
draw outline onto surface. How much easier