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Bernhard Schrock (Yellowwing)
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Hughes H-1 "Short Wing" completed

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5
Alec K
Watching 👍
3 April 2019, 12:03
Bart Goesaert
Nice and sleek aircraft... beautiful start. Seems like a weird tail...
3 April 2019, 14:56
Nathan Dempsey
I'm following. I want to see how this beautiful silver bird turns out.
3 April 2019, 15:16
Hanno Kleinecke
Heee, Frühstart ! 🙂 🙂 Da hängt die Latte schon jetzt weit oben.....👍
3 April 2019, 16:54
M M
Awesome! One of my favorite airplanes.
4 April 2019, 13:47
bughunter
Oh, what a great start 👍 Watching!
4 April 2019, 19:59
Gordon Sørensen
Watching! Many years ago at the Reno Air Races I saw the full-size reproduction. Very sleek looking aircraft.
5 April 2019, 18:18
Alec K
Nice progress 👍
14 April 2019, 17:18
Flop_Se
Really nice work! You're of godfather of styrene! 👍
14 April 2019, 18:13
Hanno Kleinecke
Superb scratchbuilding, undercarriage looks awesome !
14 April 2019, 19:47
Bernhard Schrock
Thx Mates. This was an easy decision because the kit parts were not correct (upper edge should be straight, edge too thick) and lacked details. I spent in all only 2.5 hours.
15 April 2019, 04:27
Stefan Schacht
Hallo Bernhard, nice start, I take a seat. Cheers Stefan
15 April 2019, 06:21
Bart Goesaert
Looking good, never seen such a landing gear before... When looking at the museum model, landing this beast must have been quite an adventure, sight from the cockpit to the ground was as good as nill...
15 April 2019, 07:40
Bernhard Schrock
Bart: indeed, you are right. Because of that the seat could be rised after sliding the aft (divided) part of the canopy into the cockpit. I can't imagine how this worked: the cockpit is very tide and on the pictures you can't see any rails.
15 April 2019, 08:54
Bernhard Schrock
As usual I used my special mix for NMF-finish: 50% Testors-metalizer and 50% Testors-Sealer.
I discovered that paper can be used as polishing tool too: on one edge of the windscreen I had spraying dust and cold polish them away with a corner of 2 x folded paper hold with a fine tweezers.
20 April 2019, 09:44
Alec K
Looking awesome Bernhard 👍 Can you say which metalizer and sealer you used (product numbers)? Thank you.
20 April 2019, 12:09
Bernhard Schrock
Hi Alec, see please the pictures 20-22. Aluminum toned up with Titanium (darker) and down (more grey) with Magnesium. It's important to have an even and smooth surface (for example 1500). Note: it's possible so sand and polish the Metalizer&Sealer mixture. Unfortunately it's impossible to get this products in Europe because the EU-Lösungsmittelreform (~2014).
Few months ago I had great luck and buy in german eBay several bottles🙂
20 April 2019, 13:58
Bart Goesaert
Splendid paintjob... finely painted or masked on the wing details..
20 April 2019, 14:40
Alec K
Thanks very much for the info Bernhard 👍
20 April 2019, 15:03
Hanno Kleinecke
Wow, that engine ! Cowling struts look superb !
25 April 2019, 19:50
Bart Goesaert
What Hanno said... 😉
26 April 2019, 08:12
Kerry COX
Just stunning Bernard. 👍
Your scratch building and attention to detail is why your the champion you are. 🙂
26 April 2019, 08:44
Klaas van der Wielen
I haven't built my long wing version of the Racer, so this is great to follow. Very nice job!
27 April 2019, 16:41
Gordon Sørensen
Another great finish, Bernhard! Your attention to detail, and skill to recreate that detail, is fantastic! No main canopy?
30 April 2019, 12:13
Alec K
Flawless execution and unusual subject, in true Schrock tradition 👍
30 April 2019, 12:17
bughunter
Alec, you are completely right, every Schrock build is a Trade Mark 👍 and this one is no exception!
30 April 2019, 12:57
Hanno Kleinecke
Saw this beauty ( almost finished ) live on monday, this superior craftsmanship never ceases to stun me !
30 April 2019, 14:02
Nathan Dempsey
Elegant finish Bernhard. Another fine build.
30 April 2019, 14:33
M M
Amazing build. I love this and the fact it's not something you see everyday.
30 April 2019, 15:38
Neuling
Very beautiful! I like the metal effect.
30 April 2019, 18:28
Bernhard Schrock
Thx mates for you extraordinary feedback.
Gordon: I found a hint on an website that the H-1 provided a special seat (adjustable in heigh) because the very streamlined canopy. The pilot could raise the seat upwards for better sight during start and landing. But I could not find out how exactly the (divided in left and right half) canopy was stowed in the fuselage. Because of that I left it outside the fuselage.
2 May 2019, 04:20
Thomas Hopfensperger
Hallo Berhard, darf ich sagen, ich finde deinen Racer einfach klasse!
16 May 2019, 17:39
Bernhard Pethe
Maßstabsmodellbau vom Feinsten 👍
16 May 2019, 21:00
Robert Podkoński
This one is stunning too, of course! (I have been a bit confused at first, when looking at Hanno's album at the same time, to be sincere...;) )
4 October 2021, 12:49
Bernhard Schrock
Hi Robert: this is the groupbuild picture of the groupbuild🙂. The "Longwing-variant" (right in the picture) is build by Hanno.
4 October 2021, 12:52
Robert Podkoński
Thanks, Bernhard - I have figured it out after a while 😉
4 October 2021, 15:12

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