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Offline RAGIII

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #15 on: July 22, 2021, 03:49:08 AM »
What a Stunning Model! I can see why so many want an injected kit of this Bird. Beautiful work Bob!
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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2021, 12:11:05 AM »
Time for wings for this bird!  Here is the top wing, ribs embossed from the back and folded over.  This wing is a bit tricky due to the significant dihedral apparent on the HD-1.  I scored the bottom lightly on the inside to allow a fold, then split the centerline of the top wing to allow the flex and slight overlap necessary to accommodate the angle upwards on both sides of center.  Although I don't have photos of it, the balsa wing spar was scored and cracked to form the approximate dihedral angle before it was glued to the inside bottom of the top wing.  It came out pretty well I think, although installed photos show that it could probably have taken a bit more angle.  Nonetheless, it still looks pretty good and approximates the appearance of an HD-1. ​

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/17/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/17/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

. . . and rested in place just for fun.  I really like the colors of the Italian markings.

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/17/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

I'm working on the wheels also, along with the struts.  The wheels are the kit covers copied onto paper, slit to allow a slight conical fold, and appropriately-sized rubber O-rings glued to balsa circles.  The conical covers are then glued to both sides of the balsa wheel core.  The struts are the paper card parts from the kit.

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/17/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

Here she is with the top wing in place and the outer cabanes installed.  The interplane struts have a wire in the center which provides rigidity and a positive attachment point to both wings.  The cabanes are just glued in place at the appropriate spots.  As you can see from this front shot, the interplane struts on the HD-1 were angled both outward and forward quite a bit.  Gives it a fast and sort of rakish look! ;D 

 1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/18/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/18/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/18/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

Time for rigging, which will be up next, then undercarriage. 

Cheers,

Bob

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2021, 02:47:24 PM »
Su-Weet, Bob.  Dead sexy machine.  I really think you did a great job on this one.  Just think what Marco could do with this one!

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2021, 09:08:18 PM »
Thanks Dan!  The Hanriot is a very sleek and lovely aircraft, and rather petite.  I would love to see a Marco repaint of this one--so many great schemes, both Italian and Belgian.  A Marco repaint would look like a superbly finished WNW build.  We can only wish!

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Bob

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2021, 10:51:14 PM »
Just think what Marco could do with this one!

For the unwashed, who is Marco?

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2021, 11:19:44 PM »
She is looking very sexy indeed ! Fantastic job on the top wing  :)


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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2021, 02:41:05 AM »
Just think what Marco could do with this one!

For the unwashed, who is Marco?


Marco (Matt77) is a fine artist who has done "repaints" of paper kits designed by others (digital computer graphics, i believe), and they are gorgeous.  See here:


https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=11479.0

https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=11202.0

https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=10995.0

https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=11136.0

These are beautiful paper kit renderings, and we hope that Marco will continue to make new models available.  He is like the Wingnut Wings of WWI  paper models.  Anything i missed Dan?

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Bob

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2021, 10:44:37 AM »
Marco (Matt77) ... .

Thanks. I have all of Matt77s repaints.

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #23 on: July 26, 2021, 04:07:17 PM »
Bob is right...those are beauties. I'm glad you've got them, Gene!!  8)

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #24 on: July 26, 2021, 09:17:52 PM »
The aircraft looks Beautiful with the upper wing Mounted. Awesome work!
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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #25 on: July 27, 2021, 02:24:28 AM »
The rigging is EZ-Line elastic thread affixed to Von Buckles eyelets, all attached with CA. 

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/20/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

The Vickers is a plastic spare from some kit.  I do not have Dan's patience or perseverance to make these out of paper when I have a plastic spare. ;)

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/20/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, 4/20/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

The landing gear struts proved to be a modest stumbling block, as the printed kit struts were far to long--which I noticed after I had glued them together with wire inserts.  Fortunately, I had copies of those parts, and made cut down new parts from the silver color stock supplied by the kit for fixes and touch ups.  The new struts fit much better and the aircraft sits properly on them.

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, finished, 4/23/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, finished, 4/23/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

Next up is the prop, again a plastic spare, and she will be done.  More pics soon.

Cheers,

Bob

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #26 on: July 27, 2021, 11:52:12 AM »
One would swea that is is a plastic kit , outstanding so far ! :)


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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #27 on: July 27, 2021, 03:20:24 PM »
Excellent work, Bob.  The landing gear looks fantastic.  Good tip.
Those guns are a real pain...a plastic substitute is in order at times!  ::)

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #28 on: July 27, 2021, 11:15:11 PM »
Thanks Alexis, Dan and Rick!  I'll post the final pics soon.  I am very pleased with how this came together, and I finally have a 1/32 (almost!) Hanriot!  I really like the Italian colors.  Now, if Marco could only repaint this into the Belgian schemes . . .   ;D

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Re: Modelik 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian Service
« Reply #29 on: July 28, 2021, 02:22:57 AM »
The 1/33 Hanriot HD-1 in Italian service is complete.  I added a plastic prop appropriately painted to complete this paper model.  This model represents a Macchi license-built HD-1, No. 6234, of the 76th Squadriglia, based at Istrana in December 1917 and piloted by Georgio Michetti.  A lovely aircraft.

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, finished, 4/23/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

. . . and some scenic shots.

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, final, 4/24/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, final, 4/24/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, final, 4/24/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

1/33 paper Hanriot HD-1, final, 4/24/21 by Robert  Hallinger, on Flickr

I enjoyed building this kit, and I hope this build log inspires others to have a go at a paper kit.  They are inexpensive, require minimal tools, and build up into very nice replicas.  There are some free downloads from Matt77 (Marco) under the paper models section of this forum, or you can purchase a booklet kit easily online.  Dan (NinetythirdLiberator) has some helpful YouTube video tutorials to provide guidance and tips.  Give it a try!

Best regards,

Bob