Hartman #4 the HL-1 in 1/48th

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  1. hawkeye2an

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    This is number 4 in the series of local aviator Art Hartman's aircraft. Art set up to manufacture this biplane that was very similar to a Waco 9. He only produced three before the depression shut him down.

    Pic 1 - Photo of the Airplane

    Pic 2 - Wings come from a Stearman kit (Lindberg), fuselage comes from a SMER DH 82 Tigermoth. The fuselage will need spacers added laterally as the Hartman was a little wider airframe.

    Pic 3 - Trimming the wingtips for the straight look.
     

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    I really enjoy your builds, and looking forward to this one.
     
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    Another interesting one on the way !
     
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    Another beauty taking shape!:D
     
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    Added card to the areas that need to be built up.
     

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    Great work Andy!
     
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    Can't wait to see this one finished! :thumbright:
     
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    Looking very good.
     
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    I got to give it to you Andy, you pick the hard ones and make it look like kids play.
     
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    Yup! Sooo not fair! :(

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    Interior all scraped out and floorboards added.

    Pilot's opening reshaped to round.
     

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    #17 hawkeye2an, Aug 5, 2010
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    Working on the HL-1 while the dirigible glue dries.

    The Tiger moth fuselage has the basic shape I needed but it is quite a bit too thin at the front so spacers have to be added at all points. I use a divider to measure the width I need and then transfer it to the sheet styrene. Next up: adding firewall.
     

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    Nicely done Andy.:D
     
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