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Make Three-Panel Windshields – A great way to dress up your open cockpit airplane

For classic open cockpit airplanes, there’s no getting around the need for windshields. Aircraft like the Waco and Stearman biplanes would just look wrong if we did include those simple panes of glass in front of our scale pilot’s nose. Those three-panel windshields sticking up into the airstream are prone to wear and tear as well as a good bit of hangar rash. Sooner or later, they’ll crack, break or just get so scratched up...

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Make Three-Panel Windshields – A great way to dress up your open cockpit airplane

Article in February 2022 Issue

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