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Advanced Covering Techniques with Solite
Great Ezone howto showing how to make patterns and designs and apply them to your model. Covering with lightweight Mylar
Five-micrometer Mylar film is the best covering for many RC micro aircraft. Here’s how to apply it to a balsa frame airplane. (Courtesy of the Wayback Machine)
Covering and Painting Weights
A table and calculator for finding covering weights per area.
E Zone: Covering foam with Silkspan or fiberglass, and Minwax Polycrylic
Minwax Polycrylic may be a safer, viable substitute for epoxy resin when fiberglassing raw polystyrene foam.
RC Groups - Doculam Discoveries!
Document laminating film makes a hard, strong covering material.
RCU Magazine How-To - How to Covering
Some pretty good instructions here.
Applying Trim Designs with Heat Shrink Plastic Film
Applying trim designs to heat shrink plastic film covering on RC airplanes.
Detailed procedure for a perfect covering on wings with heatshrink film.
Flite Metal..."For The Look Of The Real Thing"
A very realistic metal-look for your next scale model.
pro-mark graphics
Pro-mark supplies lots of top-end modelers with graphics.
Covering with japanese tissue
How to work with japanese tissue to get a wrinkle-free covering.
Model Research Labs
Good info on covering with mylar and polyspan, plus some other building tips
Covering Weights (Sorted by Weight)
Easy comparison of covering material weights.
How to apply cut vinyl graphics to your model
An article covering some of the basic techniques in preparation and application of vinyl graphics to your model airplane or boat.
Monokote instructions
Good instructions for covering with Monokote
Covering Foam with Paper - Foamflyer
Paper covering can add a lot of rigidity and strength to models.
How to Silk a Model Aircraft Wing
Silk is an unusual covering, but can make for a spectacular model. Learn how to cover with silk and silk dyeing.
Airfield Models - Model Aircraft Covering and Finishing Materials
Covering and finishing materials for model airplanes.
Covering Models with Tissue and Mylar
Interesting technique: covering with tissue over mylar.