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Pilot Projects – February 2022

HU-16 ALBATROSS Linda Welch, Vacaville, California Modeled after the full-size Hu-16 at McClellan Air Museum in Sacramento, this 85-inch electric version weighs 12 pounds ready to fly. Linda strip-planked its nacelles, nose hatch, and pontoons and covered the model with fiberglass and Solartex. The model is equipped with landing, nav, strobe, and anti-collision lights and flies very well. After building the H-16, Linda masked it off for her husband Monty to add HobbyPoxy paint. Callie...


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