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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Sctachbuilt 1/72nd Horatio Philips multi-plane -1904

(From the archives, a 2006 build)

  Well, you can see it by yourself. Reality can by stranger than imagination. The pioneering work of British Horatio Philips left many contributions to science and a great deal of machines that, after a convoluted and complex path, ended up influencing contemporary art. Among those -reputedly- flying machines, the multiplane (20-plane, to
 Besides styrene, a few metal pieces were used in construction. Paint is mostly acrylic with a few enamel touches. Notice that the original surfaces were not canvas, but covered with calico paper, thus supposedly being darker and in a different hue than your usual natural, doped linen plane.
I could find just one image of the plane, which differed from the plan I got, so I went along with the photo.

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