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Step 1. Begin assembly of the HS 129 by attaching the front engines to the hull. The hull has groves to help you place them.

Step 2. Attach the 3cm gun to the underside of the plane.
Step 1. Cut the parts of the flight stand off the plastic sprue using a sharp hobby knife or a pair of hobby cutters.
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The stalk of the flight stand attached to the base

Step 2. Attach the stem to the flight stand base. The hard plastic of the flight stand will bond firmly with plastic cement, but you can also use superglue.

There are two sizes of stem; the standard practice is to use the shorter stem for helicopters and the tall stem for strike aircraft, to bolster the impression that they are flying at a higher altitude. But there's no reason you shouldn't use the tall stem for helicopters if you like how it looks.

Left: The stem attached to the base.

Step 3. Glue the clear cylinder to the bottom of the aircraft in the location shown below his will allow you place the aircraft on the flight stand.
Below: The fully assembled HS 129 mounted on the flight stand.

Last Updated On Friday, July 3, 2020