I printed 6 off spiders to hold these in the ABS engines :
And here is one mounted in the engine. A bit of glue, then they're all done :
I bought a small sport model from Silencemodel in France, called the CeePee. A smart little thing, and a complete CNCkit with hardware too:
Finished and ready for servos. Removable wings and tailplane (all-flying tail), should weigh about 220g AUW :
Some mods to the C17. I've decided to delete the top surface spoilers, due to the complexity and doubts about their stiffness at this scale. I filled the pockets with soft half-inch sheet, carved them flat, and wiped over with some lightweight filler. Just a little bit of glass over that, and the it's time to continue with the flap canoes:
A bit of a mix, but the C17 is now firmly back on the bench.