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“In this issue, you will assemble the parts symmetrical to those in previous issue; in other words, the left air brake with its various plates and grilles.”

This issue will be an exact repeat of the previous issue, just with the left side of the model.



Materials: The Lower Left Brake Fin is metal, the other parts are plastic.


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Chest (13)

Stage 1 – Assembly of the Lower Left Flap
Step 1

Fit the Upper Left Flap onto the Lower Left Flap, aligning the eyelets as shown:

Step 2

Along the pre-scored lines, carefully bend the eyelets of the Lower Left Brake Fin to be upright 90°, as shown.

I recommend using a large set of flat tip pliers for this, such as Duck Bill Pliers:

Fit this Brake Fin over the Left Flap assembly, as shown:

Step 3

Fit the tabs of the Rear Left Shoulder Plate over the eyelets of the Flaps, capturing the Brake Fin eyelets in between as shown:

Align all of the eyelet holes and secure these parts together with two (2) SP screw, one on each side:

Step 4

Check the operation of the Flaps and Brake Fin by rotating them into various positions:


We will install these two Rear Brakes to our Iron Man chest in the next issue.

Next Up

Issue 85 – Chest 14

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