Found a great Model Aircraft covering article in AMA’s model aviation magazine that may give the old school balsa builder some pointers.
This should get you directly to the article. Content & photo from the AMA.
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Film Covering is still my favorite way to finish an RC plane. learning the craft is the quickest, lightest and most durable method I have seen. Some of my handy work from back in the day:
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