- What do they actually look like?
- What can I make them from?
- How can I mount them?
- How do I represent Taxiways and standings
- Environmental setting
I have scoured the internet for information relating to HAS (also known as TAB-VEE or PAS) and the design I wanted to represent was the US/UK 3rd generation types introduced in the early 1980's. They supplemented rather than replaced the indigenous
My choice of the 3rd generation type was due to their wide distribution across
|Unibond 'No More Nails' glue tube|
I then offered the resultant semi circle up to some thin polystyrene (a frozen Pizza packaging base) and pushed to give an indentation. Once cut out I used my favoured 'No More Nails' glue to fix this together. As I was making a prototype I only advanced with one shelter to iron out the problems.
|The Shelter 'closed'|
|Shelter with Lego Doors (red) and exhaust Port (blue)|
My initial goal was then to take the Lego items to create moulds for use with either plaster of paris or Resin. Having never done this sort of thing before I was in full on experimental mode.