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Dioramas with flying airplanes suggestions

I once saw a diorama with airplane models balanced on clear plastic glasses. The only other alternative I can think of is suspending the airplanes from the ceiling with screw eyes and clear fishing line. I've seen some nice clear plastic display stands for airplanes; I just don't know what kind of material to buy/cut into the desired shape. I would like to display a C-47 towing a Waco glider for a diorama..suggestions are appreciated.

THX,

Bob

Re: Dioramas with flying airplanes suggestions

Hello, Bob, dioramas aren't my thing. For wargaming WW2, the issue is to be able to move the plane, so I put up with a stand that is not "invisible".

http://www.tigerterrain.com/1100-ww2-planes.html

Scroll down to the Spitfire: I've scratchbuilt this type of thing using coathanger wire, painted green. Having a sturdy base that *won't* easily allow the plane to tip - disaster- is important. I use terrained hard wood.
Some people need their planes to dive or climb and use telescoping aerial. See:
https://s43.photobucket.com/user/Top_Gun_Ace/Topgun%2520Marketing%2520Flight%2520Stands/story

These are very visible, of course.

Now your problem is different. Invisibility is the key. If your diorama has a roof, it would be easy to suspend the model using fishing line. Otherwise, a solution, not unlike mine (above) using clear perspex rods is about the only answer.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Display-stand-for-LEGO-Star-Wars-X-Wing-Starfighter-75218-/143310230281

You can buy them ready made (search using google for something in your area) or buy the rods & scratch build.

Yeah, you can see them but really, the viewer will discount this as he/she looks at your great models in their diorama.