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Year 10 Airplane Project

In May, two Year 10 DT: Resistant Materials groups completed a mini-project to make a Spitfire or single-engine model aircraft.

The pupils used a range of materials, tools and processes to make the plane. As usual, Spitfires were very popular but some other interesting planes were made, such as a Boulton Paul Defiant night fighter and a Grob RAF trainer plane.

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Useful Techniques

All the pupils really enjoyed the project and learnt about wood joints, screw thread cutting, adhesives and basic finishing, amongst other techniques.

What a fitting way to remember the heroes from ‘The Battle of Britain’ from World War 2.

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The DT Department also posts photos of projects on Instagram. If you have an account, look up trinity_dt