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This page has all the Assembly manuals and the main Orbiter files you will need to build the AXM Shuttle in 1:144 Scale.


AXM Assembly Manuals

Orbiter Assembly manual.pdf

1.79 mb

Orbiter Open Payload bay Assembly manual.pdf

969 kb

ET/SRB Assembly manual.pdf

1.05 mb

Columbia- "SILTS" tailpod Assembly manual.pdf

355 kb

Wing modification manual.pdf

256 kb

Shuttle General Files

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General Parts.pdf (3.83 mb)


Wing Support.pdf (719 kb)


Belly for Open payload bay model: stsbelly1.pdf (1.28 mb)

Belly for Shuttle Stack model: stsbelly2.pdf (1.54 mb)


Shuttle Stack attachment parts: stackattachments.pdf (774 kb)


Files to complete the orbiter, including nose, cabin, wings and tail are located on "Download Pages 1 to 5". These files vary depending on which Shuttle mission you select.

Files for the External Tank and Solid Rocket Boosters are also placed on "Download Pages 1 to 5" and vary depending on which Shuttle mission you select as well.


What Cardstock to use

For 1:144 scale models, for best results use cardstock 90 lb (165 g/m2) or thinner.

For 1:100 scale models, use thicker cardstock as 110 lb.

*Some 1:100 files include extra parts to make the model thicker in case you are using a thinner cardstock.



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