[WWI] Cowlings of Bentley-Engined Camels
Thu Dec 4 10:10:01 2003
The Davis book has a drawing and several photographs.
Thomas Solinski wrote:
> David, I asked a very similar question just after the kit came out, and
> as an engineer I find it hard to believe that there are virtually no
> drawings of the Bently cowling. I have a set of camel rigging drawings
> and they only show the Clerget version.
> Some one pointed me to the 2F1 naval camel hanging in a muse in the web
> page ref pictures and it clearly shows the added fairing between the
> guns and the front curve of the cowling. Other than those pictures I
> haven't found much clear data either
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> Subject: [WWI] Cowlings of Bentley-Engined Camels
> In one of the reviews of the new Eduard kit it was stated that
> the engine cowling of the F.1 Camel with the Bentley engine was
> different than that of the Clerget-powered aircraft. I have scoured
> the Datafile and "King of Combat" but can find no conclusive proof
> that there were differences. Can anyone help?