[WWI] Albatross D-fighter series cockpit ?

Eric Gallaud wwi@wwi-models.org
Sat Dec 6 04:14:00 2003


Hi John,

You can check this site, I think it will be hard to find a better site 
for what you need
http://mwmiller.net/
HTH

Eric

Matthew John GREER a écrit:

> Hi All:
>  
>    Let me first say I hope every one had a good turkey day "state 
> side" and I would like to wish every one a Merry Christmas and a Happy 
> New Year. Now that's out of the way.  I am wondering if the Albatross 
> D series of fighters had a cockpit floor or was it open all the way to 
> the bottom of the fusalage?  I am working on the Roden DV kit and the 
> seat post seems a little high to me "almost looks like a bar stool". 
> Since I am just starting in this "WWI modeling" and as I don't yet 
> have many of the Albatross publicatons I don't know what most of the 
> interrior layouts were for the cockpits. The only reference on the 
> Albatross D series I have that shows any kind of cockpit layout is the 
> Squadron Signal in action book. In there they show a drawing of a 
> cockpit layout from the pilots perspective and they have something 
> labled as a floor, I was discussing the Roden kit with a friend and 
> telling him about the lack of a floor among the other details and he 
> commented that he thought that the Albatross fighters  didn't have 
> flooring in them.  While I'm on the topic, were there any fighters/two 
> seaters that did or didnot "depending on which was the norm" have 
> flooring in the cockpit?
>  
> Many thanks inadvance:
>  
> Matthew Greer