[WWI] Hansa

Brad & Merville bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca
Fri Aug 20 10:50:33 EDT 2004


No HB W's in Rimell's survivor book.  Only a D.I.  I guess the W.33 is
post-war.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Diego Ferneti" <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 8:52 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Hansa


> Neil, Dave
> > Not sure about Hansas, but all British aircraft from the early/mid 20s
had
> red
> > oxide primer on their fabric surfaces - for the same reason as PC-12
awas
> > found to be the best preserving dope.
>
> Looking more attentively to the pictures I'm more than convinced that this
> interior finish is not the original colour, but a paint coat applied later
> during the restoration. My guess is that originally the interior of these
> aircraft were done with varnish or in a light colour enamel. Perhaps
someoen
> who can check the Rimell book on WW1 survivors or mayeb Knut, may know
> better about the standards od the restoration
> D.
>
>




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