[WWI] Soviet Strutter
mkendix at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 13 08:37:17 EST 2005
Yes, there were British Strutters but many of these are portrayed as PC-10
over CDL in the profiles. This is in CDL and it appears a lot of French
built Strutters that were previously thought to be all-over CDL might well
have been silver doped.
Thanks though and thanks to Steve for your views,
>From: "Mikko Saarela" <saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi>
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>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] Soviet Strutter
>Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 10:50:36 +0200
>There was also some British made 1½ Strutters in Russia. Is that 1930 the
>year? Would the plane still have had the orinal colour then? Even in the
>Soviet Union? ( It might of course. Here's an old Soviet joke: A man comes
>back from Siberia after 60 years. His son is immediately delighted to see
>him. "My son, how did you recognise me after all these year?" " By your
>overcoat, of course, father!")
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Kendix" <mkendix at hotmail.com>
>To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2005 2:27 AM
>Subject: [WWI] Soviet Strutter
>>I have begun Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter #5 and this time I thought I'd try the
>>Toko trainer kit and do the Orenburg Soviet 1930 trainer. The kit says
>>CDL but as we know, there is some evidence that some (Maybe all?) of the
>>French Strutters were silver doped.
>>Any views on whether this one should be silver doped. What if it was
>>silver doped then they painted it CDL? Would they do that? Why? They
>>used silver doped WWI left-overs like Niueports.
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