[WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions
csavaglio at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 3 00:00:49 EST 2005
Awesome. Thank you Mike. That helped out a ton.
>From: "Mike Muth" <mikemuth at ptd.net>
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions
>Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2005 23:26:58 -0500
> Lucky for you I just re-organized by source material and it was no
>problem finding the 3 Fokker D-VII Datafiles. If you aren't familiar with
>these, they are put out by Albatros Publications and are a great help.
>Anyway, here's what they say:
> Fokker-built fuselage : Not length wise but wrapped around the fuselage
>with the pattern going toward the top of the fuselage. Imagine an arrow
>with the point facing up. This is true on both sides. on both the mid and
>late Fokkers. For the early ones, imagine the arrow pointing up on the
>starboard and down on the port.
> OAW built fuselage: 4 color lozenge was lined up by having the middle
>of the bolt aligned with the fuselage center line. Again, it looks like the
>early fokker built. Arrow pointed up on starboard,across toward port on the
>top and down on the port side. God only knows what it was like underneath!
> OAW Wings: Well, a simple answer is the ailerons were done differently
>(Spanwise) frorm the rest of the wings. which were done usually
>chordwise.If you have access to Datafile Special #2, it lays it all out for
>you. Contact me off list if you need more info.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Savaglio" <csavaglio at hotmail.com>
>To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Sent: Sunday, January 02, 2005 9:21 PM
>Subject: [WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions
>>Alright, I know this may sound like a newbie question, but which ways were
>>the lozenge fabrics aplied to the Fokker DVII's? I'm assuming it was
>>applied cord-wise on the wings and lengthwise on the fuselage, but I
>>wanted to make sure. If it matters, I'm doing a pair of Roden 1/48
>>Fokkers, one Fokker built and the other by OAW.
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