[WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions

Chris Savaglio csavaglio at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 3 11:23:42 EST 2005


Thanks for all the input, guys.  It really helps instead of guessing.  One 
other thing.  Is any kind of tape used on the fuselage, like on the ribs?

Chris

>From: "Lance Krieg" <lance.krieg at amerus.com>
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions
>Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 08:53:15 -0600
>
>Welcome to the new folks from Iowa.
>
>Mike has pretty well addressed this question and his advice to get the
>Datafile Specials is excellent.
>
>One point Mike made that could be misunderstood: the fabric on the
>fuselages did NOT wrap around the corners and cover more than one
>surface; it was cut at the longerons and the four sides were sewn from
>separate pieces.  Close reading of the Datafiles makes this evident, but
>the illustrations could be misleading.
>
>Perhaps the best discussion of the fabric applications is found in
>World War One Aero, Numbers 102 and 107.
>
>Lance




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