[WWI] Fokker Lozenge questions
csavaglio at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 3 12:09:35 EST 2005
Cool, I appreciate it. The aircraft I'm going to do now is an OAW aircraft,
the lilac/ lozenge plane of Ltn. Stark. About half the fuselage is left
lozenged, so I was in need of this info. Rarely does anyone think about it
since, like you said, most of the planes had their fuselages overpainted.
>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 10:54:26 -0600
>Chris follows up:
>"Is any kind of tape used on the fuselage, like on the ribs?"
>Interesting question, and I think the answer is "yes", at least most of
>the time. The longerons were reinforced with lozenge tapes on the OAW
>and Albatros-built examples that have survived, and this is visible in
>period photos as well, sometimes.
>Of course, with the fuselages so often overpainted at the Jastas, this
>detail is easy to overlook and difficult to confirm.
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