[WWI] French Strutter

Matt Bittner tbittners at sprintmail.com
Sun Jan 16 19:19:12 EST 2005


On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 15:29:12 -0500, Mike Muth wrote:

>     Is there a question on whether they were all aluminum? The one I am 
> doing was interned by the Dutch. The top of the fuselage seems to be factory 
> painted...probably a dark green. The top of the upper wing can't be made 
> out, The under wing is invisible. The fuselage sides have a squiggly 
> mottling similar to Luftwaffe stuff. The bottom right wing has a weird kind 
> of silver and green camo effect. SO, I guess I will go with silver/aluminum 
> and green.

The thinking with this Dutch one is that it was actually painted
- probably in the field - by the Dutch.  I would paint it how the
profiles show it, but use aluminum instead of CDL.

However, as Dennis Miller says:  "That's just my opinion, and I
could be wrong." :-)


Matt Bittner




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