[WWI] French Strutter
mikemuth at ptd.net
Sun Jan 16 23:03:50 EST 2005
Yeah, that is sort of what I suspected, at least regarding the mottling and
the lower wings anyway.
Thanks Matt and the others who answered.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Bittner" <tbittners at sprintmail.com>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2005 7:19 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] French Strutter
> 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
>> 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
>> of silver and green camo effect. SO, I guess I will go with
>> 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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