[WWI] Fokker Steel Tube Colors?

Tom Mason tom.mason at charter.net
Sun Apr 1 01:19:30 EDT 2007


One of the Fokker D. VII's in a museum, don't remember which museum, an 
original not a repro in color photos  showing tubular framing looks  like 
RLM 02.

T.O.M.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Savaglio" <csavaglio at hotmail.com>
To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2007 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Fokker Steel Tube Colors?


> Common thinking is as Dave said, a greyish green that RLM02 is supposed to 
> be based on.
>
> Chris
>
>
>>From: dave fleming <dave.fleming at dial.pipex.com>
>>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 Steel Tube Colors?
>>Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 20:41:33 +0100
>>
>>Quoting Tom Ruprecht <ruprecht at charter.net>:
>>
>> > Probably a dumb question, but if so, will be answered quickly and
>>multiply:
>> >
>> > What color(s) did Fokker paint the steel tube fuselage framework,
>> > visible in the engine and cockpit areas?  I have Anthologies 1-3, and
>> > it is escaping me.  Should be in there somewhere :-\  I'm thinking of
>> > D. VIIs to extrapolate to my V-23.
>> >
>>
>>A pale greyish green IIRC (Cue RLM02 theories!)
>
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