[WWI] SPAD 13 Internal fitting
d_fernetti at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 17 15:54:20 EDT 2007
>Rubbish. You may add a few ounces by painting internal fittings but I don't
>think even in WWI they were that pedantic.
Think it from the manufacturer point of view: How much paint per month? How
many man-hours? How much is the cost on the final product?
Remember, in those days evn the radium painted dial needles were
handpainted! (talk about hazardous work)
>Many contemporary pictures of
>other French a/c such as Nieuports and Moranes show internal fittings to be
>a dark colour, either painted, 'japanned' or perhaps anodised.
Stained with dudu.
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