[WWI] SPAD 13 Internal fitting

sperry sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Apr 18 07:59:32 EDT 2007


> >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.
> D.

Our Albert Whitted Plant, (named after a WWI aviator), has records going
back to 1915. No sign of any shipments to France in the records.

....Although with all the castor oil in the air some cockpit fittings may
have acquired a brownish stain....

sp



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