[WWI] Airco DH2 Build

ernest thomas reason108 at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 30 09:57:09 EDT 2007

>From: "Stephen Auslender" <auslend at snet.net>
>>Ah, thank you.
>CDL stands for Clear Doped Linen.
>So, now my next questions.
>1) Although the linen is doped, does the color change in time due to
>a) the bleaching effect of exposure to the sun?
>b) the effect of the burnt castor oils being sprayed all over the plane 
>from the rotaty engines. Yes this may not be relevant if the engine was a 
>2) Was there a significant noticable variation in the color of the original 
>linen as it came from variouis factories during the war?

(ok, i'm really just speculating on the color variations from different 
factories question)

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