[WWI] Another F2b question, barely OT
d_fernetti at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 9 18:44:47 EDT 2007
>1). Since this will be a wartime airframe later painted silver, does anyone
>have an informed opinion as to whether the fabric would be simply
>overpainted, so I can leave the inside CDL, or would it have been
>recovered, using salmon pink/red primer?
If a complete refurbish/update of the machine was performed, chances are
that the fuselage was recovered in new fabric. I'd go with the
>2). The pilot had a metal seat, square in plan view, and I assume much like
>any other '20s and '30s fighter seat. Does anyone have any other idea as to
I'd use a aluminium bucket pattern, just like those in the contemporary
designs. Those were usually squarish in plan view, as you mention.
>If anyone can help, better take it offlist as these mods are definately
I'll send some images offlist tomorrow
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