[WWI] Another F2b question, barely OT
arglim at msn.com
Mon Jul 9 19:13:05 EDT 2007
By the way, feliz dia de la independencia a la Argentina...........still working on some Phonix D models.
Snow in Buenos Aires? If it snowed right now in Modesto, you could truly say hell has frozen over!!!!!
> From: d_fernetti at hotmail.com> To: wwi at wwi-models.org> Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 22:44:47 +0000> Subject: Re: [WWI] Another F2b question, barely OT> > Paul!> >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 > primer-thru-fabric interior.> > >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 > >shape?> > 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 > >post-war.> > I'll send some images offlist tomorrow> D.> > _________________________________________________________________> Express yourself instantly with MSN Messenger! Download today it's FREE! > http://messenger.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200471ave/direct/01/>
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