[WWI] Pastoral: Triplane and tent

Diego Fernetti dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar
Tue Jul 19 11:42:08 EDT 2011

Wonder where those drawings ended by now...
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>A google search revealed that DSA said he had drawings for sale on the 
>Aerodrome in 2004.
> ---- dr-i.417.17 at cox.net wrote:
> =============
> I was playing around with developing a vac-forming machine a while back. 
> This was going to be one of my first projects.
> I never stumbled across any drawings but a tent manufacturer said this is 
> a "pavilion" style tent if that is any help.
> I guessed that the opening or distance between the two main poles was 15 
> meters.  My guess was to have 50 feet to clear any two seater's wingspans.
> MrT
> ---- Douglas Anderson <djandersonza at gmail.com> wrote:
> =============
> Didn't Triplex Publications years ago have drawings of a Geram aircraft
> maintenance tent?
> I have no idae who now has their drawings
> On 19 July 2011 15:29, Diego Fernetti <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar> wrote:
>> **
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/drakegoodman/5938969975/in/photostream
>> Never seen this particular photo before (BTW be sure to check the rest of
>> this photostream) Somewhere out there I read that these were called "13
>> meter tents", that was perhaps it's aperture width? I also recall a link 
>> for
>> a very basic vacuform kit of these tents at a excessive price.
>> I've never seen a 3 view drawing or measurements for the typical airplane
>> tent on German airfields... is there such a reference? I wonder if Cross 
>> and
>> Cockade or Over the Front ever dealt with this ubicuous (love that word!)
>> piece of equipment.
>> D.

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