RE: Eduard 1/72 Fokker D.VIII

Matt Bittner (
Wed, 3 Jan 1996 08:23:30 -0500

On 3 Jan 96 at 11:04, typed diligently:

> You'll want the interior fabric to look like a faded (paler) loz. In 1:72
> you can probably get away with brushing a patchy approximation into the
> teensy area that you'll be able to see. The seat would probably be linen
> colour (a cover usually fitted to aluminium and ply seats as far as I
> know), and the framework is a very dark tone in photos, so probably
> black(?)

According to the original D.VIII seat in Italy, the seat should be
fabric covered, as well. If I were you, I would use decals on the
interior. Just reverse the pattern, and dull them with a dry brush
of light grey, and there you go. However, it's all a matter of
semantics. ;-)


Matthew Bittner WW1 Modeler, ecto subscriber, semi-new dad, PowerBuilder developer; Omaha, Nebraska
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