Re: Eduard 1/72 Fokker D.VIII

Don Rinker (
Wed, 3 Jan 96 20:38 EST

>> structure also changed internally. On the forward edge of the wing at the
>> end of each constant chord section should appear the usuual Fokker
>> "stacking pad"
> What is a "stacking pad"?

Stacking pads are small metal "bumps" about 35mm in diameter that were
attached to many Fokker designed aircraft. They are put on the leading edge
of the wing to prevent scuffing the leading edge during assembly or
transport. Most German A/c traveled by car trailer and rail
quite often so diasassembly was a regular thing.

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