Re: Interesting Fok DVII Color Scheme

Jess Stuart (
Fri, 27 Oct 1995 10:24:55 -0700 (PDT)

> > The forward strut position probably has something to do with the
> >plywood-covered fuselage. The less holes the plywood has the stronger it
> >is, plus it is easier to mass produce.
> >
> Ah, but the strut attaches in the area covered by _metal_ engine
> panels and _those_ couldn't be made outa plywood - the heat build

Thats my point. With the strut attached normally, the ply-wood would
need a hole cut it it. Why take the time to cut a hole in ply-wood when metal
is easier to cut.

  Jess Stuart			"I am Pentium of Borg.  Accuracy is irrelevant				   Prepare to be estimated!"