Re: BE2e

Matt Bittner (
Fri, 20 Oct 1995 07:24:12 -0500

On 18 Oct 95 at 21:24, Mark K. Nelson typed diligently:

> >Although I don't have the Datafile here: this sounds like one of the
> >"night fighting" machines. During Zeppelin and Gotha raids, there
> >were a few planes "converted" for the night fighting role. One of
> >these "conversions" included painting over the "white" (and maybe one
> >of the other colors?) of the roundel and fin flash with either black,
> >or PC-10, to tone down the colors, and make it "harder" to see than a
> >"standard" machine.
> Actually the white and red parts of all markings and the blue of the wing
> roundels on the cover look normal. It is merely the blue on the tail flash
> and the fuselage side that 'appear' to have been printed as purest black.

I *knew* I shouldn't have said anything until I saw the Datafile.
When I did pull it out, I gave a Homer Doh! and thought gads, how
could I be so stupid? It appears to me just to be a printing error.
Nothing more. My apologies.


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