Fokker E.V/ D.VIII

Today I started the cockpit as the Dragon one is far too simplified. Using 0.50mm Evergreen styrene rod I’ve begun the construction of the fuselage framing which will be verrrry delicate, I’ll have to strengthen the joints with superglue otherwise this will be ‘fun’ to handle during painting.The plan is to use Aviattic lozenge decalsContinue reading “Fokker E.V/ D.VIII”

Dragon Fokker E.V./D.VIII

Having looked at my references I’ve completely erased any detail that was on the fuselage interior and will scratchbuild the framing instead. The side walls where the forward fuselage part sits on had the solid lump of plastic removed as this would have been visible through the cockpit opening. All I have to do nowContinue reading “Dragon Fokker E.V./D.VIII”

Dragon Fokker E.V/D.VIII continued

I still have’nt stuck any parts together as I wanted to get the struts right as if I could’nt then it would be another project shelved, luckily I managed to get them looking much better. I was going to use aerofoil section styrene strip but after looking at the results from my first attempt itContinue reading “Dragon Fokker E.V/D.VIII continued”

Dragon Fokker E.V/D.VIII

With the Leopard built I want to have (yet) another go at finishing a model aircraft as previous attempts have ended up as failures for one reason or another (Airfix C-47, Eduard Albatros DIII, Hasegawa Mustang blah blah blah the list is long).I’ve always had an interest in WW1 aircraft ever since my parents boughtContinue reading “Dragon Fokker E.V/D.VIII”

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