Author Topic: COMPLETED - 'Skeletal' Fokker D.VII  (Read 14708 times)

Offline Mike 'Sandbagger' Norris

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #45 on: April 22, 2019, 10:49:00 PM »
Hi all,
Leads fitted from the magneto starter behind the instrument panel to both engine driven magnetos,

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #46 on: April 22, 2019, 11:14:26 PM »
At his rate of detail, this plane will fly Mike.  Outstanding    8)

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #47 on: April 23, 2019, 03:57:14 AM »
Hi all,
'Spark Advance' control (Ignition Timing) fitted from cockpit lever to engine magnetos linkage rod.
Made from 0.3 mm brass tube, 0.1 mm Nickel-Silver rod and scratch link.

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #48 on: April 23, 2019, 04:25:30 AM »
Pure modeling magic, Mike!  You're a wizard!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #49 on: April 24, 2019, 03:10:08 AM »
Hi all,
Throttle control run added from pilot's throttle lever to the linkage on the dual carburettors.
Scratch made from 0.1 mm Nickel-Silver rod and 0.3 mm brass tube with the pivot lever created from 'spare' photo-etch,

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #50 on: April 24, 2019, 05:33:27 AM »
Hi all,
Control cable for the hand operated throttle added.
Lead wire 0.2 mm diameter, from hand throttle on the control column, down and under the floor, up side frames and across the throttle quadrant.
Then down the other side, under the floor and back up to the hand throttle.

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #51 on: April 25, 2019, 03:59:27 AM »
Hi all,
Generator lead and seat connector fitted.
Generators were not standard fit, but were installed to some aircraft to power heated flying suits later in WW1 and if carried, wireless transmitters.
Made from 0.4 mm diameter Nickel-Silver micro-tube and 0.148 mm diameter match line.


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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #52 on: April 25, 2019, 06:23:22 AM »
Spectacular show. Top class!
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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #53 on: April 26, 2019, 09:38:30 AM »
Love it !




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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #54 on: April 26, 2019, 10:44:05 AM »
Wow!!! Taking it to the limit in amazing detail.

Very cool.

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #55 on: April 26, 2019, 03:00:35 PM »
Wow all these wires, tubes, cables. Very interesting. This will be a masterpiece out of your hands.
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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #56 on: April 26, 2019, 06:00:31 PM »
Really great! I like all the tubing.
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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #57 on: April 26, 2019, 11:12:32 PM »
Hi all,
Radiator with photo-etch front and rear cooling core and scratch made pilot operated flap (to control engine cooling),

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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #58 on: April 26, 2019, 11:44:00 PM »
Continuing to be simply outstanding detailing!
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Re: Fokker pair 2
« Reply #59 on: April 27, 2019, 10:56:27 PM »
Hi all,
Radiator flap control now fitted.
Made from micro-tube (0.4 mm and 0.1 mm diameter), photo-etch pulley and 0.125 mm copper wire for the loop handle,

Mike





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