Author Topic: Albatros D Production  (Read 912 times)

Offline James

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Albatros D Production
« on: April 13, 2017, 05:05:20 AM »
This was posted on another forum, and it is simply incredible. I had NEVER seen any World War I aircraft being produced before this and my jaw dropped when I saw this. Hope y'all like it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZquMUQktXJI

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Offline Juan

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 05:46:09 AM »
Thanks for posting, nice building process.

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 11:17:21 AM »
     I believe I've seen some of the latter footage here before but the first 5 minutes was new to me, fascinating! Thanks for posting it.
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Lance

Offline macsporran

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2017, 05:51:56 PM »
Terrific find, James. Thanks for posting.

Especially noteworthy for me is the high gloss sheen on the fuselages as they are manoeuvred out for wing mounting. Presumably newly applied varnish over several coats.
I would never have dared to finish a factory fresh model as shiny as that! Emphasises how much real-life weathering affected these kites.
S

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2018, 02:58:25 AM »
Great find, I'd never seen it, very interesting how the wings were first rigged on their sides and away from the fuselage and the the top was fitted first.
Kev

Offline Rob_Owens

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2018, 02:08:27 PM »
and the ladies wielding their trusty Niethammern (Jasta 13 Ltn Werner Niethammer) to cover the wings. . .

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Re: Albatros D Production
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2018, 08:06:41 AM »
Very interesting, thank you for sharing.
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Giuseppe