B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

The two decades between the First and Second World Wars saw major advances in all areas of technology. In military and civil aviation, flimsy wood and canvas biplanes and triplanes gave way to sleek all-metal monoplanes. The lumbering "land ships" of WW1 were replaced by maneuverable tanks and armoured cars. In this GB, anything that was developed and operated between 1919 and 1939 (but not WW2) is fair game.
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby cowleyi » Tue Sep 03, 2019 20:58

Good progress. Looks very nice.

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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby F_IV » Tue Sep 03, 2019 22:33

Wow I didn’t even know this kit was out there. The extra work you are doing looks amazing. You’re making me want to get one too!
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby smeg1959 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 0:59

Metro did have one of the shelves, first at the original City site then at Box Hill, but it would appear someone finally bought it.
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby b.l.stryker » Wed Sep 04, 2019 20:09

The aluminum painting is done. Unfortunately, small mistakes are recognizable, but I leave so.
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby b.l.stryker » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:22

After the clearcoat came the decals. Unfortunately, the roundels were a bit brittle. For the side fin, there were none, so this had to be painted itself. The films for the windows were fixed with seconds adhesive. Now comes the most complicated. The engine nacelles with the carrier and chassis have to fit together.
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby smeg1959 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:49

As with all of your builds, looking great. Very envious! :mrgreen:
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby ajmm » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:35

Very nice.
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Re: B. L. Strykers Fokker F. VII

Postby F_IV » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:32

Looks lovely. Amazing progress too!
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