Sunday, July 31, 2016

Hansa-Brandenburg W.12 Early | Wingnut Wings 1/32 | Part Five

View of upper wing. I tried to "bleach" the fabric not too uniformily.
Also note the contrast of the painted rear upper fuselage and
tail plane surfaces to the fabric wings.

Detail view of the cockpit and the observer´s station.

The streaking on the fuselage was done by airbrush using
Tamiya acrylics (redbrown and NATO black). It was partially removed
and re-applied according my "life-stage-weathering".

Details of the engine cowlings and lower wing.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hansa-Brandenburg W.12 Early | Wingnut Wings 1/32 | Part Four

Slowly all sub-assemblies come togehter. Nothing finished yet but one can get an idea how the finished replica will look.

Overall view showing the dry-fitting of the struts.

Fuselage markings are from Pheon Decals.
Highly recommended!

The Naval lozenge fabric is from Aviattic. It was chemically
weahtered with solvents to achieve a UV bleached effect.
Wing rib structure was done with 0.7 mm tape and
"smoke" from ZERO PAINTS.

Fuselage spine with painted naval lozenge from Aviattic.
It was treated differently from the printed fabric.

The floats were treated in a water basin which contained a dirty salt water.
The procedure took about 2 weeks to create the stains.

The Spandau MG 08/15 are a combination of WNW and
brass parts from Master Model (Poland).