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WWI Instruments
Gauging the flight path
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by: Stephen T. Lawson [ JACKFLASH ]

History
Aircraft instrumentation has grown from the rudimentary compass and clock to clusters of gauges that number in the hundreds within the confines of the typical aircraft cockpit. It is a long way from the earliest days of flight to the present.

Set Contents
It is compromised of thirty-two various type WWI aircraft photoetch instrument gauges with bezels. Each with prepainted faces and details. The one page instructions include identity descriptions to each numbered part. For their locations in each airframe it demands that the modeler have more than a passing experience with the subject.

References
Here is where you the modeler have to educate yourself. Each aircraft has differing layouts if their instrument gauges. Knowing what goes where is easier with the gauges identified by type. I would have to recommend any of the pertenent Windsock Datafiles by Albatros Pub.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Excellent details. Good relief and crisp colour demarcations. Identity descriptions.
Lows: Exact placements in aircraft various types not specified.
Verdict: Good details. Each item average cost is about 4 cents. Well worth the investment.
  DESIGN & DETAILS:94%
  INSTRUCTIONS:90%
  AMOUNT OF PIECES:93%
Percentage Rating
93%
  Scale: 1:48
  Mfg. ID: #49194
  Suggested Retail: $8.87
  Related Link: WWIshop website
  PUBLISHED: Dec 07, 2012
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 90.97%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 88.39%

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About Stephen T. Lawson (JackFlash)
FROM: COLORADO, UNITED STATES

I was building Off topic jet age kits at the age of 7. I remember building my first WWI kit way back in 1964-5 at the age of 8-9. Hundreds of 1/72 scale Revell and Airfix kits later my eyes started to change and I wanted to do more detail. With the advent of DML / Dragon and Eduard I sold off my ...

Copyright 2018 text by Stephen T. Lawson [ JACKFLASH ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of AeroScale. All rights reserved.



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