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Old 20 July 2006, 09:01 PM   #1
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Best documentation for Albatross D III

Hey, fellas. I recently bought the plans from MAN for the 1/3 scale D III, and was wondering what you consider to be the best sources of documentation for this plane. I want to build her with all the WOW factor she deserves.
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Old 22 July 2006, 04:00 PM   #2
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Hi warbirdmustang,
Welcome to the forum! The best collection for documentation is probably in the books produced by Albatros Productions. They are the ones who print the Windsock International magazines and Windsock Datafiles, Datafile Specials and the special Anthologies. They have a nice bit of stuff on the Albatros D.III that should answer any questions you have about superdetailing that model.
Byrd Aviation Books carries all of their specials--give them a call, I've always been satisfied with their service.
Please show us some pics of your project when you've got it framed up!
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http://www.byrdaviationbooks.com/seriesWindspecial.htm
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Old 22 July 2006, 07:28 PM   #3
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Alb.DIII Doc.

Warbirdmustang, Check out this restoration, Albatros DIII Oeffag on the Memorial flight web site.http://memorial.flight.free.fr/indexuk.html

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Old 23 July 2006, 04:02 AM   #4
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The plans are drawn from the DIII 5 view in the data files Albatross fighters special. There is one easily corrected problem with the plans. The trailing edge of the elevator is to flat. reference the 5 view. I corrected mine but I guess I never updated the plans. Other than that, the plane has got amazing outline scores. Hope that helps!
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Old 25 July 2006, 10:05 AM   #5
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Thanks for all the replys fellas! This should be an awesome project as soon as I have time to get started on her.
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