Okie I have acquired this model thanks to UFAG. Great looking Roland in 1:72. Now does anyone have the correct color scheme for this aircraft. It says on the box von Schleich's so I am hoping to get the correct scheme!! Can anyone help?
The Windsock Datafile #49 on the LFG Roland C.II has 3 photos of this machine. I believe it was an early production model left in the factory finish of overall pale blue/grey with the addition of a pair of eyes and a thin mouth painted on the nose. This looks like it may have been a unit marking (or just commonly liked) as it appears on several other Walfisch in the book. No serial #s were in evidence.
p.s. I picked up the Aviatik from UFAG and am just waiting to be able to afford the Datafile on it before I jump in.
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In our forth coming book, "Schlachtflieger!" by Rick Duiven and I, this machine is illustrated in a very pale blue with iron crosses on white crossfields. A black circle for the eye and a black mouth are painted on the nose. I believe these were Schusta 28b markings.