Dewoitine D.520 question

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  1. al49

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    Hi,
    I started very recently to build a model of the D.520 and I will start a thread in the relevant session as soon as I have some picture done, but I have some problems in understanding how the cockpit was arranged.
    So I tried to purchase a copy of this magazine

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    but I was unable to find one so far.
    Does anybody have one copy and can help me with pages concerning the cockpit?

    Many thanks in advance
    Alberto
     
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  3. al49

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    Very good pictures, many thanks.
    Alberto
     
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    I don't have the magazine but this, from Docavia's book on the D.520, might help

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    View attachment D.520 internal.pdf
     
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    A picture source ... the net.

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    Once again Wurger provides so much information that Gary is now building this cockpit as well!
     
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    Thats what I said Jim and were was he when I was building mine :dontknow: :)
     
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    The horror!
     
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    Many thanks to all but specially to Wurger for the amount of information!
    In your opinion, was the cockpit floor only partially existing?
    I got two resin parts, one out of the box and the other from the Contact Resine kit.
    I did a scan of the two parts.

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    The first is from Azur, the second is CR.
    Which one is correct in your opinion?

    Again, many thanks
    Alberto
     
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    I think the one of the CR is the proper one. However it needs to be a little bit corrected because the D.520 cockpit floor wasn't it in the literal sense. It was a kind of structure integrated with the inner parts of the fuselage frame.

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    Fine, that's the confirmation I needed!
    That's also mean that I will have to take care a little bit of fuselage sides, behind the "floor", in case it will be somehow visible.
    Alberto
     
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    #17 Wurger, Oct 25, 2013
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    And this is nice....

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    Damn! That looks real!
     
  20. al49

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    This picture is the best answer I could have wished to receive to my question on cockpit floor, many, many thanks.:D:D:D
    Alberto
     
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