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Stephen W Towle
Youtube has another neat film short done in Germany during the Great War. Showing some very involved manufacture of Albatros aircraft…from wood stock selection to final finish.
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David Mills said on January 4, 2019
Fantastic Stephen – great find!
The attachment of the wings – showing the whole upperwing – so light – resting only on the cabane struts was quite something!
gary sausmikat said on January 4, 2019
Stephen, thank you for sharing that. Working in manufacturing/aircraft industry, I find that stuff very interesting. I’ve always been curious how those people withstood the fumes of the paints/dopes used without protection. As David mentioned, I too found the wing assembly sequence quite interesting, specifically the top wing being assembled first. Again, thanks!
Gary Wiley said on January 4, 2019
Thanks Stephen. The hand-craftsmanship is simply amazing. Thanks for sharing this.
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