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I like the technique for representing a fresh oil leak, but

August 4 2012 at 2:16 PM

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Response to Skyraider Oil Stain Experiment

IMO, freshly draining oil (yes, radials DO leak that much!wink.gif) would not likely run that far aft on the belly, but would find a lateral panel seam and drop to the ground closer to mid chord-ish. After takeoff on a subsequent flight, that oil would become spread over the belly adding to the overall "grunginess" so prevalent there.

Based on personal observations of SPADs in a prior life, I would "grunge up" the belly some more, and add some brown staining to the drop tank from previous shutdowns... (there are many pics online)

Overall a convincing effect and a beautiful model!

After decades of study, it has become obvious that Murphy was an optimist...

 
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