Researching the Lufthansa Blue from 1967 Not as easy as it may seem – finding the correct color is a trial an error task. Unfortunately, Lufthansa keeps their color codes like a “Staatsgeheimnis” even after over 50 years. They do not even answer any requests regarding this project. Preserving the legacy and history has become […]

Paint removal and polishing – first cut Paint removal is well underway and polishing work made some good progress. Heavy corrosion (pitting corrosion) doesn’t make things easier though. In some areas wet sanding and 200 grid helps to ease the polishing process. I did find some remains of the original Lufthansa colour scheme and from […]

DC-8 power run

Visited Willow Run Airport near Detroit and checked out the DC-8-63 (ex Austrian Airlines). Tried to get #4 fired up for the JT3D sound recordings for the 707 sim but no GPU available… anyway, a great day and a very friendly atmosphere. I am still optimistic to get the recordings at a later stage. At […]