January 17th, 2016, 10:35
I want to ask any Belgian forum members here at the SoH for some help regarding the correct roundel proportions used on Spitfire FR.XIVe "SG-57". I'm partly basing my repaint of pictures of the SG57 as it looks today at the museum in Florennes. To me the dimensions on the fuselage and wing roundel looks a bit wrong, it would be great to have someone with more knowledge about the subject helping me out!
The low back FR.XIVe is much better known and photographed, but the original XIVe was also build as a tactical recce fighter with a special modification to the radio compartment. An aerodynamical fairing was put on each side and the camera could be placed to both sides. This was a feature not seen on dedicated PR spitfires.
I have tried to replicate this with some magic on the...