Posts:959 Joined: December 26th, 2012, 9:36 am
1. Me, too. It also featured on early drafts of the BRAVE replenishment tanker, so it can't have to do with air Defence; if there's any explanation, it's probably in French, and my command of French is evidently too rudimentary to find it.
2. The very large glazed areas is what source pics show. The choice of 3-px framing was aesthetical on my part. I tried 1px black lines, which looked ridiculous, especially aft. Of course, the actual frames would be thinner, but at that scale, that's all that can be done.