Volume 15 No. 3 - May/June 1999
THIS issue's main feature showcases the late John Alcorn's stunning 1:24 scale scratchbuilt DH9A with colour images on the covers. This magnificent model inspired WNW designers and toolmakes when developing their first kits and is a remarkable tribute to a master modeller.This issue's plans feature concerns the little-known French Wibault Wib.1 C.1 Flandre biplane,described by J M Bruce with 1:48 and 1:72 scale plans from Colin Owers-an ideal subject for scratchbuilders and flying scale modellers so here's all the documentation they'll ever need.
Also in this packed edition: Gary Sunderland explains the early 'SKY' camouflage adopted by the Germans early in the war with over a dozen archive photos;Joel Christy shows how he made a 1:72 scale scratchbuilt Armstong -Whitworth FK.3 'Little Ack' from plastic sheet and there are over five pages of kit and decal reviews including assessments of the CSM Brandenburg W 12 and Blue Max SE5a in 1:48.As well as all the usual departments we also have four pre-war colour postcards depicting early German monoplanes- real rarities!