Volume 18 No. 1 - Jan/Feb 2002
SPECIAL SPAD ISSUE! Greg Van Wyngarden provides the full story behind the markings and colours worn by American SPAD XIII pilots in 1918 providing over 16 highly informative pages that include over two dozen archive images,superb1:32 scale drawings by Doug Carrick -for those modelling the Hobbycraft kit exclusively reviewed in this issue- and two pages of colour profiles illustrating the exotic post war Showbirds of the 94 th AS supporting the outer cover artworks.Some stunning schemes for your SPADs! Bleriot monoplanes in Italian service are described by Alberto Casirati with ten photos and a further colour page of profiles by Bob Pearson. If all this were not enough there's a colour report on the 2001 Scale Modelworld event with some great WWI winners; two colour pages of readers' gallery entrants ;latest books,kits,decals and accessories plus modelling hints and tips. It's a real feast for the eyes all round!