Volume 18 No. 5 - Sept/Oct 2002
IN this issue: Lance Krieg completes his incredible build of the Lone Star vacform Felixstowe flying boat with colour photos of the finished masterpiece and a number of monochrome step-by-step images: a comprehensive list of references is also included. Plans feature is by Harry Woodman who describes the chunky Blackburn Blackburd torpedo aeroplane with over a dozen wartime images and Marty Digmayer's 1:72 scale drawings to support the description. On other pages,Alberto Casirati covers the Nieuport 17 and 23 in Italian service along with 16 photos and eight unique colour profiles by Bob Pearson, whilst Dave Roberts provides a new angle on Fokker's streaky camouflage backed up by the editor's revisionist front cover profiles; techniques for reproducing the camouflage on models is also explored.As well as all the usual features: readers' models in colour; book,kit,decal and accessory reviews,there's a colour portrait of the Smithsonian's restored Caudron G.4 and even more colour profiles of Italian Nieuports 17/27 on the rear cover.