Volume 19 No. 5 - Sept/Oct 2003
ALEX Imrie gives a candid and exhaustive review of Paul Leaman's new Fokker Triplane opus with informed comment and pulling no punches: in support are four rare Dr.I photos and three revisionist colour profiles by the editor. Our colour centre spread offers highlights from the 2003 Omaka Classic Air Fighters Airshow in New Zealand courtesy of film maker and WWI enthusast Peter Jackson introducing what has become a World- renowned event that has grown dramatically in scope and content over the last few years.Elsewhere in this colourful edition,Rod Holland builds the Caproni Ca .20 resin from Spin and Les Stonell shows us how he scratchbuilt a stunning 1:48 scale Gotha G.V in wood and plastic-an amazing model! Harry Woodman offers sage observations on WWI modelling and the varied techniques he has successfully employed over his lifetime,contributing some great reference photos,and there's a colour report on WWI entrants at the 2003 US IPMS Nationals held in Oklahoma. All this and readers' models in colour;almost three pages of book reviews;letters to the editor and six pages of detailed kit reviews covering new releases from Jager;CSM,Special Hobby,Roden, Blue Max,Eduard, Hobbycraft and more!