Volume 20 No. 6 - Nov/Dec 2004
IN this issue: Sanjeev Hirve's superb RE8 model built with many modifications from the classic 1:48 scale Aeroclub kit-finished in Russian colours this award-winning model features a raft of extra details and improvements with the author describing the process over six pages and 27 step-by-step colour images. Harry Woodman looks back on his pioneering work with photo-etched brass detail parts for WWI models with additional hints and tips on working with the material whilst Bill Vandersteen conducts a master class on scratchbuilding wood laminate airscrews with eight invaluable photos.Colin Owers has the story of Australian Bleriots with colour and archive photos and there are over six pages of kit reviews that include Roden's Junkers D.I for which we provide scale plans by Ian Stair. Decals, books and journals are also assessed and there's a report on the 2004 IPMS US Nats with some great WWI models in colour-also in colour,the latest shots of Koloman Mayhofer's OEF D.III build with the completed airframe awaiting fabric. Best of the bunch is our final wartime autochrome and we saved the best until last with a stunning full page colour image of a Breguet 14 in full five colour camouflage! Alan Toelle provides the learned commentary.