Volume 21 No. 3 - May/June 2005
AFTER our latest readers' models in colour, candid feedback columns and news, along with a spread of book reviews, the issue gets into gear with Alan D Toelle who looks at a rare UFAG KG flying boat rudder and provides a detailed analysis of the fabric paint.We take a nostalgic look at the very first WInd-Socks and begin a new series by Colin Owers on US Navy aircraft finishes and markings 1911 to 1926-the first part including a dozen archive images,a drawing of numeral fonts and sizes, along with a superb page of Curtiss N.9 colour profiles from Juanita Franzi..We look back at the Merlin Roland D.II kit of 1985 before the editor gets to grips with another 1:32 scale Fokker Triplane kit -this one from Roden which initiated their welcome foray into large scale WWI kits. An eight page build log contains archive images,step-by-step colour stages and more 1:32 scale plans from Ian Stair.Six pages of detailed kit and decal reviews include coverage of four fighters in 1:48 from Eduard plus Hi Tech Snipe and Salamander.The issue closes with assessments of new Jasta 5 decals from Americal and three rear cover colour profiles by Bob Pearson of the AMC DH2 pusher fighter .
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