Volume 22 No. 2 - Mar/Apr 2006
THIS issue's readers' models section includes 1:24 scale Bristol Fighter and RE8 scratchbuilt from plastic sheet and wood-wonderful creations! Gregory Alegi describes restoration of an Italian Nieuport 10 and investigates anoriginal colour scheme/s that reveal some fascinating insights into its history, whilst we take a close look at Aeroclub's innovative etched brass biplane assembly jig.Kevin McAvoy presents his 1:32 scale scratchbuilt Caudron G.4 with assembly notes and colour views of the stunning model he created from styrene and acrylic stock.Colin Owers reaches part 6 of his US Navy markings series with a look at national markings;as well as the dozen archive images,Juanita Franzi weighs in with three sparkling Macchi M.5 colour profiles. The second installment of George Haddow's guide to Austro-Hungarian Naval aeroplanes has the Weichmann small K flying boats as its subject with over 20 ultra-rare photos,his own 1:72 scale plans and rear cover colour profiles from Bob Pearson. On other pages there are extended kit reviews with Fokker D.VII and Staaken colour profiles in support of Eduard's new D.VII kits and Roden's mighty R.VI Riesenflugzeug.Glenn Torrance explains how he designed and manufactured authentic scale printed fabric for large scale flying models and finally we have a listing of all 1:32 scale WWI aeroplane kits up to April 2006-24 by then-there's an awful lot more now!