Volume 22 No. 4 - July/Aug 2006
THIS edition marks the debut of Ronny Bar into pour ranks with his page of profiles depicting the iconic Bavarion Lion-marked Albatros D.V of Hptm. Eduard Ritter von Scleich-four archive images lend support.George Haddow's third Austro-Hungarian Naval subject is the Brandenburg FB, continued from the previous issue to present 17 unique images including hull structure and cockpit layouts.We look at Over Flanders Fields ,a private venture that transforms Microsoft's CFS 3 flight simulator into a hyper- realistic Western Front PC simulation with dramatic scenarios ,accurate flight models and realistic sense of immersion;a spread of colour screenshots shows just what OFF offered back then before it blossomed into the award-winning sim it is today.,Elsewhere there are two plans features:Harry Woodman offers up the Junkers J.2 of 1916,whilst Ian Stair presents the Armstrong Whitworth 'FK.12' three seater triplane. Another WS exclusive covers the creation of a full-size diorama of the von Richthofen crash site displayed in New Zealand's Omaka Heritage Centre in Blenheim with colour photos of this dramatic set-piece,.Eight pages of kit reviews cover the disappointing 1:32 scale Fokker Triplane from Hobbycraft,Pegasus Martinsyde Elephant and a special preview of the Planet Models resin Rumpler C.IV.All the regular columns round off another stand-out issue!