Volume 24 No. 1 - Jan/Feb 2008
LES Rogers has the third part of his RE8 unit markings series with photos of Harry Tates that served with Nos. 14,15,and 16 Squadrons-18 photos illustrate the unit markings of each and Bob Pearson is on hand to supply three rear cover colour profiles -one example from each squadron. On other pages,George Haddow's series on Austro-Hungarian Naval aeroplanes reaches its 12th instalment to cover the Lohner Type R flying boats:14 archive photos,1;72 scale drawings and three more Bob Pearson colour profiles accompany the narrative and,elsewhere, we have a heartfelt personal tribute to Brian Knight GAvA whose wonderful artistry adorned dozens of classic Airfix and Revell kits as well as numerous covers for our publications-several examples of his best work are reproduced in colour.There's a great photo feature in support of Roden's 1:48 DH4 kits reviewed in this edition with over a dozen images taken post war,wing and tail drawings from the official 1918 rigging notes and a superb four view colour spread from Ronny Bar.There's readers' models in colour;special preview of the 1:32 Avis Fokker E.V with scale fuselage plans;Norman Witcomb showcases some of his recent models in colour;there are book reviews,six pages of new kits come under scrutiny;reader feedback,model news and colour images of the stunning Curtiss H-4 reproduction in the USA. Another classic issue!