Volume 24 No. 4 - July/Aug 2008
LES Rogers opens proceedings with Part 6 of his RAF RE8 unit survey looking at Harry Tates from Nos.59,67 Squadrons and No.1 AFC with eleven archive photos and three more colour profiles form Bob Pearson.We take a detailed look at Roden's 1:32 scale Albatros D.I fighter and Greg VanWyngarden backs it all up with a double page spread of six archive images accompanied by his usual well-informed captions.George Haddow reaches the 15th installment of his Austro-Hungarian Naval series with the first in a two part appraisal of the Mickl Type G three-engined flying boat;there are ten photos,a four page pull-out of 1:72 scale drawings and Bob Pearson is on hand once again with three rear cover colour plates.We present a four page in-depth review of Eduard's Richthofen brothers' combined kit Der Rote Flieger and support it with four rare Triplane images rarely published that highlight little- known areas of this classic fighter. In similar vein we have reviews of the Roden Aviatik-built Staaken with colour images of a preserved engine power egg in Poland and our four page review od the same company's 1:32 Nieuport 28 carries contemporary airframe detail sketcher and another great colour spread from Ronny Bar showing side profiles and full camouflage planforms for two AEF examples. All the regular features are here to create yet another stunning edition!