Volume 24 No. 5 - Sept/Oct 2008
LEADING the article content is Les Rogers with the seventh part of his RE8 unit survey covering No.3 Squadron AFC and Nos.69,77,105,106 and 113 Squadrons RFC/RAF-13 rare photos accompany the piece which also includes three more colour profiles from Bob Pearson- a pair of Harry Tates of No,3 AFC and an example from No.69 Squadron RFC. Talking of popular series, George Haddow presents Part 2 of his Mickl Type G coverage with over a dozen archive images of this rare Austro-Hungarian three-motor flying boat and Norman Witcomb takes a nostalgic look at the early years of WWI modelling recalling the French ABT decals of yore.There are two plans features for this issue and the first showcases the German AEG G.V bomber of 1918, an enlarged version of the well known G.IV and as well as Ian Stair's 1:72 scale drawings across the centre pages there are three archive photos and a contemporary sketch of the proposed post war airliner variant and Ronny Bar contributes rear cover colour profiles.On other pages we have scale drawings in 1:48 and a further page of Ronny Bar colour art for the amazing Armstrong Whitworth FK.10 quadruplane to support Bill Hannan's description of his prize-winning flying model.Also in this issue:extended book reviews;double page colour spread of readers' models;five pages of kit and figure reviews including the Aeroclub RE8,1:32 Roden revamps of SE5a and Albatros D.III kits as well as a Wight quadruplane from Spin.Decal reviews in colour,reader postbag and early Allied aircraft in German hands complete the proceedings.
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