NEW! FOKKER F.I/DR.I Model Special by Ray Rimell/ Richard Alexander


WIND-SOCK Vol.2,No.4, WINTER 1986

Winter 1986 edition of WIND-SOCK with Anatra DS Anasal photos and monotone profiles of markings from Colin Owers , who also contributes an AEG D.I plans feature and exhaustive colour notes for the AWM's genuine Pfalz D.XII  with photos and two paint chips matched to original Pfalz dopes. Also in this number, Bristol Fighter in close up plus all the regular departments and period advertising when WWI vacform kits were very much in vogue. One copy in good condition.

THE Winter 1986 issue of the original WIND-SOCK included several unique features among them, Derek Bradshaw's scale conversion formulae which will be vital for those wishing to confirm their models' true dimensions; then there's Colin Owers' plans feature on the neat little German AEG D.I experimental fighter, whilst this author also takes a detailed look at the Australian War Memorial's Pfalz D.XII providing exact colours data resulting from close study of this genuine WWI survivor during one of its restoration bouts.Cockpit photos are provided along with monotone side profiles and a pair of paint chips matched to upper wing and fuselage colours. References for the ubiquitous 'BIFF' offer rare contemporary detail close-up photos of the classic Bristol Fighter with cockpit and undercarriage details. The issue's 'Profile' feature concerns the Russian Anatra DS Anasal preserved in Prague's Technical Museum with close-ups and four monotone side profiles by the indefatigable Colin Owers, plus book reviews, latest kits at the time including some classic 1:72 vacforms from Libramodels; Formaplane and Classic-Plane and period adverts galore!

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