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



Summer 1989's special edition was devoted to seaplanes with FOUR plans features :Albatros W.4;Fairey Hamble Baby; Hansa Brandenburg W.29 and Sopwith Baby with colour centre-spread profiles of all four types plus W.29 kit review and more!Three slightly worn copies only ...
ONE of the most popular WINDSOCK editions ever was the Summer SEAPLANE SPECIAL of 1989 with 1:72 scale plans features on four well-known German and Allied types-the Albatros W.4 fighter flying boat with four archive images and Ian Stair GAs  covering early and late versions;the Fairey Hamble Baby of 1917 with six photos-including cockpit and bomb detail and Colin Owers' drawings;then there's the star of the piece- the Hansa Brandenburg W.29 seaplane fighter covered by Colin again in over six pages with photos, 1:72 scale plans and five tone profiles of markings. Completing the quartet is the Sopwith/Ansaldo Baby with plans ,photos and Italian contemporary markings' sketches.The nautical theme continues with Readers' Gallery presenting three brilliant scratchbuilt seaplanes whilst the editor contributes a build review of the Meikraft W.29 kit as featured on the cover,along with a colour centre-spread that showcases examples of all four featured types.We also look at WWI German Naval colours and this comes with a light grey blue paint chip.This land- mark edition also includes the usual reader feedback;book and kit reviews plus lots of period advertising. We have just the  three copies left,all bearing evidence of mild wear and tear plus a few marks on the outer covers but all are complete with their paint chips intact. The rear cover features a colour portrait of the Shuttleworth Collection's RAF SE5a F904 to round off another great collector's edition.
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