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


WINDSOCK Int.Vol.3, No.2 Summer 1987 (h)

The Summer 1987 number provides a photo study of the AW FK 8 Big Ack; Sopwith Salamander colours; converting the Airfix Hannover; 1:72 scale plans  for a German Drachen observation balloon; Fokker D.VII aces and cockpit fittings plus vintage book and kit reviews! Slight creasing on cover but all 32 page plus covers are intact.

THE Summer 1987 issue contains a photo feature on the Armstrong Whitworth FK.8 by J M Bruce and G S Leslie:ten great reference photos including a rare cockpit panel close-up.Elsewhere we present the original 1918 camouflage notes for the Sopwith Salamander trench fighter with photos and drawings for the unique pattern,while the editor converts the Airfix Hannover CL.III to the cleaned-up CL.V version and it's not as difficult as it looks. Step-by-step model build pictures are included along with five archive photos and a pair of contemporary airframe sketches. Highlight of this issue must be Steve Simkins'  1:72 scale centre-spread drawings for a German Drachen balloon supported by historical notes and photos. On other pages,J M Dudgeon looks at the Fokker D.VII cockpit interior with detailed drawings accompanied by D.VII ace marking profiles and two colour chips for Fokker grey and green samples.Stacks of kit and book reviews;reader feedback and model gallery plus some great vintage adverts.One copy only-slightly worn but complete.

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