WINDSOCK Worldwide,Vol.24,No.6, Nov/Dec 2008
LAST 2 COPIES-BOTH MINT.
Two plans features for this edition: Rumpler G.I bombers and the Austro-Hungarian Mickl F/R flying boat-the latter with colour profiles.Final part of RE8 unit markings with rear cover colour profiles and two master modellers take very different paths to create masterpieces from Roden's 1:48 scale Nieuport 28. Plenty of new kit reviews,latest books, Curtiss JN.4 archive and just who was Harry Tate?
The final edition of 2008, WSW Vol.24, No.6 contained a unique modellers' build-off in which expert modellers Lance Krieg and Tom Morgan took on the Roden 1:48 Nieuport 28 and came up with very different techniques to produce a pair of fabulous models.This fascinating feature reveals their respective takes on this great kit to achieve stellar results.Conclusion?-a draw!! This packed issue also includes the last installment of Les Rogers' RAF RE8 unit markings series neatly completed with a bio' of music hall Harry Tate who inspired the classic two-seater's unique moniker.Main plans feature is devoted to the Rumpler G.I bombers with 1:72 scale Ian Stair drawings and archive images.George Haddow offers Part 16 of his Austro-Hungarian Naval Aeroplane series with a well-illustrated plans feature on the Mickl Type F/R;Bob Pearson providing a page of colour profiles.Lots of kit reviews too:Fly Macchi M.5 flying boats; Karaya Albatros D.XI; four resin Nieuport Vee-strutters -also from Karaya- plus figure and book reviews.Colin Owers presents a colour spread of the AWM Albatros D.Va and Pfalz D.XII following their most recent restoration and Readers' Gallery showcases some stunning models from our subscribers.