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


WINDSOCK Worldwide,Vol.25, No.1, Jan/Feb 2009


This was the first issue of 2009 and what a year that would prove to be for WWI modellers! Contents include Part 1 of Lance Krieg's Modelling Master Class covering tools and  references; plans features for the Short Bomber and Lohner Type P; Curtiss Canuck trainer colour profiles; Rise of Flight combat Sim and all the latest, greatest kits,books and decals!

Volume 25, No.1 kicked off 2009 with the first in the long running,and hugely popular,Modelling Master Class conducted by Lance Krieg in which tools and WWI references are explored in six highly informative,densely illustrated pages covering  this diverse topic in the first of a two-part exercise. Steve Lawson looks at AEF training at Issoudon with some gaily decorated Nieuports and this issue's plans feature covers the spindly Short Bomber with archive images and centre-fold 1:72 scale drawings.There's Kitbag with the then hottest releases including Eduard's first 1:48 scale SPAD XIII and the Roden 1:32 scale SPAD VII-other kits featured are Special Hobby Morane Type N and CMR Bristol M.1 monoplane kits. George Haddow contributes Part 17 of his unique Austro-Hungarian Naval aeroplanes series detailing the Lohner Type P with a page of colour profiles and the author's own 1:72 scale drawings, while Bob Pearson graces the rear cover with colour profiles of a dozen Curtiss Canuck training machines. The editor reviews a new WWI flight combat Sim,Rise of Flight, with some stunning colour images of the many classic types that can be flown from the safety of your desktop! All the regulars round out this edition: Readers' Gallery;book and decal reviews,plus a surprise announcement on page 21 that hinted at the ground-breaking appearance of an all-new, large scale range of plastic WWI aeroplane kits to unprecedented detail and accuracy levels-all to be exclusively revealed in the following issue of WINDSOCK Worldwide!

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