S u m m a r y
|Publisher and Title:
||Albatros Productions Windsock
||Soft cover, A4 format magazine
available online from Albatros Productions' website
||Large format magazine with
varied subject matter that includes plans, colour profiles, and up
to date information for modelers of WWI aircraft.
Reviewed by Rob Baumgartner
HyperScale is proudly supported by Squadron.com
Windsock International comes out six times per year and Vol.22, No.6
completes the set for 2006.
The series is a firm favourite amongst World War 1 aircraft enthusiasts
with each 32 page issue bringing a diverse range of subjects to its
Roden’s new 1:32 scale Albatros D.III is the lead feature here with the
editor himself taking to it with the scalpel. There are plenty of colour
photographs which guide the reader through the build process and this is
accompanied by an informative “step by step” text.
To compliment the article, there are Martin Digmayer’s general
arrangement and structural drawings. Thoughtfully, these are done to the
same scale as the kit and will provide excellent reference material.
Ronny Bar supplies the profiles for this new release and does a splendid
job with two worthy colour schemes.
George Haddow continues his guide on Austro-Hungarian Naval aeroplanes
and this installment sees the Weichmann KG flying boat make an
appearance. Plenty of photographs support the piece, together with the
author’s own plans and some nice artwork courtesy of Bob Pearson.
For those that like the larger scales, John Turner explains his approach
to building in 1:32 and 1:28 scales. With both colour and black and
white images showcasing his work, there is plenty to inspire the
The IPMS USA Nationals get a full colour report which highlights some of
the more interesting submissions to the WWI category.
All the regular columns are present as well, including the comprehensive
review section, and latest news in the industry.
It should be noted that Albatros Productions have a new web address.
They can now be found at
This is another excellent issue that continues the tradition set over
twenty years ago.
Thanks to Albatros Productions for the review sample
Review Copyright © 2007 by Rob Baumgartner
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Last updated 24 December, 2007
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