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|Publisher and Title:
||Albatros Productions Windsock
Worldwide Vol 23. No2
||Soft cover, A4 format magazine
available online from Albatros Productions' website
||Informative reviews, excellent
cross section of material, knowledgeable contributors.
Reviewed by Rob Baumgartner
HyperScale is proudly supported by Squadron.com
The March/April edition of Windsock has hit the selves,
this being the second of six issues for the year.
Eagle-eyed reader would have noticed a change in the title, with the
publication now reading Windsock Worldwide as opposed to International.
This hasnít altered the contents and readers will find the regular
columns all present and accounted for.
As befits the release of a new 1/32 scale subject, Rodenís SE5a takes
centre stage in this latest edition. The editor himself builds this kit
and describes the processes he took to achieve the result seen on the
Complimenting the article are some 1/12 scale detail drawings and a
couple of lovely colour profiles from Ronny Bar.
George Haddow continues his guide to WWI Austro-Hungarian naval aircraft
with the Lohner Type M being the 7th instalment in the series. The
subject of this piece of writing is L16, a flying boat that Gottfried
Frieherr von Banfield scored at least six victories in!
Apart from the photographs, a set of 1/72 scale drawings showcase this
aircraft with some excellent artwork from Bob Pearson showing L16 in
both its guises.
Also featured is an interesting collection of photographs depicting the
inside of the Ago factory. This rare tour comes courtesy of photographs
from Colin Owers with the esteemed Harry Woodman contributing the text.
Another tidbit is the colour pictures of the only surviving Nieuport 23.
C.1. This aircraft has recently undergone a full restoration and more
images are to follow in the future. This selection will please all those
with a flair for cockpit detailing!
The usual compliment of book and kit reviews makes their appearance as
well as all the latest industry news.
Although there are only 32 pages in this publication, a
lot of information is contained within its A4 sized pages.
The series is devoted to WWI aircraft enthusiasts and in particularÖ the
All aspects are covered in this title and if you have
liking for these pioneering machines, then this is the magazine for you.
Thanks to Albatros Productions for the review sample
Review Copyright © 2007 by Rob Baumgartner
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