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|Publisher and Title:
||Albatros Productions Windsock
Worldwide Vol.23, No.5
||Soft cover, A4 format magazine
available online from Albatros Productions' website
||Interesting selection of
articles, knowledgeable contributors, scale plans, commendable
HyperScale is proudly supported by Squadron.com
This year’s fifth issue of Windsock Worldwide has now
been released and contains the usual diverse range of subjects.
The highlight is undoubtedly Alan Toelle’s expose on Nieuport camouflage
Those of us that read “Nieuport Flyers of the Lafayette”
came across new information regarding the colours of these aircraft.
This article is the first of two parts, which explains the reasoning
behind this new interpretation.
To support the commentary, Ronny Bar contributes an excellent piece of
artwork in the form of a five-view image. This Nieuport 11 from
Escadrille N.26 graphically illustrates the new information.
George Haddow continues his series on Austro-Hungarian Naval aircraft,
this time dealing with the Hansa-Brandenburg W18. Apart from a revealing
selection of photographs, a 1:72 scale set of the author’s own drawings
is included, as well as Bob Pearson’s commendable artwork.
Harry Woodman concludes his analysis of the Russian Lebed XII and
Reinhard Kastner provides some tantalizing period photographs of the LVG
RE 8 squadron markings come under the spotlight with Les Rodgers
presenting the first of a series on this subject. The piece is also
complimented by the artwork of Bob Pearson who contributes three color
Lack of space precluded the review section in the last issue but this
returns with a wrap-up of the latest kits and accessories.
This is another interesting issue and will be welcomed by all World War
I aircraft enthusiasts.
Thanks to Albatros Productions for the review sample
Review Copyright © 2007 by Rob Baumgartner
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