September 1997:
The Premiere Issue

Contents

Birth of a Legend:
The story of the Supermarine S6B Schneider Racer.
Camo Dogs:
A brief look at camouflaged F-86Ds.
Academy's 1/72 Spitfire Mk. XIVc
Martin AM-1 Mauler Walkaround

October 1997

Contents

Winter Jets:
A selection of winter-camouflaged jets in profile.
Hurricanes At Sea Part 1: CAM Ships
The first part of the history of Hurricanes at sea, covering the Sea Hurricane Mk.IA.
Hasegawa's 1/72 Hurricane IId
Vought F7U Cutlass Under Restoration

November 1997

Contents

Vampires:
Nine profiles detailing the colors and markings of the de Havilland Vampire in worldwide service.
Hurricanes At Sea Part 2: Carriers
The second part of the history of Hurricanes at sea, continuing with the Sea Hurricane IIc and carrier service.
The Beleaguered Buffalo:
A short history of the barrel-shaped Brewster Buffalo.
AMT's 1/72 Ju88C-4/C-6
Danish Two Seaters Photo Gallery

December 1997

Contents

Hungarian Falcos:
The first of two parts covering the Fiat CR.42 in Hungarian service.
High Flight: The RB-57 Story
A look at the graceful but obscure RB-57 and its missions.
The SAAB J-35 Draken in 1/72:
An overview of all the different 1/72 kits of this unique double delta fighter.
Making the Helldiver Family in 1/48
How to build all of the SB2C Helldiver family from the Revell Monogram 1/48 kit.
Gray and Green: British and Australian Jets

January 1998

Contents

Hungarian Falcos:
The second of two parts covering the Fiat CR.42 in Hungarian service.
Peashooters in Guatemala
The history of the Boeing P-26 in the Guatemalan Air Force.
The Martin Maryland:
Martin's forgotten foreign mercenary is detailed here.
F-86 Sabre Modeling
An overview of the 1/72 Sabre kits.
Griffon Spitfires in 1/48
A look at making Griffon engined Spitfires in 1/48 scale.
Book Reviews:
Osprey Japanese Army Air Force Aces and Helldiver Units of World War 2

February 1998

Contents

Foreign Starfighters:
The Lockheed F-104 in foreign service.
A Beaver In Canada
A look at one Beaver flying in Canada in profile and photos.
Ze Loro! The P-40 In Brazil
The history of the P-40 in Brazilian service, from the P-40E to the P-40N.
Valiant In Battles
The story of the Fairey Battle, from bomber to target tug.
The Ultimate Bf109 Part 1
A look at 1/48 Bf109s in the search for the ultimate kit.
A Tale of Two Bf110s
A comparison of Monogram's ancient Bf110 and Italeri's new Bf110 in 1/72
Helldiver Update
An update to the December 1997 article on the 1/48 SB2C Helldiver
Oh, Canada!
A selection of RCAF photos.
Book Reviews
JaPo Bf109K, Fighters of the Luftwaffe, and Bombers of the Luftwaffe

March 1998

Contents

Canadian Voodoos
From silver to blue, Canadian Voodoos.
Angola
A peek inside war-torn Angola, with profiles of overhead sights.
Ambush Over Hungary
A Hungarian pilot's view of the air war over Hungary during WWII.
The Border Air Patrol
Pancho Villa versus the airplane.
The Ultimate Bf109 Part 2
A look at 1/48 Bf109s in the search for the ultimate kit.
The Pro Modeler Me410 in 1/48
A nice buildup of this incredible kit.
The Jumo 004 Walkaround
Detail pictures of an original Jumo 004 engine.
Book Reviews
Koku Fan FAOW on the Wildcat and FMP's WWI Victoria Cross.

April 1998

Contents

The BAC Lightning
Twin engined British brute in profile.
The F4D Skyray
The bat-winged fighter of the 50s in profile.
Peruvian Toritos
The little known NA-50 in even lesser known service in Peru.
Have You Driven A Ford Lately?
Cars? In an aviation magazine? Guess again! Tamiya's 1/48 F4D Skyray.
The First World War in Photos
A selection of WWI aircraft photos.
Book Reviews
Israeli Fighter Aces and Wings over Suez.

May 1998

Contents

The Gloster Meteor
Britain's first operational jet fighter in post-war markings.
Swing Wing Suhkoi
An in-depth look at the Su-24 swing wing fighter/bomber.
Czech Master Goose
The Czech Master Resin 1/72 Grumman Goose.
Tamiya's 1/48 A-1H
A look at the Tamiya 1/48 Skyraider.
Pro Modeler Ju88A in 1/48
Revell-Monogram pick up where DML left off.
Book Reviews
Koku Fan FAOW on the Judy and the Naval Fighters book on the F11F Tiger.

June 1998

Contents

The Sopwith Aviation Company
The history of the Sopwith Aviation Company in profile.
The Order of the Golden Spheres
A Pakistan Air Force C-130 pilot shows what it takes to become a member of the Order of the Golden Spheres.
Revell's Fw200 Condor in 1/72
A look back to baby blue plastic and sandpaper rivets.
Bilek's 1/72 An-2 'Colt'
A modern day lumbering biplane.
Pavla's Me163S in 1/72
Messerschmitt's famous Komet with two seats.
A Walk Around A Skycrane
Photos of Evergreen's CH-64A Skycrane.
Book Reviews
4+ MiG-21, Warpaint's BAC Lighting, and Zlinek's MiG-29 books.

July 1998

Contents

De Havilland Aircraft of WWI
A look at de Havilland planes from the Great War.
Royal New Zealand Air Force SBD-5 Dauntless
A walk around in profile of one RNZAF SBD.
A Spanish Arrow
Messerschmitt's post war impact on Spanish aviation results in the HA-200.
The Soccer War
Mustangs versus Corsairs in this Central American Conflict.
Eduard's Albatros C.III
Strikingly finished with the famous 'dragodile' markings.
Revell's 1/72 Bf109E
Another blast from the past with a look at this little gem.
Testbed 757
Some interesting pictures of an odd-nosed 757 seen at Boeing Field.
Book Reviews
Red Stars 2 and the Naval Fighters Series book on the A3D.

August 1998

Contents

The Mitsubishi F-1
A look at this interesting Japanese interceptor.
Barker and his Camel
An introspective look at Barker and his Camel, B6313.
The Ryan Sport Coupe
A look at the plane developed from the famous Ryan Sport Trainer.
Saving Private Ryan
A look at this historical movie.
Toko's Pfalz D.XII and SSW D.III in 1/72
A quick look at these nice WWI kits.
Special Hobby Yak-17 in 1/72
An early Russian jet, done nicely by Special Hobby.
Renwal Albatros D.V
Classic Kit Number 3.
Tamiya's 1/48 He219 Uhu
A nicely build model of the Heinkel twin engined night fighter.
Kamov Helilogger
A walkaround of a Kamov helicopter used for logging in British Columbia.
Book Reviews
Camouflage and Markings of IJN Bombers during WWII