June 2005

Juno I - The Rocket that Launched America’s First Satellite
Barry Davidoff tells a dual story about the history of Jupiter C rocket and his model of it.

Gundam Fun - Bandai 1/144 RX-93 Nu-Gundam Fin Fannel
Joseph Lee's switch from aircraft to Gundam brought out the best in his hobby.

LOT Dakota - Douglas DC-3 Behind the Iron Curtain
The famous DC-3 in Polish civilian guise modelled by Jerzy Ciupek.

Breda Ba 65 - Shortrun Kits are Getting Easier Than Ever
Mark Davies finds out how 1/72 aircraft modelling was transformed by Eastern European short-run kits.

Nachtjäger - FuG Installations on Early Ju-88 Variants
Rafi Ben-Shahar models all kinds of German radar antennae on four Junkers Ju-88s.

Something Antique - Revell P-40 in 1/32nd Scale
Stefan Ericsson's attack of nostalgia leads to a fine model out of an old kit. 

Camouflage and Markings: Colours of the Dutch Air Force (Part I)
The history of camouflage and markings in the Royal Netherlands Air Force. By Bouko de Groot.

Lockheed C-130 Hercules in Detail
Henrik Bergman and Magnus Fridsell describe this modern classic, with focus on its service with the Swedish Air Force.