Airfix Magazine – 1970s Contents Listing

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Vol.11 No.5 January 1970
News from Airfix; New Books; In the Air – RN Sea Kings; Royal Navy Sea King conversion from Airfix SH-3 (1/72 scale 2-view drawing); Simple M3 tank variants; Bombing Colours 10: Handley Page Night Bombers (2 tone profiles); LNER B1 loco tender; Wehrmacht Markings 1939-45 Part 1: Panzer Division emblems; Hamilcar glider scratchbuilt model (4-v 1/72 scale drwg + detail sketches and tone 3-v drwg); Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 7: MG and Flame-thrower Carriers; Fairey Battle Sabre engine testbed conversion (1/72 2-v drwg); British Army ’14-18 Uniforms Part 7: Dominion Troops; Tetrarch Airborne Tank; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.11 No.6 February 1970
In the Air – RAF C-130 Hercules; Wehrmacht Markings 1939-45 Part 2: Tank markings; Sherman M4A3 HVSS; F6F Hellcat markings (4 tone profiles); Cierva C8R conversion from Avro 504K (1/72 scale detail sketches); Military Photopage; Bombing Colours 11: Boulton & Paul Day Bombers (2 tone profiles); Scrapyard locos; Deacon SP 6 pdr conversion; HC-130 Hercules conversion (1/72 detail drwgs + 1/144 tone 2-v); New Books; D49 class loco conversion; Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 8: Miscellaneous types; RAF Hercules colour scheme (tone 4-v drwg); British Army ’14-18 Uniforms Part 8: RN, RNAS and RFC; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.11 No.7 March 1970
In the Air – RAF Harrier, Buccaneer and Nimrod at Hatfield; British Army ’14-18 Uniforms Part 9: Divisional flashes and emblems; More M3 tank conversions; Photopage; PzKpfw 38(t) tank; ‘Schools’ class locos; Bombing Colours 12: Fairey Paul Day Bombers (4 tone profiles); British warship signal flags; Fokker Friendship Mk 200 conversion (1/72 scale tone 3-v drwg); Colours 1969 – annual review of aircraft markings in Britain (5 tone profiles + 2 tone detail drwgs); Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 9: Specialised types; DH 4A conversion (1/72 scale tone 3-v); New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.11 No.8 April 1970
In the Air – Short Skyvan, HS 748 at Farnborough, Puma helicopter; Military Photopage; Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 10: Vehicles in enemy service; Bren Gun Carrier to tank conversion; Narrow Gauge loco; Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; Rolls Armoured Car 1914; Phantom Quartet – four US F-4 colour schemes (4 tone profiles + detail drwgs); New Books; F-82 Twin Mustang conversion (1/72 scale 3-v drwg); HMS Blake; Bombing Colours 13: Hawker Hart Day Bomber (4 tone profiles); Seven Week War Part 1: Prussian Infantry; BMW R69S motor cycle conversion; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Photopage
Vol.11 No.9 May 1970
In the Air – latest aviation news; Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; Armoured bulldozer; Railway Sand Wagons; Wehrmacht Markings 1939-45 Part 3: Tactical markings; New Books; SB2C Helldiver colours (6 tone profiles); Saddle Tank loco conversion; Slip-Wing Hurricane conversion + Twin-tail Beaufighter conversion (1/72 sketches); Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 11: Loyd Carrier; Simple Spitfire Conversions (1/72 Mk.16 tone 3-v + 5 side views of other marks); Bombing Colours 14: Hawker Hind (3 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Seven Week War Part 2: Other ‘Prussian’ uniforms
Vol.11 No.10 June 1970
In the Air – story of the last Swordfish; News from Airfix; New Books; Tank loco conversions; Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 12: Windsor and T16 Carriers; 1970 air show dates; Ten Years On – first decade of Airfix Magazine; Colours 1960 – aircraft markings in the UK; Decade of Jet Provosts (T.3 tone 5-view + 9 tone profiles); British Warship Fire Control units; Hawker Osprey conversion from Hart or Demon (1/72 scale floatplane 3-v); Bombing Colours 15: Handley Page Heyford (1 tone profile); Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Puma Armoured Car; Photopage
Vol.11 No.11 July 1970
In the Air – RN Phantoms, RN Sea King, 67th ARRS USAF; Sd Kfz 233 & 263 armoured cars; Seven Week War Part 3: Other infantry styles; ‘R1’ class loco; Profile: RAF Chipmunk markings (8 tone profiles); Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; Bombing Colours 16: Fairey Hendon (1 tone profile); Bren Gun Carrier Story Part 13: Conclusion; Halifax Mk VIII Freighter conversion (one 1/72 scale tone profile); GAZ trucks; New Books; Red Arrows Gnat (1/72 tone 3-v drwg); BMW Rennsport motor cycle; HMS Ariadne; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.11 No.12 August 1970
In the Air – Naval Jaguar, Red Pelicans team, USAF Open House shows, Flying Flea; New Books; HMS Discovery; Motorising HMS Discovery model; Seven Week War Part 4: The Cavalry; Narrow gauge coach; Model Soldiers in 54mm scale; Alfa Romeo 8C GP car conversion; Prototype Gladiator (1/72 scale side view drwg); Liberator LB-30 transport conversion (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Bombing Colours 17: Harrow and Wellesley (Harrow 3-v tone drwg); Stalin Tank Part 1: KV development; Dorchester Command Vehicle; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Photopage; Sd Kfz 231 & 234/3 armoured cars
Vol.12 No.1 September 1970
News from Airfix; New Books; In the Air – current WGAF; Improving the Tri-ang ‘Hall’ loco; Soldiers in 54mm scale; ‘Airmodel’ kits; British Warship Fire Control Part 2; New Gnat Training Command colour scheme (tone 2-v drwg); Hunter Trio – modelling Mk.1, P1109 and aircraft WB188 (F.1 tone 2-v drwg, P1109 scale 2-v drwg); German Trucks; Bombing Colours 18: Fairey Battle (tone 3-v drwg + 2 tone profiles); Stalin Tank Part 2: KV series; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.2 October 1970
In the Air – Nimrod, world aerobatic championships; Wehrmacht Markings 1939-45 Part 4: Divisional signs & camouflage; ‘Mayflower’ ship; Beagle Airedale conversion (1/72 scale 3-v drwg, sketches, tone profile); Ford Ambulance 1915; Seven Week War Part 5: Artillery & Support arms; Roman Fort; Staghound armoured car; Coastal Command Wellington conversion (1/72 scale drwgs, tone profile); Bombing Colours 19: Armstrong Whitworth Whitley (tone 4-v drwg); ‘Saint’ class loco; New Books; Soldiers in 54mm scale; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.3 November 1970
Rotabuggy Flying Jeep conversion (1/76 scale 4-v drwg + tone profile); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Old time saddle tank loco; In the Air – Trislander, F-111 in Europe, DC-10, Farnborough news; ‘Leander’ class frigates; GWR 3,500 gallon loco tender; Canadair CF-5/NF-5; HMS Sussex; He 111 carrying V-1 (1/72 scale side view); Bombing Colours 20: Bristol Blenheim (tone 3-v drwg + 2 tone profiles); Bofors Quad AA gun; Seven Week War Part 6: The Campaign; Stalin Tank Part 3: IS series; Photopage; New Books; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.4 December 1970
New Books; P-47N conversion (1/72 scale tone profile + sketches); Truck Conversions from Airfix RAF Emergency set; Sentinel Shunter loco; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Farnborough Colours 1970 (Argentine AF Canberra tone 3-v drwg); British Warship Fire Control part 3; Vampire Mk.1 (1/72 scale 3-v + sketches); Bombing Colours 21: Wellington and Hampden (Wellington tone 4-v drwg); 1815 Part 1: Anglo-Dutch Artillery; Stalin Tank Part 4: T-10 and SU series; In The Air – RAF Gatow, Berlin; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Photopage
Vol.12 No.5 January 1971
News from Airfix; In the Air – misc aviation news; ‘N’ gauge model railways; 1815 Part 2: Anglo-Dutch Infantry; Fokker D.VIII (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); ‘Hunt’ class destroyers; Locomotive depot buildings; SEPECAT Jaguar colours (3-view camouflage drwg); Motorising the ‘Iron Duke’; Books for modellers; MiG-21 Mongol trainer conversion (1/72 scale tone 2-view drwg); Bombing Colours 22: The Phoney War (3 tone profiles); Pzkpfw III Ausf M tank; Soldiers in 54mm scale; German Army 75mm Howitzer and Light Field Cart; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Photopage
Vol.12 No.6 February 1971
In the Air – 849 sqn Gannets, Concorde at Fairford, Valetta scrapped; News from Airfix; ‘Hunt’ class destroyers; Little Signal Box; Modelling the Beagle Pup (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Military models for scratch building…; …and kit converting; Books for modellers; Avro Anson T.Mk.20 conversion (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Fine Scale Rolling Stock; Stalin Tank Part 5: The Missile Carriers and ARVs; Bombing Colours 22*: The Fight in Earnest (3 tone profiles); 1815 Part 3: Anglo-Dutch Cavalry; Photopage; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor (* sic)
Vol.12 No.7 March 1971
In the Air – F-14, Swiss Hunters, RAF Pumas, OCUs, XV Sqn Buccaneers; ‘N’ Gauge Continued; 1815 Part 4: Anglo-Dutch Cavalry; Focke Wulf Ta 152 conversions (1/72 scale 2-view drwgs, sketches, 4 tone profiles); Modelling Hadrian’s Wall; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Char B1 French tank; Books for modellers; Single Fin Liberators – postscript; Avro Anson T.Mk.1 conversion (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg, 1 tone profile); Bombing Colours: Whitleys and Wellingtons (4 tone profiles); Armoured Traction Engine; T-34 Calliope Sherman tank conversion; New Kits and Models; Soviet Sea Power; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.8 April 1971
In the Air – Canadian Air Museum at Rockliffe; 1815 Part 5: French Cavalry; Israeli Sherman tank conversion; Sopwith Camel postscript; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Building a Beach Buggy; Books for modellers; Handley Page Airliners – conversion from 0/400; Harrier T.2 conversion (1/72 scale 2-view drwg); Anson Mk.1 conversion (1/72 scale tone 2-view drwg); Rhodesian Air Force markings (photos only); Military Model T Ford; Engine shed for narrow gauge railway; Bombing Colours 24: Short Stirling (3 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.9 May 1971
In the Air – Boscombe Down 50th anniversary; 1815 Part 6: French Infantry; Hawker Nimrod biplane conversion (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwgs); Making a Siege Tower; Narrow Gauge ‘Lokie’; Books for modellers; Jagdtiger tank conversion; Cessna 337 (3 tone profile drwgs); King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery; Bedford QL-T Troop Carrier; Bombing Colours 25: Avro Manchester (4 tone profiles and plan view); Ruined building; Folland Gnat fighter conversion (1/72 scale tone 4-view drwg + sketches); New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.10 June 1971
In the Air – Westland Lynx, Trident 3; ‘River’ class frigates; Medieval Siege Artillery; Narrow Gauge Station; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Three WW1 lorries; T-6G Harvard variants (1/72 scale tone 4-view drwg, 5 tone profiles); Books for modellers; American Half-Tracks Part 1: Introduction; Air Shows 1971; Bombing Colours 26: The Early Halifax (3 tone profiles and plan view); 1815 Part 7: The Prussians; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor; News form Airfix
Vol.12 No.11 July 1971
In the Air – RAE Wessex, US Chinooks, Granger Archaeopteryx; ‘River’ class frigates part 2; 1815 Part 8: Prussian cavalry; Hanriot HD1 (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Build an Engine Depot; M5A1 Stuart tank; Harrier T.Mk.2 stencilling (tone drwgs + tone 5-view drwg); Modelling the Chesapeake (tone 3-view drwg, tone 2-view drwg); New Kits from Airfix; Books for modellers; American Half-Tracks Part 2: Personnel Carriers; Medieval Siege Weapons; Bombing Colours 27: On The Offensive (3 tone profiles and plan view); New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.12 No.12 August 1971
News From Airfix; Books for modellers; In the Air – Jetstream; Spitfire VII and VIII conversions (1/72 scale tone 3-view, 2 tone profiles); Soldiers in 54mm scale; 1815 Part 9: French Artillery; Air Brush painting; American Half-Tracks Part 3: Multiple Gun Motor Carriages; Super Detailing the Airfix Messerschmitt Bf 110 (3 sketches); Crane 90 Ton Trailer Model; Railway Scenery Made Simple; Chieftain tank in close-up; Detailing the Airfix Austin ambulance; Bombing Colours 28: The 1942 Scene (2 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.1 September 1971
In The Air – Short SC1, UK-Canada air race, Trislander; Vought Corsair Part 1: Fleet Air Arm and New Zealand Service (1/72 scale 4-view tone drwg, 3+1 tone profiles); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Austin Armoured Car; Books for modellers; Fallschirmjager; Jagdpanzer IV; Model mines for railway layouts; Sikorsky S-61N Sea King conversion (1/72 scale 3-view tone drwg); Bombing Colours 29: Prelude to the Great Offensive (2 tone profiles + tone 3-view drwg); Photopage; American Half-Tracks Part 4: Multiple and Gun Motor Carriages; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.2 October 1971
News from Airfix; Racing E-type Jaguar conversion; In The Air – 74 Sqn Lightnings, Kingfisher rebuild, Canadian Sea Fury; American Half-Tracks Part 5: Miscellaneous Types; Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf D and J; Books for modellers; SAAF Harvards (3 tone profiles); More Medieval Siege Equipment; Agricultural Aircraft – Auster, Chipmunk, Tiger Moth, hopper vehicle (2 tone profiles + sketches); Bombing Colours 30: The Middle East (2 tone profiles); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Model loco showcase; Mining in Miniature; Fallschirmjager; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Photopage; Fifth International Helicopter Rescue Meeting
Vol.13 No.3 November 1971
In The Air – Bf 110 wreckovery, Goodyear International Air Race, HS 125, Cranfield Show; DH Fox Moth conversion (1/72 scale 4-view drwg); ‘Black Swan’ class sloops Part 1: The Ships; Building a railway weed-spraying unit; Vought Corsair Part 2: USN, USMC, French and other services (1/72 scale 2-view tone drwg, 8 tone profiles, 5 1/72 scale detail drwgs); Books for modellers; SAAF Harvards (8 tone profiles and plan views); Scorpion AFV; Medieval Guns and Cannons; Geschuetzwagen III/IV ‘Hummel’; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Fallschirmjager; New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.4 December 1971
In The Air – RAF Pumas, Jetstream 200, FAA Sea Fury restoration, Shackleton; Medieval Castle; Royal Scots Greys figure; Su-76i Soviet SPG; Fallschirmjager; Luftwaffe Bombs – types and designations explained (1/72 scale drwgs); Trestle Bridges:1; Soldiers in 54mm scale; Bombing Colours 31: Japan enters the War (3 tone profiles); Blackburn Firebrand conversion (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); ‘Black Swan’ class sloops Part 2: The Models; Simple narrow gauge locomotive; Scorpion AFV family; Photopage; New Kits and Models; Books for modellers; Letters to the Editor; Two New Airfix Kits
Vol.13 No.5 January 1972
News from Airfix; Modelling the Sturmgeschuetz IV; Medieval Castle; Trestle Bridges 2; Books for Modellers; Coles Mobile Crane; Bombing Colours 32: The Bomber Offensive (6 tone profiles); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Avro Lincoln (1/72 scale sketches); Spitfire Floatplane (1/72 scale 2-view drwg); Stock Car Mini; Antonov-12 – conversion from An-10 kit (sketches); PhotoPage; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.6 February 1972
In The Air – 360 Sqn Canberras, Airbus A300, misc news; Fallschirmjager; More on the Amazon Coles Crane; Crusader in Close Up – tank pictorial; Medieval Castle; Basic Railway Layout Planning; Queen Mary Semi-Trailer; Junkers Ju 188A-2 (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Modelling the Moth Major (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); American half-Tracks; Modifying the Royal Sovereign ship kit; Soldier Conversions in 1:12 scale; Bombing Colours 33: Prelude to Overlord (5 tone profiles); Books for modellers; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.7 March 1972
In The Air – HS748, RAF Jaguars, HMS Eagle, 747 freighter; News from Airfix; Books for modellers; Medieval Castle; Crusader Gun Tractor conversion; Fallschirmjager; Colour Schemes for the B-26 Invader (9 tone profiles); Hunter T.7 conversion (tone 3-view drwg + 4 tone profiles & 3 tone plan views); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Basic Railway Layout Planning; Bombing Colours 34: Finale in the Middle East (3 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Photopage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.8 April 1972
Museum Diorama – Battle of Tewkesbury; 17 pdr Anti-tank gun; Vought OS2U Kingfisher (tone 3-view + 4 tone profiles); Russian Infantry Weapons of WW2 Part 1: Heavy machine guns; Basic Railway Layout Planning; SAAF Dakotas – colours and markings (7 tone profiles + scrap plan views); photoPage; Crusader AA tank; Books for modellers; Bombing Colours 35: Victory in the East (3 tone profiles); Soldiers in 54mm scale; Ford Model T Hot Rod; New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor; Sopwith 11/2 Strutter conversion
Vol.13 No.9 May 1972
In The Air – RAF Argosy signals calibration flight, USAF C-130, Northern Aircraft Preservation Society; How to Play a Napoleonic Wargame; Medieval Walled Town; Afrika Korps Models; Books for modellers; Leopard AA tank conversion; Brummbar AFV; Blackburn Firebrand postscript (1/72 scale 2-view drwg); Space Shuttle projects; Airfix Gloster Gladiator (1/72 scale tone 3-view + 2 tone profile drwgs); Turntables for freight yards; Airbrush Painting; Marmon-Herrington armoured car; Bombing Colours 36: The Battle is Won (6 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; photoPage; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.10 June 1972
Rollason Condor conversion (1/72 scale tone 4-view drwg + 2 tone profiles + sketches); photoPage; Leopard ARV; Books for modellers; Coles Crane in Close-up; Railway water tower; Airfix 54mm figure colour details; Space saving modelling; Medieval Walled Town; The Yak Family – Yak-1, Yak-3, Yak-15 conversions (sketches + 2 tone profiles); Swiss Guards in 54 mm; Auto Blinda AB40; Afrika Korps Models; Model soldiers in 54mm; F.E.8 conversion (scale 3-view drwg); New Kits and Models; Letters to the Editor
Vol.13 No.11 July 1972
Weathering aircraft paint finshes; Medieval Walled Town; Afrika Korps Models; Beginners guide to NATO aircraft stencils; Books for modellers; Home-built projector for enlarging scale drawings; Kugelblitz AA tank; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 1: Scouts of the RFC (2 tone profiles); Three new Airfix kits; Messerschmitt Bf 109Z conversion (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg); Fokker D.VI conversion (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Shuttleworth model show; King’s Royal Rifle Corps – 54mm figure; Leopard trainer tank conversion; GWR ‘King’ loco; Model soldiers in 54mm; Sd Kfz 222 scratch-build; New Kits and Models; photoPage; Letters to the Editor; In the Air
Vol.13 No.12 August 1972
News from Airfix; Model soldiers in 54mm; Anson – civilianised (4 tone profiles); Medieval Walled Town; CASA 2 111 conversion (tone profile + sketch); ‘Algerine’ class minesweeper; Afrika Korps Models; HP Jetstream prototypes conversion (3 tone profiles + scrap views); Oliver Cromwell – 54mm figure; Beetle ‘Baja’ VW conversion; Last of the Lancs – surviving Lancasters; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 2: Scouts of the RNAS (3 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Great Day Out at RAF Valley; Letters to the Editor; photoPage
Vol.14 No.1 September 1972
News from Airfix; Chieftain tank with schnorkel; Motorising the Vosper MTB; NASA lifting bodies – HL-10 and M2-F2 (1/72 scale 3-view tone drwgs); Afrika Korps Models; Scratch-built Clubman Special car; Spring Colours – aircraft markings at RAF Bentwaters show (2 tone profiles each for one RF-4C and one F-4C); Lineside line lorry; 17th Lancer Officer in 54mm; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 3: Early pusher fighters (4 tone sketches); Medieval Church; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor; In the Air – Watkins monoplane, Sywell air display, RAF Canberra bomber retires
Vol.14 No.2 October 1972
News from Airfix; In the Air – Chivenor display, Yeovilton Firefly, RAF Brawdy history; Afrika Korps Models; Buildings for Wargames; Hurricane conversions (4 tone profiles + detail sketches); 17th Lancer Trumpeter in 54mm; Making a twin-screw Vosper MTB; Mystere IVA from Super Mystere conversion (1/72 scale 4-view drwg + 3 tone profiles); Small railway station building; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 4: Camouflage introduced (no tone drwgs); Model Soldiers; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.3 November 1972
In the Air – Farnborough 1972, Upper Heyford display; News from Airfix; Military Modelling – Mack Tank Transporter; First Principles; Ancient Warships – Rameses; Afrika Korps Models; Modelling the Egyptian Air Force; Charge of the Light Brigade – 17th Lancer Trooper in 54mm; Messerchmitt Bf 109 conversions (4 tone profiles); Buildings for Wargames; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 5: Factory FEs (propeller tone drwgs); Model Soldiers; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.4 December 1972
In the Air – RAF Wattisham display, FAAHF Firefly, 100 Sqn; Military Modelling – Flakpanzer PzKpfw IV conversion; Ancient Warships – Goliath; First Principles; Messerschmitt Bf 109H-0 conversion (tone 3-view drwg); Afrika Korps Models; Buildings for Wargames; Modelling the Britten-Norman Islander/Defender (tone 4-view + 2 tone profiles); Charge of the Light Brigade – 17th Lancer Trooper in 54mm; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 6: French Fighters in British Service (2 tone profiles); Model Soldiers; News from Airfix; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.5 January 1973
In the Air – RAF Museum Hendon; Modern British Army figures; First World War German hussar in 54 mm; Scratch built fire brigade; News from Airfix; Panther turret pill box; Pak 38 50 mm anti-tank gun; Ancient Warships – Phoenician bireme Melkart; First Principles; Lancaster B1 Special conversion (1/72 scale detail drwgs); Buildings for Wargames; The Christmas train set; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 7: Mid-war Sopwiths: 11/2 Strutter, Pup and Triplane (3 tone profiles); The Pike and Shot Society; Model Soldiers; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; photoPage; Letters to the Editor; Super-detailing model cars
Vol.14 No.6 February 1973
In The Air, Wright-Patterson Air Force Museum Ohio; Ford T Hucks starter in 1:72 scale; American Civil War observation balloon; Day Out at Old Warden, The Shuttleworth Collection described; Buildings for wargames, first of four; First Principles, improving the Humbrol paint tin; Lancaster B.I special conversion part 2, Colours Review part 1, aircraft markings seen during second half of 1972; Ancient Warships No.4 the Greek Trieme Achilles; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 part 8 Fighters with
reservations – DH5 & Bristol Monoplane; Humberette light reconnaissance car, 1:32 scale conversion based on Monty’s Humber Airfix Kit; Charge of the Light Brigade, three more 17th Lancers; New Kits and Models, Revell ship kits, Historex Diorama bases, Corgi Mack truck and aircraft, Revell rail dragster, Frog Firefly and Fiat, Historex Sable brushes, Tamiya 88mm Flak 36/37, Revell Kawasaki Ki 45; Books for modellers; Letters to the editor
Vol.14 No.7 March 1973
In the Air – SAAB Viggen; Military Modelling – Soviet SU76 SPG; Twin-seat Harrier conversion; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 Part One – introduction; Ancient Warships – Greek pentere Agammemnon; 7M85 Wehrmacht artillery gun; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 8: Sopwith Camel and Snipe (geometric shapes drawings); Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Mosquitos galore – variants modelling (1 tone profile + sketches); Buildings for Wargames; Colours review Part two – aircraft markings during Autumn 1972; First Principles; IPMS National Championship; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; British International Toy Fair – Brighton; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.8 April 1973
In the Air – Sea Vixen; International Toy Fair – Nurnberg; Military Modelling – 38(t) ‘Puraga’ conversions; Present Arms ’73; Westland-Aerospatiale Puma (3 tone profiles); Ancient Warships – Roman bireme Romulus; Mosquito NF XIII, NF XV and NF 30 conversions (3-view tone drwg + tone 2-view drwg + 2 half plan views + sketches); Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 9: RNAS Sopwith Camel and Snipe; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 10: SE5 and SE5a (1 tone profile); first principles; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Buildings for Wargames; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 A-AH; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor; VAT for modellers and retailers
Vol.14 No.9 May 1973
In the Air – RNHF Firefly restored to the air; BEF 18/25 pounder gun; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; DH53 Humming bird (1/72 scale tone 4-view drwg); Military Modelling – more 38(t) ‘Puraga’ conversions; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Firefly AS Mk 7 and T Mk 5 conversions (tone 3-view + 2 tone profiles + sketches); Buildings for wargames; first principles; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 AI-9A; Afrika Korps photopage; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 11: Bristol Fighter (2 tone profile); New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.10 June 1973
In the Air – US Presidential Aircraft; Renaissance Warfare part 1 – introduction; 8th Air Force Mustangs (7 tone profiles); Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 B-BQ; First Principles; Finnish Air Force Gladiators (3-view tone drwg + 1 tone profile + sketches); Military Modelling – 15 cm Panzerwerfer 42 ‘Maultier’; Buildings for wargames; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 12: End of war fighters (1 tone profile); Commando forces in miniature – scale figures; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Aviation photopage; News from Airfix; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.11 July 1973
In the Air – First Englishman to fly? Wisley airfield; 8th Army in the Desert part 1 – introduction; Panavia MRCA scratchbuilt (1/72 scale 3-view drwg + sketches); First Principles; Military Modelling – Light Dragon Mk III; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 BV-9B; Buildings for wargames; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 13: The Colourful Twenties (nil tone profiles); Renaissance Warfare part 2 – infantry weapons and organisation; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Aviation Photopage; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.14 No.12 August 1973
In the Air – Biggin Hill Air Fair, Paris Air Show; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Renaissance Warfare part 3 – infantry missile weapons; First Principles; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 C-CZ; 8th Army in the Desert part 2 – Headquarters troops; Dambuster Lancaster conversion (1/72 scale sketches); Military Modelling – Russian SU-152 SPG; Buildings for wargames; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 14: Gloster Grebe and Gamecock (7 tone profiles); New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.1 September 1973
In the Air – F-14 Tomcat, Geological Survey Islander; News from Airfix; First Principles; Matilda tank in close-up; Military Modelling – Matilda workshop crane; Airbrush afterthoughts; Second World War RNZAF Harvards (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg + 3 tone profiles); Buildings for wargames; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 15: Colour controversy and the Woodcock (2 tone profiles); Halifax bomber recovery from Norwegian fjord; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 C2-DS; 8th Army in the Desert part 3 – infantry; Renaissance Warfare part 4 – artillery; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.2 October 1973
In the Air – Greenham Common show, Middle Wallop show; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 DT-DX; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 16: The Siskin (6 tone profiles); 8th Army in the Desert part 4 – armoured formations; Modelling the BAC Canberra (4-view detail drwg + 2-view tone drwg); Renaissance Warfare part 5 – cavalry weapons and organisation; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Bovington camp open day; Buildings for wargames; New Kits and Models; First principles; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.3 November 1973
In the Air – Cranfield air pageant, Yeovilton air day; News from Airfix; Fw 190A-8/U1 two-seater (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg); Shottesbrooke vehicle rally; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; 8th Army in the Desert part 5 – modelling the armour; First principles; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Renaissance Warfare part 6 – Henry VIII’s army; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 17: The Bristol Bulldog (3 tone profiles); Aviation photopage; Buildings for wargames; Military Modelling – Alvis Stalwart; Mosquito footnote – some revisions to the conversion; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 DX-9D; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.4 December 1973
In the Air – Abingdon Battle of Britain day; News from Airfix; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; First principles; Curtiss P-40 variants (1 tone profile + sketches); Buildings for wargames; Bristol Bulldog TM + Bristol Fighter trainer conversions (1 F2B tone profile + Bulldog 1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg); 8th Army in the Desert part 7 – the artillery; 17 pdr Mk II AA gun; Resistance forces in miniature; Renaissance Warfare part 7 – Irish army of the 16th century; British European Airways; Charge of the Light Brigade 54 mm figure; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 18: Gauntlet (3 tone profiles); Military Modelling – German tank transporter; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 readers contributions; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.5 January 1974
In the Air – Heavy Weapons of the Luftwaffe; News from Airfix; Renaissance Warfare part 8 – The ‘Universal Soldier’; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 EA-EL; Military Modelling – Matilda ‘Baron’ flail tank; German Sh Ah 115 tank trailer; P-38 Lightning conversions (1/72 scale tone 3-view drwg + plan view + 4 tone profiles); First Principles; 8th Army in the Desert part 7 (sic) – reconaissance units; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 19: Gladiator (2 tone profiles); Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Aviation Photopage; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor; In The Field – British Army Exercise in Malaysia
Vol.15 No.6 February 1974
In the Air – Canberra Miscellany; 8th Army in the Desert part 8 – lines of communication; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 EM-EW; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 20: Hawker Fury (3 tone profiles + 4 unit insignia); In The Field – Saab-Scania military vehicles; Experimental and Prototype aircraft No.1: Blackburn Cubaroo (1:144 scale tone 3-view drwg); British Infantry Conversions – 54 mm figures; Renaissance Warfare part 9 – The Swiss; News Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.7 March 1974
In the Air – RAF Germany; 8th Army in the Desert part 9 – engineer and ordnance units; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 21: Hawker Demon (7 tone profiles + 5 unit insignia); Renaissance Warfare – The Turks Part 1: the Spahis; Finnish Buffalos and Fiat G.50s (Buffalo tone 3-view, tone profile + markings details; Fiat G.50 tone 3-view + tone profile); Model Soldiers in 54 mm; In The Field – the Irish Army; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 EX-FO; Military Modelling – PzKw III recovery vehicle; Aviation Photopage; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.8 April 1974
In the Air – Sopwith Camel for Yeovilton Museum; News from Airfix; Renaissance Warfare – The Turks Part 2: Janissaries and others; 8th Air Force P-51D colour schemes (7 tone profiles); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 1; Miscellaneous News and Requests; Military Modelling – Humber FV1611 ‘Pig’; Fighting Colours 1914-1937 Part 22: End of an Era; In The Field – Leopard tank; Exercise Hardfall – British Army photo feature; 8th Army in the Desert part 10 – final part; Aviation Photopage; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.9 May 1974
In the Air – 1973 Air-Space Fair, Point Mugu; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 1: Army aircraft 1914-mid 1916; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 2: 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1685; Aviation Photopage; CAM-Ship Hurricanes; Military Modelling – FV432 APC; Junkers 88 night fighter variants (1:91 scale sketches + 8 tone profiles + 1:91 scale tone 3-view drwg); In The Field – FV 721 ‘Fox’ armoured car; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 FO-F4; Renaissance Warfare – Part 12: The Scots; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.10 June 1974
In the Air – British Airways after the merger; Renaissance Warfare – Part 13: The Polish Army; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 2: Army aircraft July 1916-Mar 1918; Detailing ‘Monty’s’ Humber staff car; IPMS AGM; RNethAF F-104 marking schemes (8 tone profiles + details sketches); Model Soldiers in 54 mm; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 3: 2nd and 3rd Foot Guards 1685; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 F5-GP; In The Field – British infantry fire support vehicles + Chieftain ARV; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.11 July 1974
In the Air – Hannover Air Show; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 4: Artillery Train uniforms pre-1716; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 GQ-G4; News from Airfix; Modelling from vacuform kits; In The Field – Larkhill firepower demonstration; Renaissance Warfare – Part 14: Spanish Infantry; At home with the Fleet Air Arm; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 3: Army aircraft Mar 1918-Nov 1918; F-84F Thunderstreak in close-up; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.15 No.12 August 1974
In the Air – Biggin Hill Air Fair; Military Modelling – SdKfz 251 Hannomag; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 4: Naval aircraft Aug 1914-Nov 1918; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 4: The Grey Dragoons; Air Commandos in action – Royal Marine helicopter transports; Spitfire/Seafire variants – tabulations of variant features and various other data + 1:72 scale sketches of variant differences; Model Soldiers in 54 mm; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 G5-9G; Renaissance Warfare – Part 15: Spanish Ginetes to Caballos Corazas; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.1 September 1974
In the Air – Greenham Common 1974; Renaissance Warfare – Part 16: The French; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 5: German Army serial numbers; Phantom detials and conversions – F-4 modelling (3 tone profiles + two 1:72 scale side views of variants); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 5: The First Troop of Horse Guards 1685; In The Field – Aldershot Army display; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 HA-HR; 8th Army in the Desert – simple figure conversions; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.2 October 1974
In the Air – RAF Binbrook open day; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 6: Coldstream Guards c1703-4; Detailing HMS Hood in two scales; News from Airfix; Renaissance Warfare – Part 17: The Imperialists; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 HR-H3; In The Field – Euromissile anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures; The Fleet Air Arm in war and peace Part 1: The RNAS; German National Markings 1914-1918 Part 6: Naval serial numbers; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.3 November 1974
In the Air – Farnborough air show; SR-71 Blackbird; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 2; The Fleet Air Arm in war and peace Part 2: 1920s-30s; In The Field – Fort Widley military vehicle rally; Renaissance Warfare – Part 18: Persians and other easterners; News from Airfix; Experimental and Prototype Aircraft No.2: Bristol 138A (scale 3-view tone drwg); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 7: Marlborough’s grenadiers; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 H4-9H; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.4 December 1974
In the Air – SEPECAT Jaguar; 8th Army in the Desert – more figure conversions; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 1 – prime role of the air arm; HS 1182 Hawk in 1:72 scale – scratch build (3-view scale drawing); Renaissance Warfare – Part 19: the Dutch army; The Fleet Air Arm in war and peace Part 3: Into WW2; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 2; In The Field – the Scorpion family; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 8: Marlburian Ensigns; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 IA-IO; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.5 January 1975
In the Air – Boeing future projects; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 3; Finnish AF Storchs and Lysanders (2 tone 3-view drwgs + 1 tone profile + sketches); Renaissance Warfare – Part 20: The Swedish army; Rocket-firing Hannomag conversion; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 2 – the first artillery observation aircraft (17 tone drwgs of RE8 unit markings); In The Field – German fortifications in Jersey; The Fleet Air Arm in war and peace Part 4: end of the war; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 9: Foot Guards in 1742; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 IO-I3; News from Airfix; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for the Wargamer; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.6 February 1975
In the Air – misc. pictorial; The Fleet Air Arm in war and peace Part 5: post-war to the present day; 8th Army in the Desert – simple soft-skin vehicle models; Peninsular War figure conversions; Vickers Merchantman – conversion from Vanguard (1 tone profile); In The Field – The Rapier enters service; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 3 – Little Ack and Big Ack (5 tone drwgs of FK8 unit markings); Renaissance Warfare – Part 21: The Swedish army (continued); Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 I4-7I; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 4; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for the Wargamer; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.7 March 1975
In the Air – 67th ARRS aircraft; Modelling the Fox armoured car; Scorpion in close-up; Rolls-Royce Flying Bedstead – scratch-built model (1/72 scale 3-view + sketches); Peninsular War figure conversions; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 4 – Close support (3-view tone drwg of Salamander markings); Renaissance Warfare – Part 22: The Muscovites; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 8I-JE; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 5; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 10: The 15th Foot circa 1750; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.8 April 1975
In the Air – Scottish Aviation Bulldog; Peninsular War figure conversions; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 5 – adapting the Bristol Fighter (4 tone profiles); Scratch-building large-scale tanks; In The Field – 105 mm Light Gun; Napoleonic Wargaming; Canberra conversions (1:72 scale sketches); Renaissance Warfare – Part 23: The Muscovites (continued); News from Airfix; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 11: The 1st The Royal Dragoons c.1742; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 JE-JT; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.9 May 1975
In the Air – North Sea oil rig helicopter operations; Peninsular War figure conversions; Napoleonic Wargaming; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 JU-9J; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 12: 20th Foot circa 1749; Modelling fictional figures; Grumman Avenger conversions (five 1:72 scale views + 4 tone profiles); Scratch-building large-scale tanks – part 2; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 6 – Armstrong Whitworth Atlas (1 tone profile); Renaissance Warfare – Part 24: The English Civil War; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.10 June 1975
News from Airfix; In the Air – 781 Squadron Royal Navy; Return from Balaclava – 54 mm figures part 6; ‘Revenge’ galleon; Artillery Museum at Woolwich; P-51H Mustang conversion (tone 2-view drwg); Cruiser tank Mk 1 in 1:35 scale; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 7 – Wapiti (2 tone rudder drwgs); Operation Sealion – the non-invasion; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 KA-KK; Napoleonic Wargaming; Peninsular War figure conversions; In The Field – A day with the TAVR; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 13: 1st Royal Dragoons c 1742; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Photopage – the Duxford RE8; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.11 July 1975
News from Airfix; In the Air – Short Skyvan, air display dates 1975; Cruiser tank Mk 1 in 1:35 scale – continued; Japanese Brewster Buffalo (2 tone profiles); Operation Sealion – British forces; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 KK-KQ; Visit to the ‘One Seventy Second Circle’ – aircraft modelling group; Twin-seat Lightning T.4 conversion (1:72 scale tone 2-view drwg); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 14: The Royal Artillery 1742-1748; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 8 – Audax (2 tone profiles + 6 tone rudder drwgs); In The Field – British infantry weapons; Peninsular War figure conversions; 8th Army in the Desert – towed artillery; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.16 No.12 August 1975
News from Airfix; In the Air – Paris air show; Light Tank Mk VIB in 1:35 scale; Operation Sealion – ‘Dad’s Army’; ‘Minesweeping’ Heinkel He 111 conversion (3 small tone 4-view drwgs + 1:72 scale detail drwgs); Peninsular War figure conversions; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 9 – adapting for army co-op (no drwgs); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 15: The Royal Dragoons c 1767; Sultan of Oman Defenders (BN2A Defender tone 5-view); In The Field – The Royal Armoured Corps on display; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 KR-KZ; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor; Aviation photopage
Vol.17 No.1 September 1975
News from Airfix; In the Air – Metz AdlA open day, Hatfield open day; Operation Sealion – the German plans; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 K2-LE; Army-Air Colours 1914-37 part 10 – Hawker Hector (no drwgs); Matilda Mk I in 1:35 scale; Motorising model aircraft; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 17: Royal American Regt of Foot; Painting Luftwaffe camouflage; Satory ’75 – French arms manufacturers exhibition; Peninsular War figure conversions; In The Field – Exercise ‘Ardent Ground’; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.2 October 1975
In the Air – Middle Wallop Army Air Day; Operation Sealion – the German forces; Napoleonic military uniform research; In The Field – The Royal Engineers; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 18: The first light cavalry; Sea Harrier conversion (1:72 side view drwg + sketches); Von Barner’s Brunswick Jager – military figure conversion; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 1 – Lysander (2 tone profiles + tone plan view); Detailing the ‘Amazon’ class frigates; The Lyndhurst Collection of military vehicles; Swiss Air Force at Dubendorf; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 LF-LJ; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.3 November 1975
In the Air – St Mawgan Open Day, Yeovilton Open Day; US Infantry figure conversion 1813-14; Operation Sealion – wargaming; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 2 – No 22 Group goes to war (no drwgs); Renaissance Warfare – figure conversions; 8th Army in the Desert – self-propelled artillery; Douglas AEW.1 Skyraider conversion (1:72 scale plan view + 2 tone profiles & detail views); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 19: The Regiment of Marines; In The Field – Modern British self-propelled artillery; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 LJ-LU; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.4 December 1975
News from Airfix; In the Air – USS Nimitz; Duplex Drive Sherman tank; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 3 – Lysander in action (4 tone profiles); Renaissance Warfare – figure conversions continued; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 20: 15th (The King’s) Light Dragoons c 1778; MiG-21MF ‘Fishbed J’ conversion (1:72 scale 5-view drwg); Operation Sealion – wargaming continued; Mexican 11th Infantry of 1847 figure conversion; Royal Marines museum; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 LV-9L; New Kits and Models; News for the Wargamer; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.5 January 1976
[Now A4 page size]. A letter from the Editor; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; News from Airfix; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 21: Cuidich’n Righ (Help to the King); Operation Sealion as a wargame – nautical models; US infantryman of the Mexican War – 54 mm figure conversion; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 L-MO; Modelling Russian military trucks – GAZ AA, AAA & BA 10; Modelling the Ju 87B (1:72 scale 3v tone drwg + tone profile); Northern Militaire show; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 4 – Command and the Tomahawk (3 tone profiles + tone plan view); The gun of the future – FH70 artillery gun; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.6 February 1976
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 MP-M4; Modelling coastal fortifications; Adding detail to HMS Apollo; American Civil War Zouave in 54 mm; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 5 – Enter the Blenheim (no drwgs); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 22: Infantry uniforms in the 1790s; RB-57F conversion from a Canberra (1:72 scale sketches, 1:100 scale 3-view drwg); 8th Army in the desert – modelling specialised armour; F-14 Tomcat photo feature; Americans invade Dorset – Exercise Triple Jubilee; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Photo Page; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.7 March 1976
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Canada’s Ram cruiser tank; General Dynamics F-111E (3 sketches + 1 tone profile); IPMS National Championships; Modelling inland fortifications; Dassault-Breguet and their aircraft (photos only); Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 M5-9M; Exercise Advent Express; American Civil War figures in 54 mm; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 6 – The Blenheim serves again (3 tone profiles + tone plan view); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 23: 2nd Dragoon Guards circa 1795; Model Engineer Exhibition 1976; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.8 April 1976
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 24: The Regiment de Roll; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 7 – Enter the Mustang (2 tone profiles + tone plan view); British infantry in North America – 54 mm figures; Renault R-35/40 tank in 1:76; Bleriot XI (tone 3-view drwg + detail sketches from rigging handbook); Updating HMS Devonshire; Operation Sealion as a wargame; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 NA-NE; Ram tank in service 1942-1945; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.9 May 1976
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 25: Royal American Regiment 1797; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 8 – The Mustang in action (2 tone profiles + tone plan view); Lutjens class destroyers; A week with the Air Training Corps; Finnish armour 1939-1945; Kirkby Cadet Mk III in 1:72 scale (1:72 scale 4-view tone drwg + detail sketches); Operation Sealion as a wargame; Royal Marines Corporal 1865 – 54 mm figure; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 NF-NH; Modelling the Ram tank; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.10 June 1976
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 9 – The Hotspur, first of the gliders (no drwgs); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 26: The Regiments von Hompesch; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 NI-NR; Centurion Mk 5 in 1:76 scale; TSR 2 scratch built (1:72 scale 4-view and detail & section drwgs); 20 mm Oerlikon AA gun; Real story of the F-80 featured in the Airfix kit; Southern Militaire report; Anti-aircraft Bren gun team – 54 mm figures; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.11 July 1976
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; TSR 2 postscript; Boer War armoured train part 1 – Armoured locomotive; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 27: Line infantry 1799-1800; Super Sabres! – Indiana ANG F-100 visit to Lakenheath; SP 25 pdr Sexton in 1:76 scale; Shuttleworth Spitfire conversion (1:72 tone 3-view + sketches); Model figures in Plastic Padding; Super-detailing the Bugatti 35B; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 NR-NV; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 10 – Continuing the Hotspur story (no drwgs); New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.17 No.12 August 1976
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 28: Infantry jackets 1802-1815; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 11 – Hotspur markings (Mk II 3-view tone drwg + Mk I tone profile); Dingo scout car and AEC Mk I; B-57 A to D – Canberra conversions (1:72 scale drwgs + sketches); HMS ‘Ulysses’- modelling Dido Class cruisers; Boer War armoured train part 2 – Gun, rifle and searchlight trucks; Present Arms ’76; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 NV-OA; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.1 September 1976
Modellers Diary; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Boer War armoured train part 3 – Maxim gun truck; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 29: Infantry headdress 1812-1815; Night Fighters part 1 (Sopwith Camel 1:48 scale tone 3-view); Hungarian armour during World War 2; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 12 – Enter the Horsa (4-view tone drwg); Infantry weapons for the 1980s; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 OB-ON; Talking wargaming; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.2 October 1976
Modellers Diary; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 13 – Horsa operations commence (no drwgs); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 30: The Light Dragoons 1784-1800; Sherman ‘Crab’ flail tank; Night Fighters part 2 (Defiant tone 3-view + sketches + 2 x Bf 109 & 2 x Fw 190 tone profiles); Pioneer, German Sturmbattalion – 54 mm figure; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 ON-OT; World War 2 armoured trains; Talking wargaming; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Photo Page; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.3 November 1976
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; military vehicle extra details; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 14 – By Horsa to Normandy (no drwgs); Maryland drummer, 1814 – 54 mm figure; Farnborough 1976; Modellers Diary; Battlegroup in Action – Canadian training range for British Army; Night Fighters part 3 (Turbinlite Havoc & Beaufighter tone 3-views + sketches + 2 x Mosquito tone profiles); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 31: Dragoons and Dragoon Guards 1796; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 OT-5O; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.4 December 1976
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 15 – To cross the Rhine (no drwgs); Battlegroup in Action part 2 – Canadian training range for British Army; Talking wargaming; Modellers Diary; Night Fighters part 4 – Ju 88 variants (Ju 88G-7a tone 3-view + sketches + 7 x Ju 88 side views); Lee & Grant tanks; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 32: The Light Dragoons 1811-1816; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 6O-PG; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.5 January 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 33: Hussars 1796-1815; The ‘Thuds’ at Lakenheath – ANG F-105 markings; Battlegroup photopage; Tornado by the tail! (2 sketches of prototype tail mods); Viking on the Plain of Gold – Mars lander (11 drawings); Lee & Grant tanks part 2; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 PH-PL; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 1; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 16 – Operation ‘Market’ (no drwgs); 1:32 scale AFV crew figures; Modellers Diary; Talking wargaming; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.6 February 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Strong Arm of the Low Countries – Dutch & Belgian F-104s (4 sketches, 1 tone 3v); Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 PM-PP; Talking wargaming; Modellers Diary; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 34: Royal Regiment of Artillery 1815; ‘City’ Class cruisers – HMS Belfast conversion; Soviet assault helicopter – Mi-24 Hind A (scale 3-view + 8 sketches); Alligator! – Buffalo to LVT(A)1 conversion; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 2; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 17 – Operation ‘Market’ continued (Horsa 3-v drwg); Northern Militaire show report; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for Wargamers; Letters to the Editor (5 Defiant side view variant drwgs)
Vol.18 No.7 March 1977
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Modellers Diary; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 18 – Hamilcar tank transports (no drwgs); Champion lads! – IMPS National Championships; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Part 35: Royal Horse Artillery; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 PQ-PS; Talking wargaming; Strong Arm of the Low Countries part 2 – Dutch & Belgian F-104s, F-5s, Mirage 5s (8 squadron insignia tone drwgs), USAFE F-4s; Japanese Tank Markings 1941-1945; Avro Tudor – vacform kit (no drwgs); Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 3; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for Wargamers; Letters to the Editor (Horsa 3-view drwg)
Vol.18 No.8 April 1977
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics (incl Canberra TT.18 details); Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 4; Modellers Diary; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 19 – Hamilcar tank transports (3v tone drwg); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Infantry 1816-1820; Twins that played triple roles – the warship twin 4-inch Mk XVI AA gun; Hitler’s Atlantic Wall; Soviet tank designations; Built a ‘Brick’ – Slingsby Sedburgh Mk 1 glider (scale 5v drwg); Air wargaming part 1; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 PT-PY; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.9 May 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Royal Australian Navy cruiser conversions by I.M. Fleming; Modellers Diary; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 5; Canadian Armoured Snowmobile; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 PY-P2; Handley Page Heyford (no drwgs); Air wargaming part 2; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Infantry uniforms 1820-1830; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 20 – Hamilcars in action (2v tone drwg); Talking wargaming; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.10 June 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Modellers Diary; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 6; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 P3-3P; HMS Hotspur ‘Hero’ class destroyer; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 21 – Gliders from the USA (no drwgs); Talking wargaming; A-10 Tank Buster! (cutaway drwg); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Officers 12th Lancers 1829-1831; Air wargaming part 3; Land-Rover Rescue Tender; Glorious Hunters – Hawker Hunter F Mk 6/GA Mk 11/FGA Mk 9(5 tone 2v drwgs); New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for Wargamers; Let’s make a date…; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.11 July 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Modellers Diary; Photo Page; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Royal Horse Guards 1822-1830; BMSS Annuals; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 7; The Last of The Thunderbolts – P-47N conversion (3v drwg + 4 sketches); Operation Griffon – Panzer 150 Brigade; Aggressor Squadron – 527th TFTAS at Alconbury (no drwgs); Talking wargaming; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 8P-QJ; Air wargaming part 4; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 22 – Gliders from the USA continued (no drwgs); New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.18 No.12 August 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 23 – Slingsby Hengist glider (no drwgs); Modellers Diary; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 QK-QO; Neapolitan Cavalry 1807-1815 part l; 15 cm schweres Infantriegeschutz field gun; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 8; Paris Air Show; Long-nosed Thunderbolt – XP-47H conversion (3v drwg + 1 sketch); Indian Cavalryman of 1914; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.1 September 1977
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Rail Review; Workhorses of World War One – British A type lorries; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 QO-QW; Sukhoi Su-7 scratch-build (5v scale drwg + 3 sketches); Murat’s Kingdom – Neapolitan uniforms part 2; Photo Page – armour only; MAFVA Showtime; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 24 – Enter the Rotary Wing (3 tone drwgs of Rotachute III & 2v drwg of Hafner PD6); Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 9; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for Wargamers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.2 October 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Finningley Flypast; Spithead review; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 Scots Greys 1815-1820; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 QX-8Q; Wheels of the RAF part 1 – Introduction; Rail Review; Whirlwind – WW2 fighter (3v tone drwg); Duxford military vehicle rally; Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 9; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 25 – target towing (no drwgs); The day of the Scorpion – Scorpion AFV family; First of the ‘Counties’ – HMS Suffolk; New Kits and Models; News for Wargamers; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.3 November 1977
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 RA-RF; Wheels of the RAF part 2 – RFC MT; BMSS Inter-Branch 1977; Japanese Self-Defence Force AFVs; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 26 – providing target facilities (no drwgs); Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 10; Lewis Machine Gun; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 1st Dragoon Guards 1890; Bi-Centennial F-111E (tone 3v drwg + 3 sketches); Rail Review; Lynx navy helicopter (no drwg); New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.4 December 1977
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Jaguar Jamboree – RAF Jaguars close-up; Skink AA Tank conversion; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 RG-RO; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 3rd Light Dragoons 1832; Trip in a TriStar (2 tone profiles); Wheels of the RAF part 3 – RNAS and the early AFVs; Rail Review; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 27 – Providing target facilities continued (no drwgs); To honour the Queen – Hercules in Finningley flypast; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.5 January 1978
News from Airfix; Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Wheels of the RAF part 4 – MT and the Commonwealth Air Forces 1915-1919; Rail Review; Bugatti 35B photo feature; Napoleonic Campaigning; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 RP-RT; Model 56 Pack Howitzer; German Phantoms – Luftwaffe F-4F & RF-E use (unit badges + 2 tone profiles); British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 The Rifle Brigade c1833; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 28 – The ideal target towing aeroplane (no drwgs); Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 part 12(sic); Lancashire Fusilier circa 1900; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.6 February 1978
New from Airfix – Jungle Outpost, Focke-Wulf Fw-190F-8, Golden Hind; Air, land and sea; Northern Militaire; Marine Corps small arms; Army Air colours, 1937 – 1945, Part 29 – Ideal target towing aeroplane, Part 2 – scale drawing, four tone profile; Rail review; Wheels of the RAF, Part 5 – Formative years; Steam gun boats – scale drawing; Nieuport enigmas; Franco – Prussian War – modelling figures; British Army uniforms, 1660 – 1900 – 12th or East Suffilk Regiment, c. 1846; Squadron codes and colours, 1939 – 56 – RT – SD; New kits and models; New books; Reader’s letters.
Vol.19 No.7 March 1978
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; IPMS champions; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 SE-SK; Wheels of the RAF part 6 – The Crossleys; Rail Review; 7th US Cavalry part 1; Calculated Modelling – scale sizes from photos; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 The 92nd Highlanders c1847; HMS Tiger kit conversions by I.M. Fleming; Danish Hussar 1813; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 30 – An eye for the guns – The Auster Story (no drwgs); Jubilee Colours – aircraft markings review; Photo Page – Bf 109G-6; Model Engineer Exhibition 1978; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.8 April 1978
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics (including RAF between the wars photos); ’58 Pattern Webbing; Armoured Warfare in the Far East part 1; Corporal of the Ross-shire Buffs; Rail Review; FV 180 combat engineer vehicle; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 SL-SS; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 31 – Auster development and use in the Med. (no drwgs); 7th US Cavalry part 2; “HMS Ulysses and all that” (conversion of HMS Ajax to Alastair McLean’s fictional cruiser) by I.M. Fleming; Wheels of the RAF part 7 – The Leyland monopoly; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; News for Wargamers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.9 May 1978
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Type 92 Japanese howitzer; Wheels of the RAF part 8 – Motorcycles; Fw 190A-8 part 1 (7 sketches); Magnetic MG – MG K3 Magnette racer; German Infantry Weapons – WW2 weapons; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 32 – Observation for victory (tone 4-view drwg); Armoured Warfare in the Far East part 2; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 19th Regiment of Foot 1852; Rail Review; ‘Perth’ Class DDGs; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 SS-9S; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.10 June 1978
News from Airfix – 1:8 Honda Road Racer, Dornier Do-17, English musketeer; Air, land and sea; Focke Wulf Fw-190A-8, Part 2 – four tone profiles; British Army uniforms, 1660 – 1900 – 74th Highland Regiment of Foot, 1850 – 1851; Wheels of the RAF, Part 9 – WWII camouflage and markings; Rail review; Napoleonic Wargames figures, Part 1; Hansa Brandenburg W.33 – scale drawings, four tone profile; Naval modelling – County Class cruisers scale drawings by I.M. Fleming; Army Air colours 1937 – 1945; Tunbridge Wells Wargames Day; Vehcile modelling – Karrier charabanc; Squadron codes and colours 1939 – 1956 – TA – T3; New kits and models; New books; Reader’s letters; Nieuport notes
Vol.19 No.11 July 1978
Air, land and Sea – misc armed forces news & pics; Army-Air Colours 1937-45 part 34 – The last rounds (no drwgs); 2 pdr QF Mk VIII naval gun; Camofoliage – realistic foliage effects; Rail Review; Voodooo! – 81st TFW use (2 tone profiles, 3 tone fin and wingtip drwgs, 4 unit badges); Napoleonic Wargame Figures part 2; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 T4-UP; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 The Heavy Brigade at Balaclava 1854; Wheels of the RAF part 10 – WW2 Type Number Markings; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.19 No.12 August 1978
Air Land and Sea – Bassingbourn Anglo American Air Festival, Biggin Hill Air Fair, B-25’s over Gloucestershire, Thruxton War Day; Royal Navy, Coastal Forces part 1; Napoleonic Wargames Figures part 3-the British; JUMBO! Modelling the M4A3E2 Sherman in 1:76 scale; Wheels of the RAF Part 11 – World War 2 theatres and campaigns; Rail Review, girder bridge conversions; Russian Flying Colours Part 1 – British Influence; Fiat G.91T conversion (1/72 plans); Japanese small arms; Royal Marine Corps Grenadier; Squadron Codes and Colours 1939-56 UP to UV; New Kits and Models – reviews section: ESCI military vehicles, Italerei figures, Matchbox militaria, Heller figures, Heller Saab J 29, Tamiya Crocodile, ESCI Hs 129, ESCI Hs 123, Hornby Diesel Loco; Book reviews – the Mosquito Manual, Komet the Me 163, Soviet Aircraft of Today, The RAF a pictorial history, The Observers Book Of Aircraft, Janes Pocket Book 20 Helicopters, Janes Pocket Book 2 Major Combat Aircraft, Aircraft Museums Directory, Hitler’s Germanic Legions, Military Flags of the World 1618-1900, After The Battle No 20; Letters to the editor
Vol.20 No.1 September 1978
News from Airfix; TAC Air ’78 – TAM 1978 at Wildenrath; Royal Navy Coastal Forces part 2; Napoleonic Wargame Figures part 4; Wheels of the RAF part 12 – The postwar scene; Duxford – air display photos; British Army Uniforms 1660-1900 The Royal Artillery in Crimea; Luftwaffe Lysander – Henschel Hs 126 (7 sketches); Aldershot – Army Equipment Exhibition; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 2 – the aircraft go to war (4 national markings drwgs); Thunderchief – F-105 in Europe (3 tone profiles); The ‘Thuds’ Return – AFRes F-105s visit Sculthorpe; Rail Review; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 UW-9U; New Kits and Models; Books for Modellers; Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.2 October 1978
News from Airfix – CMP artillery tractor and Whirlwind helicopter among new releases; ‘Queen Elizabeth’ class battleships – conversion ideas from the Airfix Warspite kit by Ian Fleming; Puzzle Corner – A little conversion competition to test your wits; Model Soldier Course – First of a new series on plastic figure construction by Roy Dilley; Squadron Codes and Colours 1939-1956 VA-2V described by Michael J. F. Bowyer and John D. R. Rawlings; Military DC-10 – KC-1OA details and drawings for conversion fans (3-view drg); Build this model shipyard – an ideal ‘industry’ for model rail layouts or dioramas by Michael Andress; Wheels of the RAF Part 13 – tanker vehicles and their markings by Bruce Robertson; Royal Naval Coastal Forces Part 3 – the Vosper Type 2, by John Lambert; Barracuda Mk V Conversion – project for all naval aircraft enthusiasts by Alan Butler; Roof over Britain – How the AA gun sites were laid out, plus 3.7-inch AA gun drawings and models by John Sandars; Which Signals? – A Look at the best in signal kits for British Model Railways by Michael Andress; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models Reviewed; Bookshop – New publications of interest to modellers; Mailbox – Letters to the editor from our readers; Classified Advertisements – bargains in small ads
Vol.20 No.3 November 1978
News from Airfix – Westland Whirlwind, USS Forrestal; 54 mm British infantry, 1939 – 45, Multiple train control system, Orion 2001 Spacecraft; Aircraft modelling – Tank Ta-152H in 1:32 – scale plans; Wheels of the RAF, Part 14 – Trailers for airfield and recovery use; Napoleonic Wargames Figures – Baden infantry, 1805 0 14; Russian Flying Colours, Part 3 – Farmans and Voisins; Railway modelling – main line station; Military modelling – Model soldier course; New books; Royal Naval coastal forces – post war developments – scale drawings; Squadron codes and colours, 1939 – 1956 – WA – 9W; Foden family – low and medium mobility trucks; Aircraft modelling – de Havilland Tiger Moth – scale drawings, four tone profiles; New kits and models; Reader’s letters.
Vol.20 No.4 December 1978
The Military Landrover – Nearly 30 Years Of Service Recalled by John Reed; Wheels of the RAF Part 15 – the Ford Model T and the Hucks Starter by Bruce Robertson; Modelling the Fairey P4/34 – Take One Me 110 Kit and Transform It with Alan Butler (1/72 scale 3-view line drgs); Napoleonic Wargames Figures – Minor German States described by Terence Wise; Any Old Iron? – A Railway Scrap Yard Makes A Compact Lineside Industry by Michael Andress; Farnborough ’78 – A Look At Significant Exhibits By Peter Guiver; Model Soldier Course – Simple Figure Painting By Roy Dilley; 192 Windsor Carrier – Intricate But Interesting Conversion By M. W. Starmer; Twin Conversion: Spitfire / Seafire – Choice of Two Similar Projects by K. Northmore; Napoleonics to Normans – Interesting 54 mm Figure Conversions by Chris Gravett (1/72 2-view scale line drgs); Squadron Codes and Colours 1939-1956 XA-2X described by Michael J. F. Bowyer and John D. R. Rawlings; Bookshelf – New Publications of Interest to Modellers; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models Reviewed; News from Airfix – Stutz Bearcat and Stuka Released; Mailbox – Letters To the Editor from Our Readers
Vol.20 No.5 January 1979
Modelling the Bison – concrete armoured vehicles; Whirlwind Memories – WW2 fighter (3 drwgs); Make a Lockheed 14 (4 1:72 scale drwgs); Make a diesel depot – railway building; Wheels of the RAF part 16 – Standard AFVs between the wars; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 YA-Y3; Ark’s Angels – HMS Ark Royal air group 1978; British Infantry 1939-45 – infantry small arms; Roy Dilley’s Model Soldier Course; The later ‘Manxman’ – warship; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; News from Airfix; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.6 February 1979
News from Airfix; Messerschmitt 109 Miscellany – improving Bf 109 kits; Battle of Britain Museum, Hendon; Napoleonic Wargame Figures part ?; Iwo Jima – figure diorama; Modelling African Railways; Wheels of the RAF part 17 – Basic signals vehicles; Saviem-Berliet Trucks; Squadron Codes and colours 1939-1956 ZA-ZP; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 4 – Moranes, training and fighting (13 small tone drwgs); Armoured Model T – Ford car conversion; Tiger Moths Abroad (9 tone profiles); The Prussian Army 1808-1815 part 1; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Photopage; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.7 March 1979
Royal Air Force Jaguars part 1 – 226 OCU (4 tone profiles); Post-war Tigers – UK Tiger Moths since 1945 (11 tone profiles + 2 tone plan views); Wheels of the RAF part 18 – Cranes and lifting vehicles; Green Goddess – fire engine; A Yard in a Yard – railway layouts; Roy Dilley’s Model Soldier Course; Pugs with a difference – loco conversion; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 5 – Captive aircraft and Nieuports (3 tone drwgs); Royal Navy Fast Minelayers by I.M. Fleming; Make a camouflaged Jet Provost 4 (4-view tone drwg); Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Photopage; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.8 April 1979
News From Airfix; Airfix Multiple Train Control; Royal Air Force Jaguars Part 2 aircraft and markings of RAF Coltishall; Volvo and Stonefield cross-country vehicles; The Prussian Army 1808-1815, uniforms in detail part 2; Russian Flying Colours Part 6 the later Nieuport’s; Make a Ram Kangaroo, armour conversion information; USAF Europe Squadron Codes, a short series identifying all codes and units, Part 1; A Yard in a Yard, a tiny OO/HO rail layout with big possibilities – part 2; Military Ford Model T, conversion projects for the 1:32 Airfix Model T kit; Napoleonic Wargames Figures, modelling troops of Holland, Italy, Naples and Poland; Wheels of the RAF, Part 19 – fire/crash vehicles; Model Soldier Course, Part 1 on making larger group settings for diorama’s; Bookshelf – book reviews; Hobbyshop – new kits and models reviewed, including Railways, mine loader & Piko DR class OI 4-2-6, Breyer Stablemates 54mm scale horses, Mackenzie Kardsmen, 54mm scale ‘flat’ figures, Revell Foxbat, visible Ford Engine, ESCI Dassault-Breguet Mirage F1C 1:48 scale, Heller ‘La Belle Poule’ 1:200 scale ship, Jack Kine Scenic Modelling set, Nova 1:72
scale Avro Vulcan B2, Airframe Martin-Baker MB.2 1:72 scale; Photopage; Mailbox
Vol.20 No.9 May 1979
News from Airfix; Hawker Henley in 1:72 scale (scale 2-view drwg + sketches); Make stone buildings this way; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 7 – The Emergent Nations (6 tone drwgs); Air Display Diary 1979; Bedford QL Portee/GS – truck conversion; Corps of Guides Cavalry – figure conversion; Making cast models from kits – assembling metal car kits; Ferris schemes – Ferris aircraft camouflage (12 tone profiles + 7 plan views); Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Roy Dilley’s Model Soldier Course; The Prussian Army 1808-1815 part 3; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.10 June 1979
News from Airfix – Focke Wulf Fw-190D, GWR Conflat, Supermarine Spitfire Mk I; Spitfire memories – Spitfire Mk I – markings summary, four tone profiles; Railway modelling – Royal Scot revisited; Napoleonic Wargames Figures – Spanish and Portuguese troops; USAF Europe squadron codes; RAF Squadron Codes, 1939 – 1956 – YS – 9Y; Military modelling – Model soldier course; Early mechanised manoeuvres – British armour between the wars; Photopage; Royal Air Force Jaguars, Part 3 – RAF Germany Strike Wing; Wheels of the RAF, Part 20 – Ambulances; Railway modelling – Yard in a yard, Part 3; New books; Planning a diorama; New kits and models; Reader’s letters.
Vol.20 No.11 July 1979
News from Airfix; A True Marine – multipose US Marine figures; SS-type airship in 1:72 (4 pages scale drwgs + sketches); Low relief structures – buildings for layouts; The Prussian Army 1808-1815 part 4; USAF Europe Squadron Codes part 3; Try epoxy resin tanks – resin AFV kits; Hawker Hurricane memories (7 tone profiles); British AFV markings between the wars; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; A scrapyard for your railway layout; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 8 – Spads and Sikorskys (8 tone drwgs); Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor
Vol.20 No.12 August 1979
News from Airfix; Two for beginners – 2 figure conversions; British Fortifications 1940 part 1; Oil storage – feature for railway layout; The Prussian Army 1808-1815 part 5; Tank recovery in the 1930s; Make an Aussie Bird Dog – O-1 conversion (2 tone profiles + plan view) + Australian Army pictorial; Soviet infantry small arms 1941-45; Spitfire parade (4 col profiles of Spitfire Mk I); The Gloster F.5/34 in 1:72 scale (scale 3-view drwg); The Royal Air Force 63ft High Speed Launch; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 8(sic) – Mainly Sopwiths (4 tone drwgs); Roy Dilley’s Model Soldier Course; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor; PS – Editor’s notebook
Vol.21 No.1 September 1979
News from Airfix; The Cougar File – F9F (2 3-view drawings); Update the ‘Forrestal’; British Fortifications 1940 part 2; The T-50 infantry tank; Modelling the Sea Harrier – Harrier conversion (profile drwg + small 3-view drwg); Russian flying colours 1911-1920 part 9 – The Revolution period (4 tone profiles); Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Roy Dilley’s Model Soldier Course; Napoleonic Wargame Figures part ?; Wheels of the RAF part 21 – Aircraft Tractors; British Army Trucks and Infantry vehicles of the 1930s; Uniform details for the Airfix Skinner’s Horse; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor; PS – Editor’s notebook
Vol.21 No.2 October 1979
Making cast models from kits – assembling a metal traction engine kit; The De Havilland Chipmunk (7 tone profiles + 2 plan views); The Prussian Army 1808-1815 part 6; The uniform of 1st Skinner’s Horse 1895-1914; Mustang Memories – P-51Bs in the UK (no drwgs); Back Projection photography; Napoleonic Wargame Figures part 10; Moving Day – moving house with your models; SS-type Airship Addenda; XM-1 – US Army battle tank; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor; PS – Editor’s notebook
Vol.21 No.3 November 1979
News from Airfix;BAC One-Eleven (2 3-view drwgs + 3 sketches); Modelling fairground transport; The RAAF Mustags (3 tone profiles); Building the Airfix model RAF High Speed Launch; British Army Artillery vehicles between the wars; Four from the Desert war – 4 figure conversions; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; British Fortifications 1940 part 3; To war on motor skis – Soviet Aerosan snow vehicles; Saab’s latest Viggen – JA37 (no drwgs); Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor; PS – Editor’s notebook
Vol.21 No.4 December 1979
Royal Navy ‘A’ to ‘I’ class destroyers by I.M. Fleming; Chipmunk footnote – airframe lettering (tone 3-view + instrument panels); Napoleonic Wargame Figures part 11; Wheels of the RAF part 22 – Trolleys; MB3 in 1:72 scale – Martin Baker MB3 (3-view scale drwg); Elite Company Corporal – 2nd Hussars 1813; Lancaster in colour (2 col profiles); Thirty years of Canberras part 1: Early marks (no drwgs); Rolls-Royce Cargo truck; Scammell Lorries; Bookshelf – Books for Modellers; Hobbyshop – New Kits and Models; Photopage; Mailbox – Letters to the Editor; PS – Editor’s notebook

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