Scale Aviation – Contents Listing

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No.1 April 1998
He 219 Uhu main feature, complete with extensive research photos taken by Tamiya of the only existing example of the plane; mini “Aero Detail” on Bf 109G-6 Black 6 with 40 full-colour detail shots of the only all-German WWII fighter in the world (taken before her landing mishap!) [120 pages]
No.2 June 1998
English Electric Lightning main feature, featuring the new Airfix kit, complete with marking illustrations and some photos of the real thing; mini “Aero Detail” on the F4F Wildcat [120 pages]
No.3 August 1998
Mitsubishi A6M Zero main feature [120 pages]
No.4 October 1998
Russian warplanes of WWII (main feature) [120 pages]
No.5 December 1998
Korean War fighters main feature; building the Hasegawa 1/48 Mitsubishi Type 0 Mod.22 (A6M Zero) [120 pages]
No.6 February 1999
Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack) main feature [120 pages]
No.7 March 1999
Messerschmitt Bf 109 main feature; Fine Molds’ new Savoia S.21 [120 pages]
No.8 June 1999
German jet aircraft (main feature), including the Me 262, He 162, and Ar 234; Special mini Aero Detail article covers the world’s only surviving two-seat Me 262, the B-model in South Africa, with extensive internal and external colour photos; R/C jet engines; new air books review [120 pages]
No.9 September 1999
Nakajima Type 4 Hayate main feature; Messerschmitt Bf 109F [120 pages]
No.10 November 1999
Modelling the F-4 Phantom (main feature); mini Aero Detail on the Fairey Swordfish, with dozens of detail photos of the actual plane; Savoia variations contest results
No.11 January 2000/1
IJN Aircraft at Pearl Harbor (main feature), including the Zero, Val and Kate; Photo feature on the Fairey Swordfish; building and painting of the Hasegawa 1/32 scale Fw 190 Dora-9 kit accompanied by a very detailed commentary on late-war Luftwaffe colours [120 pages]
No.12 March 2000/3
Torpedo bombers (main feature) – Tamiya Fairey Swordfish with numerous beautiful built-up examples and tips for putting this difficult kit together; mini “Aero Detail” on the Dornier Do 335
No.13 May 2000/5
JSDF F-15J Eagle (main feature)
No.14 July 2000/7
How to Build Air Diorama (main feature); A6M2 Type 0 Carrier Fighter;
No.15 Sept 2000/9
Do You Like Big Model? (main feature); North American F-100D Super Sabre; Bf 109E-4; Chinese Volunteer MiG-17F Fighter Jet review; R/C Savoia S.21 F
No.16 Nov 2000/11
Aquatic Sword (main feature) A6M floatplane
No.17 Jan 2001/1
Age of Aces! (main feature): WWI French Nieuport 17, WWI German Aviatik Berg D.I, WWI German Fokker D.II; Ju 188B; Type 96 Attack Bomber Mitsubishi G3M
No.18 March 2001/3
IJN Aircraft at Pearl Harbor (main feature); Buildup article on the Hasegawa VF-1A from “Macross”
No.19 May 2001/5
Focke Wulf Fw 190 on the Eastern Front (main feature)
No.20 July 2001/7
Future of air combat (main feature): Dassault Rafale, Eurofighter, F-22J Raptor, Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker and other new or proposed programs
No.21 September 2001/9
Nachtjagd – The Night Fighter of Third Reich (main feature), including the Me 262, Bf 110G-4, Ju 88G-6 and G-6c, Ho 229B, He 219A and Ta 154
No.22 Nov 2001/11
Main fighters of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy (main feature) [112 pages]
No.23 Jan 2002/1
Zerstorer at war (main feature) Me 410 etc
No.24 March 2002/3
Unlimited Maces (main feature) Reno air racers
No.25 May 2002/5
Augsburg Eagle Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 (main feature)
No.26 July 2002/7
Eagle vs Condor – Falklands Air War (main feature) Sea Harrier, Super Etendard, Vulcan
No.27 Sept 2002/9
Ki 61 Tony (main feature)
No.28 Nov 2002/11
Tank Busters! – tank-busting aircraft (main feature)
No.29 Jan 2003/1
Blitz fighters and bombers of WWII (main feature): Ar 234 and Me 262 [112 pages]
No.30 March 2003/3
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No.31 May 2003/5
Painting and finishing (main feature)
No.32 July 2003/7
Aerial battle of Burma in WWII (main feature) such as Hayabusa (Oscar).
No.33 September 2003/9
Carrier fighter (main feature) Reppu (SAM), F-14 Tomcat
No.34 November 2003/11
Basic Modelling Technique (main feature)
No.35 January 2004/1
100 years of flight, Fly High Fly Fast: Wright Flyer (main feature)
No.36 March 2004/3
Main feature: Favorite kits of the editorial staff (mainly WWI and WWII kits)
No.37 May 2004/5
World War II dive-bombers (main feature) Aichi Val
No.38 June 2004/7
Includes free 1/144 A6M2b Zero Fighter kit
No.39 September 2004/9
Messerschmitt Bf 109V14 and Bf 109G-6 (main feature).
No.40 November 2004/11
How to build 1/72 scale models (main feature)
No.41 January 2005/1
Main feature on modelling the Ki-44 Shoki (“Tojo”) – Lots of in-progress photos and tips make this a good reference for anyone looking to build a better Ki-44; Roden’s 1/48 Fokker D.VII; Williams Brothers Caudron C450; short photo article on 2004 Reno racers.
No.42 March 2005/3
Westland Wyvern S.4; P-40 Kittyhawk; SF Wings: the original Battlestar Galactica
No.43 May 2005/5
Aircraft engines (main feature) with cutaway Me 262, uncowled Bf 109F
No.44 July 2005/7
Ground attack aircraft (main feature) with Hasegawa and Academy Typhoons, Tamiya 1/72 P-47 and Tamiya 1/48 P-51B; photo essays on aircraft engines and on the Su-27K Naval Flanker.
No.45 September 2005/9
with free Focke Wulf Fw 190D-13 kit; B-17
No.46 November 2005/11
P-51D diorama; English Electric Lightning; SF Wings: Star Wars snow speeder
No.47 January 2006/1
Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Buffalo; Trumpeter’s 1/144 Val; scratchbuilt Voisin 3; detailed photo coverage of the JASDF UH-60J Rescue Hawk; F-4G Phantom; SF Wings: B-Wing Starfighter
No.48 March 2006/3
“Women and aircraft” (main feature), with articles on models with colorful nose art such as a 1/48 B-24J done up as “Cocktail Hour” and “The Dragon and his tail” (each side of the model is different, the P-61 “Lady in the Dark”, a Spitfire diorama with female crew standing by and others; also coverage of the JMC awards and Fine Molds’ Millennium Falcon.
No.49 May 2006/5
Big kits (main feature): Academy 1/32 F/A-18 vs. Trumpeter’s 1/32 MiG-29 Fulcrum, Trumpeter’s F4U-4, Hind and Tu-95 Bear and Hasegawa’s Ki-84; SF Wings: Y-Wing fighter
No.50 July 2006/7
Conversion of the Trumpeter 1/48 Fw 200C into a pre-war airliner in Danish Air Lines livery; making detailed landing gear; several dioramas such as a Me 110G being prepared for a winter flight; Ta 152 with all-new detailed drawings of the fuselage and wing stations and rare pictures of derelict Ta 152E (!) at Erfurt in mid-1945; Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10 & K-4 diorama
No.51 September 2006/9
“Flying cannons” (main feature) such as the Ju 87G Stuka Kanonenvogel, Ju 88P-1 Tank Buster, and A-10 Thunderbolt II; F/A-18F Super Hornet
No.52 November 2006/11
“Futurism” (main feature) with subjects such as the Arado E555, Heinkel He 280 V3, J7W1 Shinden, R2Y1 Keiun, and more; SF Wings: speeder bike; Ju 88 night fighter
No.53 January 2007/1
White Good, Black Bad (main feature) F4U Corsair night fighter, A6M Zero; Modelling the Ilya Muromets, Ju 88G, Zero, and Toryu, among others, plus line drawings of the Ta 152C; a very nice injection plastic figure kit of a standing IJN fighter pilot in 1/48 scale is included
No.54 March 2007/3
Anti-shipping aircraft (main feature) such as the B5N, Beaufighter, Condor, and JASDF F-2; more in the continuing saga of Masaharu Nakata’s incredible 1/32 Ta 152H-1 conversion/scratchbuild; Ju 88 night fighter; SF Wings: Imperial shuttle
No.55 May 2007/5
“Desert schemes” (main feature) with coverage of a desert Spitfire Vb, Macchi C.202 Folgore, JASDF C-130H, and Desert Storm A-7s; continuing build of Masaharu Nakata’s outstanding scratchbuilt 1/32 Ta 152H; an incredible 1/32 Hayate built by 19-year-old Tsuyoshi Nomura, who has mastered the art of realistic riveting and stressed-skin simulation; 1/48 Wellington with full (scratchbuilt and illuminated!) interior: SF Wings: Millenium Falcon
No.56 July 2007/7
Reconnaissance aircraft (main feature) such as the F-5 (P-38 variant), SR-71, Ar 234, and Ki-51; latest kit releases such as Hasegawa’s Ki-61; Junkers Ju 88C-6; Ansaldo SVA.4; F-16CJ
No.57 September 2007/9
Brush-painting models main feature, something still quite popular in Japan; SF Wings: Star Wars Y-wing fighter
No.58 Nov 2007/11
Figure sculpting and painting main feature; details of the high-altitude Bf 109s; another installment of Masaharu Nakata’s inspiring 1/32-scale Ta 152H-1 build-in-progress; Avro Lancaster; SF WIngs: Star Wars X-Wing fighter; Westland Lysander; Bf 110
No.59 Jan 2008/1
Nightfighters main feature, with builds of a Hasegawa 1/72 Ju 88C, two 1/32 Me 262Bs, Tamiya’s 1/48 Gekko, Hasegawa’s new 1/48 Toryu; another installment of Masaharu Nakata’s 1/32 scratchbuilt Ta 152H odyssey; SF Wings: Star wars AT-AT; Japanese bomber diorama
No.60 March 2008/3
Natural metal finish models (main feature), featuring Revell’s 1/32 P-38, Trumpeter’s 1/48 Sukhoi Su-15, Monogram’s 1/48 B-58, and many other models; still more of Masaharu Nakata’s stunning 1/32 Ta 152H scratchbuild; SF Wings: Star Wars X-Wing fighter; B-24D Liberator
No.61 May 2008/5
F-14 Tomcat main feature, featuring builds of various 1/48 and 1/72 F-14 kits; Iranian F-14 Tomcat; still more of Masaharu Nakata’s stunning 1/32 Ta 152H scratchbuild; SAAB J35F Draken
No.62 July 2008/7
Finnish aircraft of the Russo-Finnish war (main feature), including the Brewster B-239 Buffalo, Fokker D.XXI, MS406C.1, DC-2, and Bf 109G; Jaguar GR Mk.1A; Berlin Airlift C-47
No.63 Sept 2008/9
“Defence of the Empire 1945” main feature : 1/48 Hayate diorama; the Revell 1/32 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden, Hasegawa’s 1/48 Ki-44-II, Tamiya’s new 1/48 A6M5 Zero 52, RS Models’ 1/72 Ki-94-II, AvUsk’s B-32; William Brothers 1/32 Seversky P-35 to Asahi 2-seater J-BAAN conversion; then & now photos of famous Japanese air bases; P-40Q racer from the Pegasus kit; Italeri A-26C Invader; Monogram B-29; SMER 1/48 Macchi MC.72
No.64 November 2008/11
Launched from the Carrier! (main feature) Royal Navy Sea Vixen, Buccaneer S.2 & Phantom FG.1
No.65 January 2009
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No.66 March 2009
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No.67 May 2009
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No.68 July 2009
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No.69 September 2009
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No.70 November 2009
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No.71 January 2010
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No.72 March 2010
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No.73 May 2010
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No.74 July 2010
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No.75 November 2010
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