This is the second volume in THE ULTIMATE MODELLERS’ GUIDE TO THE POPULAR 1:24/1:32 SCALE MENG (WINGNUT WINGS) KITS.
*An authentic model of F.I 103/17 on the day Werner Voss was shot down, with
revised colours and markings, weathering and repairs, all supported by archive
photos and detailed captions.
*Over 20 all-new 1:32 scale colour profiles by Ronny Bar providing accurate representations of 19 individual Jasta triplanes including a multi-view centre-spread and all four Meng 1:24 decal options being presented in correct colours and markings. On the rear covers, superbly-rendered port, starboard, upper and lower views illustrating typical factory-applied camouflage, serial and stencil applications from Juanita Franzi.
*Ray Rimell building two 1:32 scale Meng Dr.I examples; an early version in the markings of DR.I 204/17 and a late production machine flown by Jasta 14 in 1918
with step-by-step photo features backed up by special archive photo sections.
*The Meng DR.I 425/17 from Volume 1 reworked to accurately represent the Red Baron’s iconic triplane in its ultimate April 1918 appearance.
*The Vintage Aviator Ltd., in New Zealand contributing great colour close-up details of reproduction Le Rhone and Oberursel rotary engines .
*Meng’s 1:24 scale Triplane given the in-depth treatment with a heavily-illustrated build log adding extra details, modifications as required, and showing how to apply commercially-available streaked camouflage decals.
For serious modellers of the Fokker Triplane this book with its hundreds of illustrations, will appeal to an even broader spectrum of WWI enthusiasts, including aero historians, flying scale fans, artists and repro’ builders.