Monday, August 01, 2016 - 01:08 AM UTC
Mark Peacock has sent us news of the latest Airframe Album from Valiant Wings, and it looks set to be another winner with a detailed look at the Messerschmitt Me 163 Comet.
Airframe Album No 10
I am delighted to announce the next title in the Airframe Album series from Valiant Wings Publishing. This series of books offers everything that modern modellers want when they are tackling a specific subject, it includes
Data from flight manuals
Data from spare parts catalogues
Fully detailed 3D isometric views of prototype and production machines
Full colour profiles and concise camouflage and marking notes
Airframe Album No 10 - The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet - A Detailed Guide To The Luftwaffe’s Rocket-powered Interceptor by Richard A. Franks
Our tenth title in the Airframe Album series will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the Meng (1/32nd), Trimaster/Dragon (1/48th), Academy and even the older Airfix and Heller kits in 1/72nd scale.
Contents will include all the elements listed plus:
A wealth of historical photographs and detail images of the world’s preserved examples
Period detail images during production and service use
Isometric views by Wojciech Sankowski of all prototype and production airframes from DFS 194 through to Me 263/Ju 248
Colour profiles and by Richard J. Caruana
At least 100 pages in total
Lists of all DFS 40/194, Me 163A, B, C & D plus Me 263/Ju 248 accessories and decals produced in all scales
Kit builds of the PM DFS 194 and Special Hobby 1/72nd Me 163A by Libor Jekl and the Trimaster/Dragon 1/48th and Meng 1/32nd Me 163Bs by Steve Evans
Airframe Album No 10 - The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet - A Detailed Guide To The Luftwaffe’s Rocket-powered Interceptor by Richard A. Franks will retail at only £16.95 per copy + postage and packing.
The book will also be available from all good hobby stores and specialist bookshops . Publication is scheduled for early September. ISBN is 978-0-9935345-3-9
Pre-orders can be made via the Valiant Wings website, www.valiant-wings.co.uk, by ‘phone on 01234 273434 (+44 1234 273434 if calling from outside the UK) or by writing to:
Valiant Wings Publishing
8 West Grove
Pre-order before September 1st and save £2.00 on postage and packing!
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