Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 07:39 PM UTC
Mark Peacock has sent us details of the next addition to the range of impressive Airframe Album references from Valiant Wings. The new volume looks set to be essential reading for anyone tackling the classic Storch in kit form.
Airframe Album No 11 - The Fieseler Fi 156: A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe’s Versatile Storch (Including Post-War Derivatives) - by Richard A. Franks
First off the blocks for 2017 is 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.
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 11 - The Fieseler Fi 156: A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe’s Versatile Storch (Including Post-War Derivatives) by Richard A. Franks
Our eleventh title in the Airframe Album series will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the Hasegawa (1/32nd), Tristar (1/35th), Esci or Tamiya (1/48th), Academy or Airfix/Heller kits in 1/72nd scale.
Contents will include all the elements listed plus:
A wealth of historical photographs and detail images of preserved examples
Period detail images during production and service use
Isometric views by Chris Sandham-Bailey of all prototype and production airframes
Colour profiles and by Richard J. Caruana
At least 100 pages in total
Lists of all Storch accessories and decals produced in all scales
Kit builds of the Smer (ex-Heller) Fi 156C and a conversion of the Academy Storch to a K-65 Čáp in 1/72nd by Libor Jekl, plus the Tamiya 1/48th example by Steve A. Evans
Airframe Album No 11 - The Fieseler Fi 156: A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe’s Versatile Storch (Including Post-War Derivatives) 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 mid-February. ISBN is 978-0-9935345-6-0
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
Special pre-order offer!
Order before February 14th and save £2.00 on post and packing!
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