: : M A G A Z I N E
: : REVI 66
The “Yellow 16” in the Waves – Mark Sheppard gives a
full account of the recent recovery of the Fw 190
A-3, “5425”, which ditched in the sea shortly after
take-off from Herdla airfield, Norway, on December
15, 1943. Two colour profiles are included.
Ein Doppelsternmotor, Bitte! – thorough description
of the development and variants of the famous BMW
801 radial engine. Also see an inset of the photos
capturing various stages of the BMW 801 production
elsewhere in this issue.
The Heroes of the Soviet Union – profiles of two VVS
aces L. A. Galchenko and his wingman V. P. Mironov
who operated over the Murmansk area. Galchenko’s
LaGG-3 sported a black cat on the tail. 12 colour
profiles of their LaGGs and Galchenko’s La-5F are
included. Moreover, the article also features two
pages of 1/72nd drawings of the LaGG-3.
Four Times Ki-61 – photos and colour profiles of
four Ki-61s flown by Japanese pilots in Okinawa,
Formosa and New Guinea (55th, 68th and 105th Sentai).
The Avia, called the Mule, in Israel – the article
describing the Avia S-199 in Israeli service. In
Part 1 the author takes look at the contract between
Czechoslovakia and Israel in early 1948 which also
included training of Israeli pilots on Czechoslovak
Quad City Air Show – Milan “Dundr” Simr reports not
only on the air show but also on his sortie in a T-2
Buckeye as he was given the opportunity of flying
this bird from its backseat. The issue contains a
total of 9 colour profile of the T-2.
3 pages of the T-2B Buckeye walkaround photos.
3 pages of 1/72nd drawings of the T-2B.
The Record Breaking Ju 88s – speed records
established by Ju 88 V5, D-ATYU in 1939.