: : M A G A Z I N E
: : REVI 75
A Chinese Pilot with a Czechoslovak Pilot Licence
in a Japanese Fighter! – an interesting story
about Chinese soldier Nieh Heng-Yü who visited
Czechoslovakia in 1932 as a member of the Chinese
aviation mission and received his pilot licence
there. After he returned to China, he was killed in
an accident while flying Nakajima Type 91.
The Anatomy of a Suicide Unit – Martin Ferkl
takes the 57th Shinbu Tai as an example of a typical
IJAAF suicide unit. He examines the unit’s
formation, personnel, training and its missions. 2
pages of 1/72nd drawings of the Ki-84 Kó and 3
colour profiles of the unit’s Ki-84s are included.
From Leutnant Otto Uher’s Album – 6 pages of
unique photos with extensive captions. This is Part
2 of the album (see REVI No. 72 for Part 1). Uher
served as an airborne artillery observer and pilot
with Flik 11 and Flik 66D in WW I.
Capt. Dolphin Dunnaha Overton – the combat
career of Capt. Overton who became the fastest
fighter ace of the Korean War after he shot down
five enemy aircraft within four days.
Heinz Rökker – an Ace Born Under the Skies of
Africa – Heinz Rökker was the sixth best scoring
night fighter pilot of the Luftwaffe. Part 1
describes his combat career until August 1942.
C-2s in the Czechoslovak Air Force – Michal
Ovčáčík takes look at the post-war service of the
Avia C-2 (Arado Ar 96) in the Czechoslovak Air
Force. Modellers will certainly appreciate a number
of contemporary b/w photos.
“Kid Commander” JAS Storrar – Part 2 of the
article describing the combat career of James Edward
Storrar. It covers the period from January 1941 till
June 1944. The article features colour profiles of a
Miles Magister, captured Fw 190 A-4/U8 and a
W-3A Sokol In Detail – 2 pages of walkaround
photos focused on interior details.