Apprenticed toolmaker then joined the RAF - served 27years - then worked in the military aerospace industry as a technical author and editor for 20 years - retired 2016. Live in Lincolnshire, UK.
Hi all, As the build of the Fokker E.IV 'Eindecker' is coming to a close, I've started the next build. This build will be of Halberstadt Cl.II ‘Anni’ of Schlachtstaffel ‘Schlasta’ 27b (Battle Squadron), based at Villers-au-Tertre [...]
Hi all, Nieuport XVII (17) C.1, Serial No: N1977 of N124 ‘Lafayette’ Escadrille during March 1917 and as flown by Sgt. Robert Soubiran. As usual a fully detailed build log in Adobe PDF format, can be downloaded from the 'Logs' page on [...]
Hi all, As my Nieuport XVII build is coming to a close, I've started researching the next build. The Fokker E.IV ‘Eindecker’, Serial No: 161/16 of home defence unit Kest 6, April 1917 at Bonn Hangelar, Cologne. Flown (i think at least) [...]
Hi all, Sopwith 5F.1 ‘Dolphin’, Serial No: C4131 of No.79 Squadron RAF during June 1918. As usual there's a fully detailed build log in Adobe PDF format which can be downloaded from my website. Click on the PDF icon on the 'Logs' page [...]
Hi all, On October the 4th, 1917, Feldpilot (Zugsfuhrer) Adolph Wiltsch and his Observer Roman Schmidt were flying Lloyd C.V Serial No: 46.01 from Flik 13 on the Russian Front. They were attacked by three Russian ‘Sopwith’ type [...]