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MODEL AIRPLANE NEWS, 2009.

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From Model Aeroplane News.

Written by Theodore Hamady, this $60 book is a must-have for Nieuport 28 afficionados, as it is a treasure-trove of N.28 information that covers the design and construction of the N.28C.1 fighter, the N.28A advanced trainer and postwar n.28 restorations and reproductions. Resulting in part from an association with the National Air and Space Museums restoration of Cole Palen’s N.28, the author has created a reference book that’s interesting to the historian and extremely valuable to those interested in knowing all possible details of an airplane they might model.
Areas covered include the N.28’s wartime service, with an excellent section on general WW I history as it applied to the N.28; the squadrons and pilots who used the N.28C-1 in combat theaters it was used in; a colorful review of the first combat victories by Lts. Alan Winslow and Douglas Campbell; a well-done comparison with its contemporaries that includes operational readiness, and missions capability, postwar U.S. Military usage; in-depth civilian and movie-usage discussion history; and locations of known survivors and reproductions.