J.D. Carick depicts a 27th Aero Squadron SPAD XIII flying a protection patrol for a Salmson 2.A2. Special Thanks to Mr. Carrick for sending the painting from Sweden.
Inside Front Cover: Color profiles of Nieuport 28 N6275 by Jaunita Franzi and Fokker D.VII of Jasta 6 by Todd Comeau
Inside Rear Cover: Color profiles of SPAD XIII S7984 and SPAD XIII S15836 by Alan D. Toelle
Outside Rear Cover: Color profiles of Nieuport 14 by Bob Pearson
Ten Days: Lt. Charles B. Sands, 27th Aero Squadron by Stephen Lucas & Alan Toelle
"... Sandy had only been with us a short time but it was long enough for us to find out that he was true blue & the right kind of an aviator...."
Frank Luke's SPAD #21 by Alan Toelle
A short article on the plane Luke flew when bringing down the balloon at Marieulles on 12 September, 1918.
Joe Wehner: The Other Half of the Famous Balloon Busters by Walter E. Kloss, Ph.D.
Luke's balloon-busting wingman emerges from the shadow of his more famous partner.
Personalities of the First Pursuit Group, Part I by Charles Woolley
Charles Woolley's fascinating presentation at the 2003 'Over the Front' Seminar is presented here for all those who could not attend. And, because it's just good readin'.
Rare Birds: Nieuport 14 A photo essay
by Jon Guttman, with 1/48th scale drawings by Martin Digmayer.
Nachrichtenblatt der Luftstreitkräfte Nr.19 Translated by Jan Hayzlett with editorial assistance by Peter Kilduff
Between the Lines
Seattle League Seminar in 2005 | A Purple Heart for Raoul Lufbery
Mentioned in Despatches
Once and Editor, Always an Editor | Double Trouble | A Rose by Any Other Name | Help Wanted
Between the Bookends:
Jagdstaffel 5--Volume One by G.K. Merrill | September Evening--The Life and Final Combat of the German World War One Ace Werner Voss by Barry Diggens | Diary of a World War One Pilot--Ambulances, Planes, Friends--Harvey Conover's Adventures in France 1917-1918 | Windsock Data File No. 104--The Taube at War by P.M. Grosz | Windsock Datafile No. 6--Sopwith 2F1 Camel by J.M. Bruce | Windsock Datafile No. 26--Sopwith Camel by J.M. Bruce | Windsock International, Vol. 20, No. 2 | Cross & Cockade International Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1 | Aircraft of the Aces--47: SPAD XII/XIII Aces of World War I by Jon Guttman | Winged Victory by V.M. Yeates | Airfields & Airmen--Cambrai by Mike O'Connor | Tears of Stone: World War I Remembered by Jan Alden Stevens | War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator (video) produced by Rober Clem | WWI Aero--The Journal of the Early Aeroplane, No 182