Front Cover: "Bristol Fighter" by Alex Mitchell/Warbirds Photography
This Bristol Fighter replica was built in the late 1990s in the US and has thrilled many crowds. It now resides in New Zealand and is continuing to delight airshow goers at "Wings over Wanaka" and other events. It is painted in the RAF's postwar silver dope.
Inside Front Cover: Siemens-Schuckert D.I profiles by Ronny Bar
Inside Rear Cover: Pioneer Museum's Fokker D.VII replica in Jasta 15 livery, via Tom Gaylord
Outside Rear Cover: Color views of Siemens-Schuckert D.I by Ronny Barr.
Brigadier General Frank P. Lahm, USAAF Air University
Biographical sketch of one of America's foremost airmen. Text originally published by the Air University in 1970 combined with new photos and endnotes.
Special Missions of the Air by James M. Spaight
Enemy combatant? Spy? Sabatour? The risks taken by airmen on special missions behind the lines.
From Pitch Black to a Very Light Shade of Gray by Bill Broussard
US industry gears up, and fails, to win the war.
Old Kingsbury Aerodrome by Tom Gaylord
From "The Great Waldo Pepper" to "The Aviator", central Texas is home to a surprising number of vintage and reproduction craft.
Five Favorite Photos: From the Issue Editors Archives by Marvin Skelton
Long time League editor Marvin Skelton reminisces over some favorite photos and the memories they evoke.
Rare Birds: Siemens-Schuckert D.I, Part II: Production Variants a photo essay
by Jack Herris with 1/48 scale drawings by Martin Digmayer
From the Albums: Leutnant Fritz Leitzow FA(A) 218 by Terry Phillips
One of the most rewarding aspects of studying WWI aviation is paging through the diaries and photo albums of the participants. Here are some photos from Leutnant Leitzow's time on the Eastern Front.
Between the Lines
The Courage in the Skies Seminar
Between the Bookends:
Aircraft of the Aces—45: British and Empire Aces of World War I by Christopher Shores | Junkers Aircraft & Engines, 1913-1945 by Antony L. Kay | Windsock Datafile No 112: LVG C.IV by P.M. Grosz | Windsock Datafile No 113: SAML S.2 by Gregory Alegi | Windsock International, Vol.21 No. 4 | Windsock International, Vol.21 No. 5 | Cross & Cockade International Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3 | Das Kriegstagebuch der Jagdstaffel 12—Deutsche Luftkriegsgeschichte 1914-1918 by Michael Schmeelke | British and American Aces ofWorld War I: The Pictorial Record by Norman Franks | Paths of Glory—The French Army 1914-1918 by Anthone Clayton | The War Lords—Hindenburg and Ludendorff by John Lee | The Red Baron by Manfred von Rchthofen (translated by T. Ellis Barker, with additional material by Norman Franks and N.H. Hauprich)