1/48th Scale Plans Set No. 2 Book Review
By Ray Mehlberger
|Date of Review||April 2010||Title||1/48th Scale Plans Set No. 2|
|Author||Dariusz Karnas & Marek Rys||Publisher||Mushroom Model Publications|
|Format||24 pages, softbound||MSRP (USD)||$18.00|
Mushroom Model Publications (MMP) is based in the UK. They have their books printed in Poland by Stratus in the English language. MMP now has a U.S. distributor for their books, located in Pennsylvania by the name of Casemate.
This book is one of 2 sets of 1/48th scale aircraft line drawings. The book is soft cover, spiral bound and in a 8½” x 11” cover format. The pages inside each fold out to twice that 8 ½” dimension for a length of 17”.
Aircraft covered are:
- The Hawker Hart family, including 4 views of the Hart bomber version, 2 views of the trainer version and 5 views of the Swedish version, that has a radial engine and one of these views shows it on skis
- Four views of the Hawker Osprey. One of these shown on pontoons
- One view of the Hawker Demon
- One view each of the Hawker Audax’s as used by Britain, Egypt, Iraq and Persia
- One view each of the Hawker Hardy, Hartbees, Hector and 3 views of the Hind as used by Latvia, Persia and Yugoslavia
- The Potez 63-11, 7 views
- The Potez 630, 6 views
- The Potez 631, 5 views
- The Potez 633, 6 views
- The Potez 637, 6 views
- The Yakovlev Yak-15 (series production) 5 views
- The Yakovlev Yak-17, 5 views
- The Yakovlev Yak-23, 5 views
These 1/48th scale line drawings will of great aid to modelers of these aircraft. Aircraft enthusiasts will find these of interest also. Highly recommended.