Modeling Specific Publications

The Cross & Cockade Society

Publishes periodical on WWI avaition. The membership rate for this year is 17 pounds sterling (=US$27.00). Credit card payment of dues is accepted. An added bonus is the offer of all back issues on sale to members at HALF price, plus shipping. You do need to buy at least 10 volumes to take advantage of this however and a check is required for this purpose. This is a really good offer to obtain some primary reference information on the machines and men who flew and maintained them.
Their address in England is:
Membership Secretary
Cross & Cockade International
Lowe Cottage, Saltonstalls Lane
Luddenden Dene
Halifax, W. Yorkshire HX2 7TR

Harlyford Books

Harlyford published a series of books on aircraft of WWI. These are long since out of print, but still considered excellent source materials.

Here are scans of the dust jackets:

In Action Series

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From Squadron Publications. Series contains: BE2, Spad Fighters, Fokker Dr. I, Fokker Eindekker and Sopwith Fighters Titles

Over the Front

"Over the Front" published by the League of World War I Aviation Historians.

Membership in the League, which includes the subscription to "Over the Front" is $37.

Highly recommended journal published four times a year covering all aspects of the 1914-1918 air war. This bound, soft covered journal typically runs 96-100 pages per issue and contains 6 to 8 well illustrated articles with many previously unpublished or seldom published photos. The articles cover such items as WWI aviation personalities, unit histories and markings, WWI aerial tactics, aircraft profiles and development, and aircraft markings, insignia, and camouflage.

Their address is:
Membership Secretary
League of World War I Aviation Historians
P.O. Box 2475
Rockford, IL 61132-0475

Profile Publications:

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Out of print series of booklets similar to the windsock series but lacking scale drawings. This series was also included in hardbound form from Doubleday in a series of books titled: "Aircraft in Profile" Vols. 1-6

Charles Duckworth ( has provided an INDEX for these.

Windsock Datafiles

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Extensive series of booklets which inclue detailed photos, 1/72 and 1/48 scale drawings and color plates. These are viewed by many as the premier references available.

Here is a current INDEX for Windsock publications.

Wise Owl Worldwide Publications - stocks windsock datafiles and modeling magazines.