Wingspan Volume 4

Wingspan Volume 4

Canfora Publishing’s latest instalment of its popular Wingspan series provides bucketloads of modelling inspiration, says CHRIS CLIFFORD

Wingspan Volume 4

For the uninitiated, Swedish publisher Toni Canfora’s Wingspan books present high-end builds of 1/32 scale aircraft, with top-notch photography and sage advice. The curated projects in each volume are true works of art by master modellers. Experienced builders can learn much from what’s shown in these glossy, softback publications… although modellers with fewer kits under their belt can still attempt some of the methods – and soak up the inspiration to achieve more with their hobby.

Wingspan Volume 4
Above: Jets (such as this F-5E) as well as propeller-driven aircraft, feature in the new Wingspan volume. The quality of all builds is aspirational.
Wingspan Volume 4
Above: It’s pleasing to see a transport aircraft in 1/32 scale, in the shape of HpH Models’ C-47 Skytrain.

This 128-page instalment offers another fascinating array of aviation subjects, and they explore more than a century of flight. To paraphrase the now famous Liam Neeson Movie Taken – each build demands ‘a particular set of skills’ in one way or another. The models are:


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