This is the first book in a new series about building and flying Radio Control models of WWI aircraft.
The book has 172 photos, 160 in color, showing how to build and fly the Spad XIII in its 66 pages. It also has color profiles of 16 individual aircraft and factory color schemes for four different manufacturers as well as drawings of the original aircraft from NASM and 1/12 scale stencils to letter the aircraft built by the author.
The model is of "Smith IV", the Spad XIII in the National Air & Space Museum flown by ace A. Raymond Brooks during WWI.
Contents:Introduction, Getting Started, pp. 4-10;Building a Spad XIII for Electric Power, pp. 11-47;NASM Drawing of Smith IV, pp. 48-49;Spad Family Tree, pg. 50;Paint Schemes and Markings, pp. 51-65;Sources, pg. 66;The Author, pg. 66.
Aeronaut Books, softcover, 66 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., Black-and-White and Color photographs, color paint illustrations.