Category Archives: Air gaming

Review of Tie Striker model from Star Wars

Jonathan Aird reviews a model from the Rogue One movie, a Tie Striker, used for atmospheric combat, rather than in deep space. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Some Thirties aircraft

By Rob Morgan I picked up a packet of Hasegawa 1/700th-scale aircraft the other day. The box is QG23-72123 in their range and contains 18 Japanese biplane aircraft models. There are nine Nakajima Type 90 fighters, and nine Mitsubishi Attack … Continue reading

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Kamikaze!

By Rob Morgan Skywave’s 1/700th scale Japanese World War II warships are too well known to need comment here, but their range also includes two packs of Japanese naval planes at about £5 a pack. The first is four types … Continue reading

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A sample article on the Battle of Britain

This month’s sample article from the pages of previous Lone Warrior issues is titled “The Few.” It’s by Rob Morgan and discusses some of the lesser known British aircraft of the Battle of Britain. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘RAF’ game

Paul Le Long reviews the board game “RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940” and finds it an excellent solo game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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9 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

By Rob Morgan I was in the Oxfam shop the other day, and picked up half a dozen copies of Cross and Cockade, the World War I aviation history journal, for a pound. Never having read this publication before, I … Continue reading

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A note on ‘Predator’ book

By Rob Morgan Written by Richard Whittle, this 350+ page volume is published by Hart of New York, and the price in the UK is £20 hardback, it’s subtitled “The Origins of Drones in Warfare.”  Drones, says the author, “sparked … Continue reading

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June’s sample article

Kevin White provides this month’s sample article from the pages of previous Lone Warrior magazines. “Combat Air Patrol” is a solo game between a defending U.S. aircraft carrier and attacking Japanese planes in a World War II scenario. It’s on … Continue reading

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A sample article for March

Mike Crane provides this month’s look back into the archives of Lone Warrior magazine. This article includes rules and designs for paper ships and aircraft for a solo game called “Pacific Carrier Strike.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Giant war plane models

By Rob Morgan This is very British specific, not a review, but a suggestion perhaps. Here is a new series of metal models in 1/144th and 1/200th scale which has just appeared in bookshops and news agents in the UK, and … Continue reading

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