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  1. Random Starting Locations

    Not really a blog post, but posting this here for future reference. This is from member Charlie3.

    • Each side rolls one D6. If both sides roll the same number use the head to head set up in the Wings of War rules.
    • If a side rolls lower, they are the defending side. Place the defending planes in the center of the table.
    • Roll two D6 and refer to the diagram for the location and facing of attacking planes.
    • Roll

    Updated 04-11-2023 at 08:04 by predhead

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  2. Book Review - Hoosier Aviator Paul Baer: America's First Combat Ace

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    I've had this small History Press book for several months now, and have read it twice. I thought others might be interested in a bit of a book review.

    Book details: Hoosier Aviator Paul Baer: America's First Combat Ace, written by Tony Garel-Frantzen. Published 2017, History Press. 128 pgs. Photos.

    This is a decently written book about the first American ace of the Great War, Indiana native Paul Baer, the first United States ...

    Updated 06-13-2023 at 07:25 by predhead

  3. Lawrence Rumsey's N.11

    UPDATE: Decided to redo the "brown" from the original Chaput as that "brown" was not brown at all. Then got motivated to match the green a bit as well. Still need to add RUM to both sides.
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    I have been slowly working on this aircraft over the last few months. This is Lawrence Rumsey's N.11 from the Escadrille Americaine. Rumsey is best known for his drinking and his blinding of squadron mascot Whiskey in one eye.

    Updated 05-11-2023 at 10:08 by predhead

  4. Pfalzifying

    Pfalz E.IV

    Needing a few more opponents to face off against the Escadrille Americaine I decided to pick up a couple of Pfalz E types from Reduced Aircraft Factory. (isn't it ironic that we always seem to "need" more planes?) I have enjoyed the full color offerings from RAF, especially since the natural full color nylon 12 (MJF) has been added, making full color planes ...
  5. Ideas for Random Pilot Skills

    In an effort to break away from our standard Wright Flight gaming sessions, in which we always start at peg four and no rookies, and rarely aces, I decided to mix things up a bit at the last Wright Flight gathering. To that end we allowed players to choose their starting height, including if they wanted to have climb counters in play, and used the C Deck to determine some random pilot/observer skills/abilities. Each player pulled a card from the deck, and the following parameters were used: ...

    Updated 03-20-2023 at 08:04 by predhead