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Richard A. Franks - The Hawker Hurricane - A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by dostiers at July 18, 2005


Richard A. Franks - Hawker Hurricane - SAM Publication - #2 Modellers Datafile Series | 1999 | ISBN 0 9533465 1X | 173 pages | PDF | 39,9Mb
The Avro Lancaster, Manchester and Lincoln: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (SAM Modellers Datafile 4)

Richard A. Franks - The Avro Lancaster, Manchester and Lincoln: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller
SAM Publications | 2000 | ISBN: 0953346536 | 182 pages | PDF | 74.71 MB
SAM Modellers Datafile 4

This is an impressive guide to the Lancaster, with a concise history, a look at a number of 1/72 scale Lancaster models, a detailed guide to camouflage and markings, and then full lists of kits and accessories, technical specifications, squadrons, foreign operators of the Lancaster and Lincoln, and full production details. Includes some fine 1/144 scale fold-out drawings.
The De Havilland Mosquito: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (SAM Modellers Datafile 1)

Richard A. Franks - The De Havilland Mosquito: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller
SAM Publications | 1998 | ISBN: 0953346501 | 168 pages | PDF | 38.66 MB
SAM Modellers Datafile 1

Contents: 1. The Concept. The birth of the D.H.98 design; 2. Concept Becomes Reality. From drawing board to production; 3. Into Action. The arrival of the Mosquito in RAF service; 4. The Multi-role Combatant. The ability of the Mosquito is finally realised; 5. Special Operations. The Mosquito's use for a number of special tasks; 6. All at Sea. The Mosquito's use by the Banff Wing and the Royal Navy; 7. Worldwide Service. A look at the Mosquito's use around the globe; 8. Post-War Operations. Post-war RAF operations and foreign and civil operators of the Mosquito; Modelling the Mosquito: Colour Side Views; Cockpit Artwork; 9. The Basics. The starting point for modelling the Mosquito in 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales; 10. Understanding the Subject. A detailed analysis of all the different versions of Mosquito, and how to model them; 11. Detailing. A detailed look in and around the Mosquito; 12. Building the Mosquito. Nine different versions of the Mosquito are built in 1/48th scale; 13. Colour & Marking Notes.A modeller's guide to the colour and markings applied to the Mosquito throughout its career. Appendix I - Kit Listing. A complete listing of all the Mosquito construction kits; Appendix II - Conversions & Accessories. A complete listing of conversions and accessories produced for the Mosquito; Appendix III - Decals. A concise listing of all Mosquito decal sheets; Appendix IV - Powerplants. Technical specifications of all Rolls Royce Merlin engines used in the Mosquito, including Packard-built versions; Appendix V - Variants. A complete listing of the technical specifications of the different Mosquito variants; Appendix VI - Genealogy. The genealogy of the Mosquito from Prototype to final production; Appendix VII - Squadrons. A complete listing of Mosquito Squadrons; Appendix VIII - Chronology. A concise chronology of the Mosquito's history (second page is missing); Appendix IX - Production. A complete listing of Mosquito production (first page is missing); Appendix X - Bibliography. Mosquito Bibliography.

The Hawker Hurricane: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Oleksandr74 at Oct. 13, 2009
The Hawker Hurricane: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (Repost)

Richard A. Franks - The Hawker Hurricane: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller
SAM Publications | 1999 | ISBN: 095334651X | 173 pages | PDF | 39.92 MB
SAM Modellers Datafile 2

The book features: Colour Side Views by Richard J. Caruana; Scale Fold-Out Plans by Richard J. Caruana; Interior Artwork by Anthony Oliver; Decal and Accessory Listing; Photo coverage of preserved examples; All scales and types of kit listed; Full bibliograpphy; Full chronology of the type's development and operational use.
The Gloster & AW Meteor: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (SAM Modellers Datafile 8)

Richard J. Caruana, Richard A. Franks - The Gloster & AW Meteor: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller
SAM Publications | 2004 | ISBN: 0953346587 | 138 pages | PDF | 72.22MB
SAM Modellers Datafile 8

The book follows the format of previous books in the series. There are 5 brief chapters describing the design, development, and service history of the Meteor. One of the chapters, by Rudy Binnemans, details the Meteor in Belgian service. This is an interesting way to work in research by others that this series uses often. Then there are 8 pages of very well done color profiles, 5 per page. Plastic model kit reviews follow. There is then a very useful section describing the differences between the various Meteor models. Then there are 17 pages reproduced from contemporary technical manuals detailing various Meteor features. Then there are 5 pages of artwork detailing the cockpits of the various Meteor marks, 14 pages up close color photos of preserved Meteors. Particularly interesting was some detailed shots of the experimental prone pilot cockpit. The last chapter describes the camouflage and markings carried by the Meteor throughout its career with the RAF and other air arms. Outstanding in this chapter is the 2 page spread of RAF squadron markings which made a comeback in the 1950s. The book finishes with a number of very useful appendices. They include for the modeller lists of kits, accessories, and decals. For the general enthusiast there are appendices with specifications of the various Meteor variants, the Meteor family tree, foreign operators, production details, service squadrons, and an extensive bibliography. In the rear there are 8 pages with Meteor lines drawings to 1/72nd scale.
The Bristol Beaufighter: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller (SAM Modellers Datafile 6)

Richard A. Franks - The Bristol Beaufighter: A Comprehensive Guide for the Modeller
SAM Publications | 2002 | ISBN: 0953346552 | 186 pages | PDF | 35.85 MB
SAM Modellers Datafile 6

This book covers many aspects of the Beaufighter and modeling the aircraft in 1/72, 1/48 & 1/32 scales. Also summarizes kits, conversions, decals and after market accessories.

A Hat in Time (2017)  Games

Posted by Lebedev30 at Nov. 22, 2017
A Hat in Time (2017)

A Hat in Time (2017)
PC Game | Developer: Gears for Breakfast | 3.6 GB
Languages: English
Version GOG: 20171120 (16546)
Genre: Action - Adventure - Platformer

Propaganda - A Secret Wish (1985) + Wishful Thinking (1985)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 21, 2017
Propaganda - A Secret Wish (1985) + Wishful Thinking (1985)

Propaganda - A Secret Wish (1985) + Wishful Thinking (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 586 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 214 Mb
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-Rock | Time: 01:33:14 | Scans ~ 117 Mb

Propaganda are a German synthpop group, formed in 1982. They were one of the initial roster of acts signed to Trevor Horn's ZTT label, between 1984 and 1986, during which they released the critically acclaimed album A Secret Wish.
a-ha - MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice (2017) [Blu-ray, 1080i]

a-ha - MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice (2017)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 1920*1080i, 29,970 fps, 16:9, High Profile 4.1
LPCM 2.0, 96 kHz, 4608 kbps, 24-bit & 48 kHz, 1536 kbps, 16-bit
Pop, Rock, Acoustic | 01:55:23 + 00:05:26 | ~ 38.75 Gb

A-ha, the multi-platinum selling legendary Norwegian trio, will release a 15 track Acoustic Hits MTV Unplugged album on October 6. This is the first time in the band’s 30 year history that they have recorded an acoustic album…
The Rolling Stones - Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America (2017)

The Rolling Stones - Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America (2017)
DVD9+DVD5: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Letterboxed
LPCM 2 ch, 1536 Kbps / DTS 6 ch, 755 Kbps
Classic Rock, Documentary | BD=>DVD9+DVD5 | ~ 12.22 Gb

The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America is a feature documentary that follows the Rolling Stones’ tour of early 2016 through 10 Latin American cities. The film combines electrifying live performances from across the tour and from their historic tour finale as the first ever rock band to perform to an audience of 1.2 million in Havana, with an intimate insight into the world of The Rolling Stone.