The Weathering Aircraft, your publication of choice focusing on painting and weathering techniques for aircraft models. In this issue, we will show you how to create realistic metallic finishes. Although these attractive surfaces can be a bit intimidating at first, we are going to show you tips and tricks as well as painting and weathering techniques and products that will make your life much easier when dealing with the dreaded metallic paints. Several examples in a variety of different finishes are included: from planes kept in near mint condition, to well-worn machines ravaged by the effects of use and time. You will be surprised how these paints can withstand a good deal of weathering techniques and products. All examples, as is the norm with TWM, are clearly explained through detailed step by step articles by some of the finest modelers in the world.