The Macchi M.5 was an Italian singleseat fighter flying boat, designed and built by NieuportMacchi at Varese. It was extremely maneuverable and agile and matched the landbased aircraft it had to fight.The M.5 was operated by five Italian maritime patrol squadrons as a fighter and convoy escort. By the end of World War I, these aircraft were flown by both United States Navy and United States Marine Corps airmen. The three versions of the airplane proposed include the model flown by the Italian ace Domenico Arcidiacono, an American plane flown by Willis B. Haviland and a captured Austrian plane piloted by Friedrich Welker.The WW1 series of Wings of Glory is an easy, fun to play, fast and furious system which you will be able to start playing minutes after opening the box! Innovative game mechanics encompass planes with very different flight capabilities and firepower, while still keeping the flow of the combat simple and fun. With an original maneuver and combat system, Wings of Glory delivers fun and historical accuracy with no headaches to the players!These miniatures are designed to be used with the popular air combat game system created by Andrea Angiolino and Pier Giorgio Paglia. Each WWII Wings of Glory Airplane Pack is a readytoplay model, painted and assembled, and 100% compatible with any other WWI Wings of Glory game product. In each pack you will find all you need to play with the airplane: a special base with gaming stats, four altitude flying stands, and a specific deck of maneuver cards.This is not a complete game. You must own a WWI Wings of Glory Rules and Accessories Pack or WW1 Wings of Glory Duel Pack to play.