Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Meteor and Vampire Hugh Trevor talks to two former pilots who flew the classic jets of the Vintage Pair. Liberator Raid Tom Docherty outlines how USAAF bombers used radio-controlled bombs in support of the Allied landings in Normandy. Mosquito Airborne! After a very long absence, a Mosquito is flying again. Gavin Conroy describes the days running up to its first flight. Shuttleworth Centurion Old Wardena€ s Blackburn Monoplane is 100 years old. Ken Ellis looks back at its exceptionally long history. Spitfire Flight Thousands of people have experienced the joy of flying alongside a Spitfire with Action Stations! Malcolm Triggs sampled a sortie. FlyPast Spotlight - Lockheed Hudson Origin and History A look at the history of the versatile US bomber. Contemporaries Compared We compare the Hudson to two similar aircraft of the era. Men Behind the Hudson Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork examines the exploits of Hudson pilots in a variety of roles. Hudson in Profile Pete West artwork of an ill-fated Hudson that flew from the UK with the RCAFa€ s 407 a€~Demona€ Squadron. Hendon Hudson Nick Stroud profiles Hendona€ s much-travelled, multi-tasking exhibit. In Combat Andrew Thomas reviews the Hudsona€ s fighting career, which extended to all theatres of war. Warriors We look at the worlda€ s few remaining Hudsons. Regulars Aces a€ Mosquito victory Flt Lt Rupert Clerke became an a€~acea€ when he claimed the first Mosquito victory by day. For Valour Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork profiles the bravery of Victoria Cross recipient Arthur Aaron. Glory Days Warren E Thompson presents some rare colour images of USAAF fighters in Europe during World War Two. Airshow Reports and images from memorable events at Shoreham, Jersey and Cosby. From the workshop a€" DH Moth Graham Potts charts the rebirth of an 83-year-old de Havilland classic. News Nimrod unveiled at Cosford Bf 109 salvaged from lake Delfin and Gannet progress Hinton rules at Reno Viscount for German museum Coventry Proctor flies
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