Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Magnificent Eight Storm Michigan - Tony Harmsworth reports from Detroit, where eight B-17 Flying Fortresses gathered for the outstanding Thunder over Michigan airshow in August World War Two Survivors - In the last of our six profiles to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two, John Maynard this month focuses on former 111 Sqn CO Roger Topp a€ who during the war was an RAF assault-glider pilot who took part in the Rhine Crossing The Office - A close look inside the cockpit of the Boeing RB-47H Stratojet, with photography by Dan Patterson How to Win a War - Donald Nijboer introduces a selection of images from his new book Graphic War Hillman's Heroes - Alan Wood recalls his aircrew days working for Essex-based Hillmans Airways in the 1930s The Relief of Malta - Roy Nesbit concludes his two-part series on the gallant defence of Malta in 1942 a€" focusing on the epic air effort to protect the Operation Pedestal convoy Personal Album - A rare selection of jet airlner colour photographs from the private collection of Mike Hooks Bent-wing Perfection - Restorer and veteran warbird pilot Brad Hood describes the complex task of restoring an FG-1D Corsair to airworthiness Bitten by the Vampire - Richard Gregory recounts his experiences of flying de Havilland Vampire jet fighters with No 226 Operation Conversion Unit at Bentwaters Regulars: News - Latest preservation news, compiled by Tony Harmsworth Contact! - Paul Coggan comments on the preservation scene Skywriters - Readers' letters Flying Visit - Disabled pilot and Chairman of the British Disabled Flying Association, Steve Irwin, talks about his flying career COMPETITION - Corgi models to win - Your chance to own limited-edition models of Malta Hawker Hurricanes, Spitfires and Wellingtons. Picture of the Month - This month's Aeroplane archive photographic print offer a€" an Armstrong Whitworth Atalanta Looking Back - Nick Stroud browses in The Aeroplane of 65 years ago a€" October 1940 High Society - The British Disabled Flying Association is this month's subject Database - The Bristol Blenheim: Blenheim specialist and author of the definitive book on the type, Graham Warner describes the development and career of the wartime RAF's most dependable medium bomber. Includes scale drawings by Tim Hall and cutaway by J.H, Clack Navigator: Aeroplane's monthly reviews and listings a€" see opposite for details Crosswind - Sideways comment on the aviation world, from John Fricker
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