Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
ad Cats & Mousetraps - In this month's Hidden History, Dr Alfred Price reveals how US Navy Catalinas used the world's first integrated airborne anti-submarine system to destroy Hitler's U-boats
Battle of Britain - Peter R. Arnold thought he'd seen every photograph taken during the 1968 filming of Battle of Britain. 40 years after the premiere, however, he has uncovered a treasure-trove of stunning colour images from the film Climb-out to Catastrophe - Australian aviation safety specialist Macarthur Job relates how the 1961 loss ofaVickers Viscount over Sydney led to a vital change in airtraffic control The Flying Philanthropist - Philip Jarrett concludes his two-part feature on British aviation patron Francis McClean, focusing on his pre-World War One flying career Hangar 11's Hurribomber - Anthony Harmsworth talks to Peter Teichman about his unique airworthy ground-attack version of the Hawker Hurricane fighter John Fricker - A Tribute - Legendary aviation journalist and Aeroplane columnist John Fricker died in July. His son Glen pays tribute to a life devoted to all things aeronautical Shapes in the Sky - Peter Davison traces the history of aircraft recognition in Britain, from pre-WWI pamphlets to Air-Britain News - All the latest preservation news, compiled by Tony Harmsworth Aircrew - This month we focuss on the role of a helicopter pilot's predecessor - a Cierva C.30 Autogiro pilot. With a superb illustration by Ian Bott Where on Earth? - Peter Davison is on a virtual Thai adventure looking for a Curtiss C-46 Commando south of Bangkok Readers'Archive - A fascinating selection of Fox Photo Agency World War Two images from reader ProfessorA.K. Giles Picture of the Month - An opportunity for readers to acquire a striking image of the "Whispering Giant" - Bristol Britannia G-ANCA Skywriters - A selection of readers'letters on a wide range of topics Flying Visit - Melvyn Hiscock puts his usual questions to Alan Pollock, the only man to fly a Hawker Hunter through Tower Bridge - a moment he calls a "downstream defloration" Hairy Moment - Our regular spot for your historic-aviation close calls DATABASE: The Saab 29Tu JAN FORSGREN tells the story of Saab's innovative, record-setting "flying barrel" Genesis - the origins of Europe's first post-war swept-wingjet fighter Scale drawings - the 29A and J29F, by Juanita Franzi Variations on a themea€the testing and development of the 'flying barrel"" Swedish design - Tunnan construction Into service - theJ 29 had a remarkably long career for a first-generation jet fighter Congo combat - how the Tunnan became Sweden's only jet fighter to go to war Export - Austria's Tunnans PLUS survivors In Navigator: Our Navigator section at the back of the magazine tells you all you need to know about what to buy and where to go: Three Greens Book Reviews Flyleaves Information Exchange Registration Update Airshows & Events and flight competition Classified Competition-win an F.E.2b book Aeroplane services - back-issues, subscriptions, binders, newsagent order form, annual index and more Contacts and next month in Aeroplane COVER IMAGE - PHILIP MAKANNA photographed Peter Teichman flying his Hangar Collection Hawker ""Hurribomber""G-HHII/""BE505"" on July 10. See cover story on page 48, and this month's centre-spread.