Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Barry M Marsden pays tribute to the exploits of Harold Hunt, master of the Beaufighter. Stratofortress gunner The B-52 was the last US bomber to have a gunner in the crew. Tom Docherty talked to veterans about life in the tail. Towering success Nigel Price spent a night at a former RAF control tower that has been converted into a B&B. Nine alive a€ Messerschmitt returns Lt Col a€~Cricketa€ Renner talks to Klaus Plasa about piloting a Bf 109G, with photography by John Dibbs. Dakota salute Steve Beebee visits a former RAF Dakota thata€ s being restored as a tribute to the Armya€ s Airborne Forces. Memorial Flight The BBMF attended the Lincolnshire Lancaster Associationa€ s membersa€ day on October 4. Tom Allett reports. Regulars Museum a€" Malta We chart the latest developments at the Malta Aviation Museum. For Valour Graham Pitchfork pays tribute to Lanoe Hawker, the first pilot to receive the VC for aerial combat. Glory Days Rarely seen images depicting the Handley Page Halifaxa€ s brief post-war career as a transport. Airshow Reviews and images from major events at home and overseas. From The Workshop a€" Mosquito Restoration leader Bob Glasby describes the final stages of readying Mosquito W4050 for its 75th birthday. Whata€ s New The latest books, calendars and aviation-related merchandise receive the FlyPast verdict. FlyPost and a€~Opsa€ Board Readersa€ letters and dates for your diary. Finals Typhoon and Spitfire. Westland Lysander Origin and History We describe the distinctive monoplanea€ s history. Inside the Lysander Cutaway artwork of a Mk.III. Men Behind the Lysander Graham Pitchfork charts the careers of three of the typea€ s leading exponents. Lysander in Profile Andy Hay artwork of a Lysander that flew with the Royal Egyptian Air Force. In Combat Andy Thomas explains how Canada used the Lizzie to counter enemy submarines. Survivors A list of Lysanders on display around the world
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