Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Blenheim brought down On his debut a€~opa€ Alfie Fripp failed to return and began six years as a PoW. Sean Feast recounts how his luck ran out. Canadaa€ s Lysander Nigel Price profiles Canadian Warplane Heritagea€ s Toronto-built Westland Lysander. Blackbird flight Warren E Thompson interviews Bob Gilliland, the man who made the first ever flight in Lockheeda€ s awesome SR-71 Blackbird. Thunder City Lightnings Ian Black reports from South Africa where fast jet flyer Thunder City is looking to the future. North Weald Mustang Peter Teichman talks to Steve Beebee about plans for his immaculate North American P-51D Mustang a€~Jumpina€ Jacquesa€ . Brisfit flight The Shuttleworth Collectiona€ s Bristol F.2B recently flew alongside a modern day Hawk to mark 208 Squadrona€ s centenary. Californian Messerschmitt Frank B Mormillo profiles the CAF 3rd Pursuit Squadrona€ s Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun. Star of Africa Keith Gaskell pays tribute to a beautifully preserved Douglas DC-6. Spotlight Dornier Do 17 This month Spotlight shines on the twin-engined Dornier Do 17, one of the Luftwaffea€ s three principal bombers of World War Two. Having made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War, successive generations of Do 17 served effectively as part of Hitlera€ s Blitzkrieg and beyond. We describe the machinea€ s history and the experiences of those who Ã
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