Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
SECRETS OF THE GOODWIN SANDS As the RAF Museum announces it has acquired a Battle of Britain veteran Dornier Do 17, Chris Goss describes how the Luftwaffe bomber was brought down in 1940. ICELANDIC PATROL John Beresford tells of his father's tour on Lockheed Hudsons over the treacherous waters of the North Atlantic in World War Two. WHALE RIDER Edward M Young outlines the career of the US Navy's John 'Brad' Borland, who went to war in a Douglas A-3 Skywarrior. ONE THAT GOT AWAY The remains of a combat-veteran Martin B-26 Marauder that were was found in a yard during the 1970s have a fascinating past, as Alan F Crouchman found out. BETTY JO, RECORD BREAKER In early 1947, Lt Col Robert E Thacker and Lt John Ard flew a Twin Mustang fighter on an amazing endurance flight. Warren E Thompson describes what happened. FIRST AND LAST OF THE MANY Ken Ellis pays tribute to the Battle of Britain workhorse, the Hawker Hurricane, on the 75th anniversary of its first flight. REGULARS TON-UP We focus on two of the Shuttleworth Collection's 'pioneers' that are 100 years old this year, plus we mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Old Warden-based aircraft collection. FACE-TO-FACE Ken Ellis talks to Ian Robinson, the man behind Elvington's superb HP Halifax 'Friday the 13th' AIRSHOW Reviews from Duxford's Battle of Britain show, Sywell, Little Gransden and a round-up of the best of the rest, plus the last few UK dates for 2010. FLYPOST AND 'OPS' BOARD Bumper bag of readers' letters and comments, plus dates for your diary.