Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Stratofortress The important role played by the B-52 in the Vietnam Wara€ s Linebacker II campaign is outlined by Philip Chinnery. Spitfire Summer Richard Paver goes air-to-air with Spitfire IX TD314 and speaks to Aero Legendsa€ boss Keith Perkins. Low-level Canberras Tom Spencer details the use of English Electric Canberras by the Royal Australian Air Force in Vietnam. Vulcan Tour As it enters its final months of flight, Avro Vulcan B.2 XH558 made a special a€~Salute to the V-Forcea€ tour around the UK. BATTLE OF BRITAIN 75 A SPECIAL SECTION TO MARK THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RAFa€ S VITAL TRIUMPH OVER THE LUFTWAFFE. FINEST HOUR An overview of the Battle of Britain. POLISH HURRICANE The Historic Aircraft Collection has repainted its Hawker Hurricane as a tribute to the Polish pilots of 1940. ONE OF THE FEW Chris Goss describes how one brave pilot graduated from flying Gloster biplanes to Spitfires in a matter of days. FLYING FOR THE FÃ HRER The story of Hans Ohly, a Luftwaffe Bf 109 pilot who flew in the Battle of Britain. BLENHEIM REBORN ARC boss John Romain discusses the Blenheima€ s less celebrated role in 1940, with air-to-air photography from John Dibbs. Spotlight: Lockheed Constellation Origin and History We recount the graceful airlinera€ s history. Inside the Connie Cutaway artwork of an L-1049C Super Constellation. Men Behind the Connie Warren E Thompson talks to Lt a€~Buda€ Horn, a a€~Weather Birdsa€ crewman, about the times they brought back life-saving data. Constellation in Profile Pete West artwork of a presidential aircraft. In Combat Philip Chinnery describes how military versions of the Super Constellation were used in Vietnam. Arizona Connies We profile the trio of survivors on display at Pima Air & Space Museum Regulars Whata€ s New The latest books, watches, clothing and other aviation-related products receive the FlyPast verdict. FlyPost and a€~Opsa€ Board Readersa€ letters and dates for your diary. Airshow Visits to major events at home and abroad, including Duxforda€ s Flying Legends. For Valour Graham Pitchfork profiles Alan Jerrard, the only Sopwith Camel pilot to receive the VC. Glory Days A look back at the Harrier a€~jump jeta€ and its involvement in a transatlantic air race. The Way We Were Andy Thomas reflects on the history of the RAFa€ s 32 Squadron. Finals De Havilland Sea Vixen.
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