Aeroplane Monthly - August 2015

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FEATURES

‘RED 7’ IN BRITAIN
Bf 109G-4 crosses the Channel

BATA LOCKHEED 10
A beautiful Electra returns to Europe

B-29 ATOMIC BOMBERS
The final wartime blows against Japan

COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE
The future of the famous US warbird organisation

TWIN PIONEER SALES TOURS
Hawking the ‘Twin Pin’ worldwide

ARADO Ar 196
One fascinating floatplane

GREAT WAR DISPLAY TEAM
Behind the scenes with the popular UK show act

AEROPLANE MEETS… PETER HOLLOWAY
From policeman to Shuttleworth pilot

DATABASE: F-101 VOODOO
Former Voodoo pilot Gp Capt Nigel Walpole on McDonnell’s ‘One-O-Wonder’

CLASSIC WINGS
Twenty-five years of Duxford pleasure flying

NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• D-Day lead ship C-47 traced
• Doolittle’s Lockheed Vega to fly
• Aeronca C3 airborne after 67 years
• TSR2 outside for Cosford show
• Middle Wallop museum expansion … and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

HANGAR TALK
Steve Slater’s monthly comment column on the historic aircraft world

REGULARS

SKYWRITERS

HOOKS’ TOURS
More wonderful colour images from Mike Hooks’ collection, this month focusing on Frati designs

EVENTS
Event listings and previews, plus reports from La Ferté Alais, Duxford and Chino

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