Aeroplane Monthly - October 2015

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NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• Lewis Air Legends A-20 flies
• Classic Air Force aircraft for sale
• Collings Foundation expands
• MAM Bf 109G-2 airborne …and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

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

REGULARS

SKYWRITERS

Q
Your questions asked and answered

HOOKS’ TOURS
More images from Mike Hooks’ incredible collection

EVENTS
Event listings and previews, plus a report from RIAT 2015

BOOKS

FEATURES

Bf 109G-4 ‘RED 7’
Operating and flying this fine Flugmuseum Messerschmitt warbird, a star visitor to the UK airshow circuit this year

AIR WAR OVER IRELAND
The use of air power on both sides of the post-WW1 Irish civil war

MILES MAGISTERS
As four ‘Maggies’ come together for the first time in many years, the owner of one, Peter Holloway, reflects on the type’s enduring appeal

NATIONAL SERVICE METEOR PILOTS
Post-war National Service aircrew look back on their rich experiences of the Gloster jet

CLASSIC AIR FORCE METEORS
The world’s latest Meteor pilot talks us through his conversion to type

FARMAN GOLIATH
The bomber that became an airliner — and then a bomber again

AEROPLANE MEETS… ADRIAN GJERTSEN
One of the pioneers of the UK’s civilian jet warbird scene recalls the days of Hunter One, Jet Heritage and other names that live long in the memory

 DATABASE: LOCKHEED HUDSON
This rugged wartime twin is described in detail by James Kightly

‘BIG-WINGED’ RB-57s
An in-depth study of the USAF’s clandestine RB-57D and RB-57F reconnaissance aircraft