Aeroplane Monthly - September 2016

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NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• B-29 Doc flies again
• EAA’s P-64 airborne
• ‘Winkle’ Brown memorial event … and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

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

REGULARS

SKYWRITERS

Q
Your questions asked and answered

AIRCREW
The crew of the Fairey IIID that became the first aircraft to fly the South Atlantic

EVENTS
Reports from Flying Legends, RIAT, Farnborough and Yeovilton, plus show previews and listings

BOOKS

FEATURES

NORTH WEALD HERITAGE AVIATION
The birth of a new warbird collection at the famous Essex airfield

B-17 PoW RESCUE
A secret World War Two mission in Soviet-occupied Poland

SPITFIRE MH434
Back in the air —with a little help from the OFMC’s friends

HERCULES AND ARGOSY
A tale of two Twenties tri-motors

THE LOSS OF CAVALIER
An Imperial Airways Empire boat’s final voyage

BEA HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS
Serving Scotland’s rural communities

COMET 3
Just one was built, but it contributed much to the Comet 4

ANGLO CARGO AT WAR
The UK freight carrier’s role in the Gulf

LIGHT AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION
Celebrating 70 years of ‘flying for fun’

TURBULENT TOUR
The first of the Druine lightplanes to visit Britain

AEROPLANE MEETS… CHRIS GÖTKE
The very skilled ‘boss’ of the Royal Navy Historic Flight

DATABASE: FELIXSTOWE FLYING BOATS
Pete London details the aircraft that brought the flying boat to prominence with the Royal Naval Air Service

SWISS AIR FORCE VENOMS
de Havilland jets in Alpine action