Aeroplane Monthly - February 2017

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AMPUTEE SOLOS A SPITFIRE
Losing a leg was no barrier to Alan Robinson going solo in the Supermarine fighter, thanks to the Boultbee Flight Academy

BAADE 152
The 152 jet airliner designed by Brunolf Baade proved to be the death knell for East Germany’s fledgling aircraft industry

VINCENT AND BAFFIN
In New Zealand, the Subritzky family is resurrecting two inter-war British classics - the Vickers Vincent and Blackburn Baffin

GLADIATORS AGAINST MUSSOLINI
In 1940-41, the Gloster biplane fighters were part of the Allies’ first line of attack - and defence - against Italian forces in East Africa

AEROPLANE MEETS… DR ROBERT PLEMING
The boss of the Vulcan to the Sky Trust reflects on the story of XH558’s return to flight, and the future of this most famous ‘V-bomber’

MOSS MA1 AND MA2
The attractive British light aeroplanes made by an unusual family firm - one founded by five flying

P-39 AND P-63
Exclusive air-to-air coverage of the Commemorative Air Force’s Bell Airacobra and Kingcobra

ROLLS-ROYCE EXPERIMENTAL DEPARTMENT
In 1937, a photographer for The Aeroplane visited Rolls-Royce at Hucknall during a crucial period in engine development

DATABASE: SOPWITH TRIPLANE
Pete London on the First World War fighter that made an immediate impact in the air war over the Western Front

BAY OF PIGS PILOT
Following the death of Fidel Castro, a pilot for Cuba’s air arm recalls his part in the Bay of Pigs