Aeroplane Monthly - March 2017

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FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• RAFM Walrus going to Solent Sky
• Collings Foundation buys Hurricane
• Cutbacks for Vulcan to the Sky
• Historic Flight acquires Rapide
• Dutch DC-4 returning
… and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

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

SKYWRITERS

Q
Your questions asked and answered

AIRCREW
The 100th - and last - instalment of our popular series looks at the work of a US Air Force EF-111 Raven electronic warfare officer

BOOKS

NEXT MONTH

EAST KIRKBY LANCASTER
Just Jane takes a major step towards returning to flight

SCANDINAVIAN SANDRINGHAMS
The Shorts flying boat in service with DNL and SAS

FLIGHT TEST
A special 35-page section saluting British test flying

BEARCATS ON THE BOXER
A difficult day at sea for some US Navy fighter pilots

MARENDAZ
The controversial life of a WW1 pilot turned sports car manufacturer, aircraft-builder - and ‘security risk’

PB4Y-2 PRIVATEER
Air-to-air with a unique heavy warbird

AEROPLANE MEETS… PETER TEICHMAN
We talk to the founder of the Hangar 11 Collection

DATABASE: AIRSPEED ENVOY, OXFORD AND CONSUL
James Kightly provides a detailed examination of these versatile British classic twins

OP ‘THWART’ PIONEERS
The Scottish Aviation light transport’s part in combating Cypriot guerrillas