Aeroplane Monthly - July 2017

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Hurricane to Lincoln — and a superb wartime Lancaster image from the Aeroplane archive

NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• Shuttleworth’s Camel flies
• Dual power for two-seat Bf 109G
• Yorkshire ‘Bucc’ back in FAA marks … and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

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

FLIGHT LINE
Reflections on aviation history with Denis J. Calvert

REGULARS

SKYWRITERS

Q&A
Your questions asked and answered

BRIEFING FILE
Our new feature looking under the skin of aviation technology and tactics. This time we examine the RAF’s wartime Oboe bombing aid

EVENTS
Major summer airshows reviewed and previewed

REVIEWS

NEXT MONTH

FEATURES

BRITISH CLASSIC JETS
In the wake of many aircraft being grounded and sold, how does the future look for the UK’s ex-military jet scene?

DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN
The pioneering use of shipborne aircraft during 1915 that revolutionised naval and aerial warfare

13 MIRA AT WAR
Royal Hellenic Air Force Ansons, Blenheims and Baltimores fighting alongside the RAF

SPITFIRE NH341
The new two-seat Spitfire that’s helping Aero Legends develop its ambitious aviation heritage business

SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS FILM
Insights into making the classic 1957 movie about Charles Lindbergh’s pioneering feat

HONG KONG WESSEX
Recalling the last RAF aircraft to leave Hong Kong before the territory was handed back to China, 20 years ago

AEROPLANE MEETS…PAUL WARREN WILSON
Heading up Plane Sailing’s Catalina operation has given this ex-RAF Harrier pilot some tremendous experiences

DATABASE: ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN
In a new departure for Database, Jakob Whitfield examines the development and service of the most famous British aero engine of all time

AEROPLANE ARCHIVE: CRANFIELD COLLEGE OF AERONAUTICS
A Fifties visit to Britain’s premier seat of aeronautical learning