Classic Aircraft - February 2010

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LIFE BEGINS AT 40
It’s the oldest flying ancestor of Boeing’s famous jet airliners – Addison Pemberton’s splendid Boeing 40C

THE INTERVIEW
We meet Wg Cdr Ken Wallis, the wartime RAF pilot and autogyro maestro who’s still flying at 93!

CAF FLYING HIGH AGAIN
A look at the Commemorative Air Force as it looks forward to a brighter future

MIGHTY ‘SPAD’
The Marine Aviation Museum’s A-1D Skyraider salutes the ‘Sandy’ rescue operations of the Vietnam War

PHANTOMS OF THE RUHR
Preparation for war was a fact of daily life within RAF Germany at the height of the Cold War, as former Phantom navigator Ian Black recalls

WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN: ROTODYNE
Almost 50 years after its cancellation, the Fairey Rotodyne continues to divide opinion

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN... AIR EUROPE
The story behind one of the biggest airline collapses of all time

MUSTANG VERSUS Me262
Former USAAF P-51D pilots recall the first piston-to-jet dogfights in history

SAVE A TRIDENT!
Efforts get under way to preserve a now unique piece of British airliner heritage

FLIGHT BAG
Aircraft reviews the latest aviation-related products for the discerning enthusiast – and provides the answers to our Christmas brain-teasers PLUS! Win superb P-51 flight sims

AIR DISPLAY NEWS
The latest from the international display scene

AIR DISPLAY CALENDAR
Your essential airshow planner