Classic Aircraft - October 2010

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THE DEATH OF TSR2
What happened to the TSR2 programme still attracts much condemnation, but is it really deserved? PLUS! Win Classic Publications’ new TSR2 book

PROJECT SWATROCK
When the USAF embarked on a top-secret armament trial in the Korean War, it called upon Col Jack Broughton to head it up. He tells the fascinating story

THE SECOND GROSVENOR HOUSE
Air-to-air with Tom Wathen’s stunning replica of the MacRobertson 
race-winning DH88 Comet

1940 MONTH BY MONTH
Aircraft’s month-by-month chronology of the air war of 1940 
draws to a close, with the end of the Battle of Britain

HEINKEL’S SUPER FIGHTER
Could the Heinkel He100, the subject of one of military aviation’s most elaborate deceptions, have changed the course of the Battle of Britain?

REMEMBERING THE CLIPPERS
Some 75 years after Pan Am started its ‘China Clipper’ flying boat services, a group of luxury hotels is recalling those pio-neering, romantic days

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN... 
BRITISH AIR FERRIES
A prominent operator of Carvairs and Viscounts, it was quite an achievement for this carrier to survive independently for so long

TALES OF THE ‘MIGHTY HUNTER’
A former RAF Nimrod crewman looks back fondly at the ‘Mighty Hunter’s’ Cold War service — a far cry from Afghanistan

RISING STAR
We report from Maine on Lufthansa’s return to flight of a majestic Lockheed Starliner

FLIGHT BAG
It’s a Battle of Britain special in Aircraft’s product review pages this time — we look at new and classic Battle books, plus flight sims, art and more

NEWS
The latest from the international display scene, plus event previews

REVIEWS
Reports from Shuttleworth, Eastbourne and the Bristol Balloon Fiesta