Classic Aircraft - April 2011

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HINDSIGHT
Historical reflections from Bruce Hales-Dutton in Aircraft’s new opinion column

AIR MAIL in association with CORGI
Win a Corgi model for our Letter of the Month!

EVENTS in association with AIRFIX
News, dates and action — Aircraft’s coverage of the worldwide air events scene

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of the latest aviation-related products for the discerning enthusiast

FEATURES

A NAVAL CENTENNIAL
100 years of US naval aviation were celebrated in style

AVRO AND OUT
The history of Woodford as a leading aircraft manufacturing site — one inextricably linked with Avro

RETRO STYLE
A workshop report on the master craftsmanship of Retro Track and Air

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
BKS Air Transport — the airline that was so good, BEA had to buy it

ONE MAN AND HIS FIREFLY
Air-to-air with Eddie Kurdziel’s magnificent Fairey Firefly, a rare airworthy survivor

SHIPSHAPE AND FARNBOROUGH FASHION
How the Fleet Air Arm provided some of the greatest showpieces during the ‘golden era’ of SBAC displays

‘BUCC’ AT SEA
A pilot’s view of carrier-borne operations in the mighty Buccaneer

LAST CRUISE OF THE ARK
The end of Royal Navy fixed-wing carrier aviation as we knew it

THE TWO AGES OF INSTONE
Back in 1919, Instone was a true pioneer of British civil aviation — today, the name lives on

SUPERMARINE’S SPEED KING
The world-beating Swift that’s just been given a good home by Brooklands

HIJACK!
Behind-the-scenes accounts of dark days of terror for the airlines

RECCE ‘ONE-O-WONDERS’
Old they may have been, but capable too — the RF-101 Voodoos of the 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Upper Heyford