Classic Aircraft - June 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

TARGET LIBYA
Twenty-five years ago, USAF and US Navy aircraft hit at the heart of Colonel Gaddafi’s regime. Robert F. Dorr recalls Operation ‘Eldorado Canyon’ with the help of some of the pilots who took part

FASTER, HIGHER, LONGER
Aviation and motorsport have always been closely linked, and the prestigious Segrave Trophy has seen the greats from both arenas appearing side-by-side on the roll of honour

HAWKER HUNTER AT 60
A 23-page tribute to this classic British jet fighter as it celebrates its 60th anniversary
• BEST OF BRITISH
Former Hunter pilot Rod Dean offers a ‘from the cockpit’ perspective on the development of the Hawker fighter
• MY HUNTER LOVE AFFAIR
Rod Dean’s memories of flying the different Hunter marks
• NAVAL HUNTERS
The Royal Navy’s Hunters remembered, not least by ex-FRADU pilots Derek Morter and Brian Grant

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Jersey Airlines — the result of one man’s post-war vision of Channel Islands air travel

UPHOLDING THE LEGACY
It’s a big year for the US Navy Tailhook Legacy Flight programme. We go air-to-air with some of the participants

AIR TATTOO: 40 YEARS OF MEMORIES
It’s been a long road from the first Air Tattoo at North Weald in 1971 to today’s Royal International Air Tattoo. Aircraft looks back at some notable and favourite moments from the past four decades

BY ‘BEAR’ TO BRITAIN
The second Russian ‘Bear’ appearance at the Air Tattoo saw two of the strategic bombers making the trip — and the British Defence and Air Attaché in Moscow was on board one of them