Classic Aircraft - September 2011

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CLASSIC SHOW ACTION

TIGER TALES

TIGERS ROAR
The early days of the NATO Tiger Meet, established 50 years ago this year and still going strong

TIGER CLUB BURNING BRIGHT
Tigers of a very different species… the classic light aircraft of the Tiger Club, a much-loved British institution

REGULARS

NEWS
Nine pages of top stories from the aircraft preservation scene

EVENTS
News, dates and action — Aircraft’s coverage of the worldwide air events scene, including reviews from Yeovilton, Waddington, Koksijde, East Fortune and Flying Legends

DAVID HALFORD’S DISPATCHES
David Halford reflects on the month’s events, reporting this time from RIAT, and unusual aspects of
aviation history

AIR MAIL
Win a Corgi model for our Letter of the Month!

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

FLIGHT BAG
Reviews of the latest aviation-related products for the discerning enthusiast PLUS! Win signed copies of the acclaimed new book ‘Storm Front’

FEATURES

DUTCH ‘SPIT’
Chris ‘Law’ Lorraine, a man with a most interesting flying career, describes converting onto the Netherlands’ only flying Spitfire

DESERT DEFENDERS
When Oman needed to upgrade its air defences against an increasingly potent Yemeni threat, it turned to Britain. The author of the new book ‘Storm Front’ about the campaign in Dhofar, Rowland White, tells the story

RAGING BULLS
Air-to-air with the P-38L Lightning and F4U-4 Corsair from The Flying Bulls — plus pilot insights

EUROPE’S OLDEST AIRPORT
Hamburg Airport is truly unique, having been operational on the same site for its entire 100-year history

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
GB Airways, successor to Gibraltar Airways, was born in part out of political necessity

MEMORIES OF A MIRAGE DRIVER
The Mirages of the Armée de l’Air were amongst the most capable European-based air assets of the time, as a distinguished former pilot of both fighter and bomber versions recalls