FlyPast - September 2008

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Swordfish back in the air; P-38 Lightnings' first flights; Blenheim unveiled in Finland; Spitfire auction in New Zealand; Bournemouth museum to re-open?; 'Butcher Bird' re-assembled in France; Spitfire 'found' in Canadian barn; Ryans arrive in Germany and the UK; 'Bud' Anderson honoured by early-model Mustang; Boeing B-17s on the move; Squadron commemorates Spitfire anniversary; Gladiator rebuilt at Duxford; Royal Sea King for FAA Museum and much, much more!

News on Other Pages
Memorial Flight's Silver Spitfire
Vulcan back on the 'circuit'
Boeing biplane workshop

On Silver Wings
Sqn Ldr Clive Rowley explains the story behind the unusual wartime scheme newly applied to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Spitfire IX.

Fallen Sparrow
The Shoreham Aircraft Museum's latest memorial to local fighter heroes.

Taking Life in Both Hands
Frank Lloyd never particularly looked for trouble, but it often came his way. From his new book Master Bombers, Sean Feast charts Frank's eventful career.

Wings of the Eagle
40 pages of special features
Day of the Ghost Bombers
US Eighth Air Force Mustangs duped the Luftwaffe into thinking they were a bomber stream. Jerry Scutts describes an incredible conflict.

Million-Dollar Messerschmitt
Frank B Mormillo presents a portfolio on Harold Kindsvater's Spanish-built Bf 109.

In a Foreign Field
Chris Goss describes the sort life of Junkers Ju 88 recce pilot Lothar Rhrich.

Taking Sides
Messerschmitt Bf 109 artwork and variants.

Berlin's 'Gustav'
Profiling our cover and centre-fold 'star', Bf 109G 'Black 2'.

69 Berlin's 'Stormbird'
A new-build Me 262 is part of a growing collection honouring the genius of Willy Messerschmitt.

70 Lost on Barnaby Moor
The crash of a Ju 88 brought the horrors of war to schoolboy 'souvenir hunters', as Bill Norman explains.

Return to Duxford
A Spanish-built Messerschmitt, last at Duxford in 1968 for the filming of 'Battle of Britain', has returned.

In Captivity
Images of a Luftwaffe aircraft in Allied hands, from the collection of Jeremy Collins.

76 A Joy to Fly
Two friends survived over 560 operational flights in Heinkel He 111s - Chris Goss relates their amazing story.


Men Behind the Medals
Graham Pitchfork details the exploits of RAAF Beaufort Charles Walsh DFC.

Roundels File
The national insignia of the Netherlands from David Howley.

What's New
Product reviews and news.

Over the Trenches
Our World War One series takes a nautical turn as David Hobbs tells the story of a Zeppelin shoot-down.

Flying Legends highlights, the Vulcan's debut and the up-coming calendar.

From the Workshop
A Nevada workshop is building a 'run' of Boeing's famed F4B or P-12 pursuit fighter biplanes.

Readers' letters and comments.

Aviation Art
The work of Philip Oliver.

'Ops' Board
Where to go and what to see.

Frank B Mormillo visits one of Chino's lesser-known gems.

Inside a Buchn.