FlyPast - January 2009

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FEATURES

MISSING IN ACTION
Photo-recce pilot 1st Lt Stan Canner's last mission left him behind enemy lines. Neil Canner pays tribute to his father.

SHETLAND POTEZ
Ken Ellis visits Britain's northernmost preservation project.

'MARINELL' MAKES TWO!
Maurice Hammond's second P-51 restoration recently took to the skies. Jarrod Cotter tells the story of this resurrection.

BATTLES FOR POWER
An unexpected role for the Fairey Battle was that of engine test-bed. David Willis examines the bomber's transformation.

BATTLING IN EVERY WAY
Erik Mannings was in charge of the party that salvaged Battle L5343 from Iceland for the RAFMuseum. He remembers an epic recovery operation.

16-YEAR BATTLE
After recovery from Iceland, it took a dedicated team a long time to get Battle L5343 to display standard. Len Woodgate describes the project.

REGULARS

FROM THE WORKSHOP
Ken Ellis reports from Rochester on the restoration of the RAFMuseum's Fairey Battle.

FLYPOST
Readers' letters and comments.

'OPS' BOARD
Where to go and what to see.

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