FlyPast - July 2009

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FEATURES

NO FINER EPITAPH
Barry M Marsden relates the intense career of Flt Lt Norman Taylor, Battle of Britain `ace' and Condor-killer.

TRIBUTE TO A KIWI `ACE'
Brendon Deere, owner of Spitfire PV270 - restored in honour of his uncle New Zealand fighter `ace' Air Cdr Alan Deere - talks to Jarrod Cotter about the project.

THAT NELSON SPIRIT!
Ian McLachlan concludes the story of `Wen' Nelson, a versatile fighter pilot.

`FOXY LADY' FLIES THE FLAG
Half a century after the type entered service, Sea Vixen `Foxy Lady' is ready to do her part to celebrate the centenary of British naval aviation. Hugh Trevor reports.

GETTING READY TO ROLL
Hugh Trevor visits the team working hard to return Sea Vixen XJ494 to motive power.

SPIRIT OF NORTH WEALD
Ken Ellis reports on the unveiling of the Battle of Britain station's `gate guardian' and the rich heritage it represents.

REGULARS

THE WAY WE WERE
We turn to the heritage of 20 Squadron, which today is the Harrier conversion unit.

FLYPOST
Readers' letters and comments.

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

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