FlyPast - January 2010

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FEATURES

BROTHERS IN ARMS
In the first of two features on Spitfire pilot Rodney Simmonds, Andrew Thomas describes the victories claimed by Rodney and his brother, Peter.

WHO'S WHO?
Former Rhodesian Spitfire pilot Rodney Simmonds explains to Andrew Thomas why the RAF's last air combat victory over Greece does not appear in the records!

THAT VULCAN EFFECT
After a successful year, the team members behind the world's only airworthy Vulcan bomber are looking forward to 2010 - as Steve Beebee found out.

OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY
It's been a remarkable year for Avro Vulcan XH558. Chief Pilot Martin Withers shares some personal moments with Steve Beebee.

SPANISH INTERLUDE
Technical problems, combat damage or even to get away from the fighting brought warplanes to Spain. Chris Goss tells of two German aircrews who experienced Spanish hospitality.

TWIN BOOM TROOPER
Andy Marden describes the heritage of the Nord Noratlas airlifter.

REGULARS

THE WAY WE WERE
In our series on the heritage of RAF squadrons, Andrew Thomas looks at the legacy of 23 Squadron which disbanded in October.

OVER THE TRENCHES
In a new book, the letters of Roderick Ward Maclennan reveal the hopes and fortunes of a young airman.

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

FLYPOST
Readers' letters and comments. 

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