FlyPast - March 2010

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FEATURES

TWILIGHT THUNDER
Steve Beebee was among those plugging ears and grinning as a Lightning F.6 shook the earth at Bruntingthorpe.

COMANCHE `DEVIL'
Frank B Mormillo profiles Thoughts of Midnite, a beautifully-restored P-38 Lightning.

A COLONIAL WAR
Eric Spence fought the Italians in Africa in 1940. He remembers battles conducted by locally recruited native troops, supported by obsolescent biplanes.

BEATING AROUND THE `BUSH'
Terrorist insurgencies compelled Rhodesian forces to deploy into a neighbouring country. Wg Cdr Peter Briscoe describes an operation he was involved in that was doomed to failure.

HURRICANE `WIZARD'
Norman Franks concludes his look at fighter pilot Caesar Hull's war.

CONSTANT ENDEAVOUR
Submarine hunting needed patience and finely-honed skills. Steve Turner talked to Flt Lt Geoff Shakespeare about his time on Coastal Command Liberators.

REGULARS

MUSEUMS - NEW YORK
Nigel Price reports from the Cradle of Aviation Museum on hallowed aviation ground in Long Island.

FLYPOST
Readers' letters.

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

FROM THE WORKSHOP
Vulcan XL426 is undergoing a major restoration in readiness for it to thrill the crowds at Southend once again. Phil Whalley reports.

FINALS
Liberators on the Fort Worth production line.

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