FlyPast - April 2010

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FIGHTER LEGEND
David Leininger goes `face-to-face' with Mustang `ace' `Bud' Anderson.

HURRICANE SALUTE
Steve Beebee outlines the Hawker Hurricane's vital role in the Battle of Britain, and details the UK's surviving airframes.

CHINESE TAKE-AWAY
Keith Wilson profiles a new warbird display team that is set to take the UK by storm.

BERLIN BOMBER `ACE'
The early Bomber Command sorties of New Zealander `Mac' Baigent's are described by Norman Franks.

FROM BRISBANE TO SUNDERLANDS
Queenslander John Temple talks to Jason Sou about U-boat hunting and combat in flying-boats during World War Two.

FINALLY REST IN PEACE
Two Australian airmen were tragically lost on their very first combat `op' in World War Two. Jim Grant looks at the crewmembers' short careers and tells of how their bodies were recovered from the crashed Beaufighter 52 years later.

THREE BY THREE
Missionary Flights International operates three DC-3s in vital work in Haiti. Geoff Jones visited the life-saving `Daks' shortly before the recent devastating earthquake.

REGULARS

THE WAY WE WERE
Continuing our series on the heritage of current RAF units, Andrew Thomas shines the spotlight on 12 Squadron.

WHAT'S NEW?
New products and books reviewed.

FROM THE WORKSHOP
Craig P Justo tells how an Australian fighter icon - a CA-12 Boomerang - was restored to flight status.

TON UP
Two of the UK's most historic and oldest flying machines can be found in the Science Museum's Kensington home. Daniel Ford tells all.

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