FlyPast - May 2010

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FEATURES

DESERT LEGEND
Ian Simpson tells of Australian-born `ace' Clive Mayers in combat over Europe while serving with 601 (County of London) Squadron and over North Africa.

LIFEAS A TARGET
The fascinating but largely unsung work of the Fleet Requirements Air Direction is described by Bill Simpson.

DUXFORD'S `FEW'
A tribute to the Battle of Britain from the ImperialWarMuseum archives.

FLYING TRUCK
The story of how C-64 Norsemen were pressed into service as bombers by the Israelis is told by Shlomo Aloni.

MAKING HISTORY
Well-known warbird owner and Shuttleworth Collection trustee Tim Manna previews the 2010 season at Old Warden.

BERLIN BOMBER `ACE'
Norman Franks concludes the tale of `Mac' Baigent's wartime career with Bomber Command.

GOING DUTCH
Bob Fischer and Emiel Sloot present a profile of a Fouga Magister warbird.

LIVING MEMORIAL
As the new airshow season draws ever closer, Steve Beebee visits the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and sees how the winter engineering work is progressing.

REGULARS

FROM THE WORKSHOP
The epic `ground-up' restoration of a Westland Whirlwind by the Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group is recounted by Alan Beattie.

GLORYDAYS
Republic
's `Thunder Factory' in camera.

FINALS
A stunning tribute to Lancaster Just Jane.

IN FOCUS
We turn our attention to the warhorse of the Korean and Vietnam conflicts - the Douglas Skyraider.

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