FlyPast - July 2010

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FEATURES

A BEACON, SHINING OUT
Ken Ellis gets the low-down on the proposed landmark Battle of Britain tribute at the RAFMuseum from the collection's new OC, Peter Dye.

THREE OF THE `FEW'
Nigel Price looks at the wartime exploits of a trio of valiant Battle of Britain pilots who were based at Duxford in the summer of 1940.

DERBY'S `FORGOTTEN' ACE
Sergeant Pilot Alan Feary of 609 Squadron reached `ace' status during the Battle of Britain but was overlooked when it came to recognition. Barry M Marsden tells of the brave airman's career in the first of a two-parter.

GUIDING LIGHTS
We shine the spotlight on the unsung heroes of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor's Centre at Coningsby - the tour guides.

MITCHELL EXTRAVAGANZA
Scott A Thompson concludes his look back at the legendry war film, Catch-22.

COMRADE `BANK'
Frank B Mormillo reports on an airworthy B-25 Mitchell that now wears Soviet red stars in the US, in tribute to the Lend-Lease scheme of World War Two.

BREAKING THE MOULD
North Weald hosted a superb `Gathering of Warbirds and Legends' event in April, and Dean Wright went along for FlyPast.

REGULARS

IN FOCUS - HELLDIVER
We pay tribute to the `Beast' of the US Navy's aircraft fleet of World War Two - the Curtiss Helldiver.

GLORY DAYS
A rare series of RAF colour photographs from the 1950s and 1960s, from the collections of Andrew Thomas and Peter Green.

FLYPOST
Readers' letters and comments.

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

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