FlyPast - December 2010

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CHURCHILL'S NAVIGATOR
Air Cdre John Mitchell tells of the arrival of a very special Avro York transport and its first sortie overseas.

SHARP SHOOTERS
Warren E Thompson describes how P-61 Black Widow night-fighters clashed with Japanese bombers in World War Two.

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Nigel Price attends a very special event at the YorkshireAirMuseum.

RETURN OF THE GHOST
A pair of very special Mustangs took part in this year's National Championship Air Races at Reno. Nicholas A Veronico discovered their pedigrees.

FOR YOU, THE WAR IS OVER...
.was the genuine greeting given to Wellington rear gunner Bill Thew after he was shot down in Denmark. Chris Goss describes the events.

RUSSIAN ICON
Once a Duxford resident, a Yakovlev Yak-3U is now part of the California-based Planes of Fame Museum. Frank B Mormillo profiles this fascinating warbird.

REGULARS

WHAT'S NEW
A bumper crop of new books and gift ideas.

FROM THE WORKSHOP
Two very special Boeing B-17s - The Swoose and the iconic Memphis Belle - are being restored at the USAFMuseum. Scott A Thompson tells of progress so far.

AIRSHOW
A round-up of the end of season events in the UK, including Duxford's Sally B celebration.

FLYPOST AND `OPS' BOARD
Bumper bag of readers' letters and comments, plus dates for your diary.

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