FlyPast - January 2011

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FEATURES

SCHOOLGIRL'S HURRICANE TRIBUTE
A youngster's campaign to honour a Battle of Britain pilot shot down over her school.

WHAT DO YOU THINK I AM? LIVE BAIT?
David Leininger profiles a multi award-winning P-51 Mustang fighter and tells of a moving reunion with a World War Two `ace'.

METEOR EYE IN THE SKY
Doug Gordon describes the fighter-reconnaissance role of the RAF's Gloster Meteor FR.9 during the `Cold War'.

LONDON'S `FORGOTTEN' AIRFIELD
An important World War Two airfield in Essex is slipping from the memory, but a local group is determined to keep its heritage alive, as David Martin reports.

GUARDING THE LEGACY
Steve Beebee talks exclusively to the Old Flying Machine Company's Sarah Hanna and Laura Bonhomme about the team's plans and their famous Spitfire, MH434.

EVERY CLOUD.
A remarkable weather phenomenon occurred over Vulcan XM594 at Newark on Armistice Day. Howard Heeley explains how he caught it on camera.

FIFI'S TRIUMPHANT RETURN
After years of problems, Boeing Superfortress FiFi has made its long-awaited return to the CAF's premier airshow. Frank B Mormillo reports.

WOODBRIDGE ONE-O-WONDERS
Former Voodoo pilot Nigel Walpole tells of nuclear-armed F-101s over Suffolk.

REGULARS

THE WAY WE WERE
Andrew Thomas charts the history of the RAF's famous No.1 Squadron, on the eve of the unit's disbandment.

FOR VALOUR - FLYING OFFICE ARTHUR SCARF
In the first of a new series, Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork tells of a Blenheim pilot's bravery in the Far East.

ROUNDELS FILE
David Howley chronicles the various colour schemes and markings given to a long-serving Spitfire I.

FROM THE WORKSHOP
We take a look at the RAF Museum's Wellington bomber, which is being overhauled at the Michael Beetham Conservation Centre in Cosford.

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

WHAT'S NEW
A selection of new books and gift ideas are given the FlyPast `air-test'.

NEWS
Corsair recovered from Lake Michigan

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