FlyPast - March 2011

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FEATURES

DEFIANT EVOLUTION
Warren E Thompson tells the story of Arthur Bourque who graduated from the Boulton Paul Defiant to the Northrop Black Widow.

TWIN BOOMERS
Gerry Sweet explains how the DH Sea Vixen became a versatile fighter with the Fleet Air Arm.

TARGET CHICAGO
A mission on Convair's supersonic B-58 Hustler bomber is recalled by former navigator-bombardier Dr Frank Vander Wert.

PERIL OVER THE SEA
Ferry pilot Duane Egli describes an epic transatlantic flight in de Havilland's `wooden wonder', the Mosquito.

SHADOWED BY LIBERATORS
Bill Cahill examines the electronic warfare role played by Consolidated Liberators over Japan.

SKYTRAIN SALUTE
Frank B Mormillo reports from the LyonAirMuseum's special C-47 tribute.

REGULARS

THEN THERE WAS ONE NEW SERIES
In the first of a new series on Britain's post-war aircraft industry, Ken Ellis outlines the past and contemplates what the future may hold.

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

ROUNDELS FILE
David Howley looks at the evolution of the Canadian Maple Leaf national insignia.

FINALS
Marking the 75th anniversary of the Supermarine Spitfire's maiden flight.

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