FlyPast - May 2011

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FEATURES

CORSAIRS OVER KOREA
Only one day after the North Korean invasion, Corsairs and jets aboard the USS `Valley Forge' were called into action, as Warren E Thompson explains.

BOMBER STATION
We mark RAF Coningsby's 70th birthday with a look back at its history.

A WAR OF THEIR OWN
Michael O'Leary describes the role played by the NA P-51A Mustang in Burma.

A-FOR-ALLISON
Michael O'Leary takes a close look at a rare P-51A survivor.

CAPTURE THE MOMENT
Photographer Darren Harbar shares his expertise on how to get the best shots at airshows.

A WOMAN'S WORK
Steve Beebee remembers the vital but little known role of women at Duxford during World War One.

REGULARS

MEN BEHIND THE MEDALS
Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork describes the career of Pat Kennedy, who saw action in Palestine, Burma, North Africa and Indonesia.

FROM THE WORKSHOP - DUXFORD
Col Pope reports on the latest developments at Duxford's Aircraft Restoration Company.

GLORY DAYS
A selection of early post-war images of trials and light aircraft from Tony Clayton.

FROM THE WORKSHOP - YORKSHIREAIRMUSEUM
Steve Beebee visits the YorkshireAirMuseum where several aircraft are being restored to running condition.

ROUNDELS FILE
The markings on Rhodesian and Zimbabwean aircraft are described by David Howley.

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

FINALS
As `FlyPast' celebrates its 30th birthday, we remember the controversial TSR.2, the subject of our first ever cover.

NEWS
FHC Fw 190 - a legend reborn

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