FlyPast - August 2011

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FEATURES

TIGERCAT RETURNS

Michael O'Leary reports on the restoration of a warbird used for many years as a fire-bomber.

LANCASTER LEADER
Patrick Otter pays tribute to Wg Cdr David Holford, a Lancaster pilot known for his leadership and courage.

FLYING LEGENDS
As Duxford prepares to host this year's Flying Legends airshow, Steve Beebee offers a sneak preview.

HERO HAWKER
Steve Beebee takes a quick look at the history of our cover star, the Historic Aircraft Collection's Hawker Hurricane.

COLD WAR LIGHTNINGS
Ready for anything, the RAF Germany Lightning force provided air defence at five minutes' notice. Hugh Trevor pays tribute to an unforgettable era.

REGULARS

THE WAY WE WERE
In our series on RAF unit heritage, Andrew Thomas highlights 24 Squadron, which has flown more types than any other.

AIRSHOW
We look back at events at Duxford, North Weald and Southend. Plus all the latest UK dates.

WINDY CITY TREASURE
Nick Stroud visits the aircraft collection within Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

FROM THE WORKSHOP - HAWKER RESTORATIONS
No fewer than ten Hurricanes are airworthy or being made airworthy by Suffolk-based Hawker Restorations Ltd. We look at their current projects.

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

GLORY DAYS
Pete Howard presents a selection of World War One images from motor mechanic Bert Wells.

FINALS
A fond farewell to the Liberty Foundation's magnificent Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Liberty Belle.

NEWS
Messerschmitt Me 262 replica flies

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