FlyPast - September 2011

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FEATURES

WELLINGTON WARRIOR
Gordon Thorburn tells the story of 6ft 7in Vickers Wellington skipper `Tiny' Cooling.

ACES HIGH
Barry Marsden pays tribute to Great War fighter pilot Bill Bond whose story of courage inspired his widow to write a book.

BIG BEAUTIFUL DOLL
Prior to its sad loss on July 10, Rob Davies spoke exclusively to Ken Ellis about his days flying the famous Mustang.

HERO HAWKER
Jim Larsen profiles a Hawker Hurricane that defended Canada's coastline during World War Two.

STICK TO ME LIKE GLUE
Bob Caddick recounts how Spitfire pilot Sgt Howard Squire got a little too close for comfort to his OC's aircraft.

THUNDER AND LIGHTNINGS
Part two of Hugh Trevor's exciting account of RAF EE Lightning operations in Germany.

REGULARS

CHANGING COURSE
In our series on the UK's post-war aircraft industry, Ken Ellis examines three companies that turned to making other products.

GLORY DAYS
Simon Gladas marks 50 years of NATO `Tiger Meets' with a look at the events of yesteryear.

FOR VALOUR
Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork profiles Blenheim pilot and Victoria Cross recipient, Hugh Malcolm.

MUSEUMS - THORPE CAMP
Ken Ellis visits Woodhall Spa where part of a former Bomber Command station has been brought back to life.

WHAT'S NEW
A selection of new books, prints and other products are appraised by the FlyPast team.

AIRSHOW
Reviews and photos from recent shows at Duxford, Kemble, Old Warden, La Fert‚ Alais and Hamilton, along with forthcoming UK dates.

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

FINALS
Another stunning view of Avro Vulcan B.2 XH558.

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