FlyPast - October 2011

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FEATURES

HALIFAX DOWN
Alan F Crouchman describes how a Luftwaffe night-fighter put paid to a Halifax high over Frankfurt.

SPITFIRE FLIGHT
Darren Harbar visited aviation charity fly2help to discover how two lucky individuals can win a chance to fly alongside a Spitfire.

STIRLING IN MINIATURE
Daniel Ford examines how Short Brothers built a scale version prototype of the famous Stirling bomber.

LIBERATOR RETURN
Michael O'Leary reports on the YankeeAirMuseum's incredible B-24 project.

WILDCAT COMES HOME
The restoration of a Grumman Wildcat and its return to its former home is described by Stephen Chapis.

CRANFIELD LIGHTNING
EE Lightning owner Russell Carpenter tells Nigel Price about his exciting, but little-known, open days at Cranfield.

METEOR CLOSE SHAVE
Tom Docherty recalls a scary moment for a Meteor crew during a daylight practice interception.

REGULARS

ROUNDELS FILE
The distinctive aviation heraldry of Chile is examined by David Howley.

AIRFIELDS - HARRINGTON
Dean Wright discovers one the best kept secrets of Northamptonshire and the `Mighty Eighth'.

GLORY DAYS
Nick Stroud introduces a book dedicated to the transition from propellers to turbojets.

FOR VALOUR
Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork details the career of VC recipient and Great Escaper, Len Trent.

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

AIRSHOW
Reviews and photos from recent shows at Geneseo, Michigan, Windermere and Duxford, along with forthcoming UK dates.

FINALS
Another view of Cranfield's distinctive EE Lightning T.5 XS458.

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