FlyPast - July 2013

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FREE GIANT DOUBLE-SIDED SPITFIRE POSTER
This high-quality, double-sided poster features a stunning air-to-air image by John Dibbs whilst the other side has a chronological technical breakdown of the Supermarine Spitfire Mk I to the Griffon-engined Spitfire FR.Mk XIVE.

Also in this issue:

Biplanes To Jets
Barry M Marsden charts Frank Woolley’s four decade career in the RAF.

‘Racing’ Harrier
Bryan Baker talks to Hugh Trevor about his time flying Tangmere’s ‘air racing’ Harrier.

German Fighter Reborn
Flying Heritage Collection has achieved the remarkable feat of returning an original Focke-Wulf Fw 190 to the air. Rachel Morris reports.

Dragon Lady
Lt Col Anthony Martinez reveals what it was like to fly the fabled ‘Cold War’ spyplane.

RAF Show Of Force
Doug Moore and Jonathan Garraway profile 1953’s spectacular Royal Review at RAF Odiham.

Spotlight Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

Origin And History
A look at the history of the World War Two fighter.

Contemporaries Compared
We see how the Warhawk matches up to two other fighters of the era.

Men Behind The Kittyhawk
Graham Pitchfork profiles three pilots who perfected the Kittyhawk as a deadly ground-attack instrument.

P-40 in Profile
Andrew Thomas outlines Sqn Ldr Urbanowicz’s role with the ‘Flying Tigers’ in China, with Pete West artwork.

In Combat
Colonel Philip R Adair recounts an incredible air combat to James P Busha.

Warriors
Mike Shreeve reviews the current airworthy population of the Curtiss Hawk family.

Regulars

What’s New
The latest books, prints and other aviation collectibles receive the FlyPast verdict.

From The Workshop
In Florida a team is preparing to mark the centenary of the first-ever scheduled airline service. Mike
Shreeve reports.

For Valour
Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork profiles VC recipient Robert Palmer.

Museums – Heringsdorf
Richard Paver visits Volker Schülke’s expanding collection on Germany’s Baltic coast.

Airshow
Reports and images from shows in the US, and the latest from the UK.

FlyPost and ‘Ops’ Board
Readers’ letters and dates for your diary.

From The Workshop
In the second of our From The Workshop reports, Ben Dunnell details the changes afoot at IWM London.

Finals
A pair of Lockheed P-38 Lightnings.