Aeroplane Monthly - September 2018

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NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• Mosquito earmarked for the UK
• A-20 for Pima museum
• TFC’s Fiat CR42 rolled out … and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

HANGAR TALK
Steve Slater’s comment on the historic aircraft world

FLIGHT LINE
Reflections on aviation history with Denis J. Calvert

REGULARS

SKYWRITERS

Q&A
Your questions asked and answered

BRIEFING FILE
Under the skin of aviation technology and tactics. This month, how the V1 flying bomb was guided to its targets

REVIEWS
The latest aviation books in the spotlight, plus the new Spitfire documentary film

EVENTS
A memorable Flying Legends show reviewed, plus RIAT, Shuttleworth, Yeovilton and Farnborough

NEXT MONTH

FEATURES

RAF100 FLYPASTS
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s part in the summer’s big spectacles

FLYING THE BELVEDERE
Operating the twin-rotor Bristol helicopter in Aden

AVRO 504 RESTORATION
Returning a classic rotary-engined trainer to flight

CF-105 ARROW’S UK CONNECTION
Could the stillborn Canadian fighter have met the RAF’s needs?

BRAZILIAN SUB-HUNTERS
Combating the wartime U-boat menace off Brazil’s coasts

DUXFORD STATION CHAPLAIN
A new perspective on the Battle of Britain PLUS! Book competition

AEROPLANE MEETS… MATTHEW BODDINGTON
Like father, like son for this vintage aviation stalwart

DATABASE: SAVOIA MARCHETTI SM79
Luigino Caliaro charts the background and operational history ¬¬Italy’s main wartime medium bomber

AEROPLANE ARCHIVE: GRAND PRIX AIRLIFT
A BOAC CL-44 transports most of the 1963 Formula One field

TSR2 SUPPLEMENT

TEST PILOT PERSPECTIVES
Two of the three men who flew the TSR2, Don Knight and the late Jimmy Dell, recall their part in the programme

ROOM FOR A VIEW
A TSR2 engineer remembers a head-up display challenge

STRIKING POWER
The weapons that would have formed the TSR2’s arsenal

THE REPLACEMENT SAGA
The debates didn’t go away when the TSR2 was cancelled — far from it, in fact