Aeroplane Monthly - October 2018

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NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• Spitfire IX recovered in Norway
• ARC Lysander flies at Duxford
• Hangar 10 Bf 109G-14 airborne … 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

HOOKS’ TOURS
More rare colour images from the late Mike Hooks’ amazing collection. This month, the subject is Denmark’s KZ family of light aircraft

REVIEWS
The latest aviation books in the spotlight

NEXT MONTH

FEATURES

SIMON’S SIRCUS
Six Sea Vixens made this short-lived Royal Navy outfit one of the most spectacular of all British military display teams

WARS OF THE ROSES RACE
When Yorkshire took on Lancashire in an early aerial contest

ERIC AND MICHAEL CROSSLEY
A father and son whose aviation interests, civil and military, went down many different avenues

RAF SCHWECHAT
When Austria was occupied after World War Two, what today is Vienna International Airport was an important RAF station

AEROPLANE MEETS … JIM SCHOFIELD
A Shuttleworth pilot with 100 years of production fighters in his logbook

KZ II T
Operating the pretty little Danish open-cockpit trainer

DATABASE: GRUMMAN AVENGER
The development and service of the rugged and versatile torpedo bomber are described by Matthew Willis

AEROPLANE ARCHIVE: CORONATION REVIEW
The view from the cockpit of a Boulton Paul Balliol

SPECIAL: BATTLE OF BRITAIN FILMING

THE ‘PSYCHEDELIC MONSTER’
Duane Egli, co-pilot of the B-25 Mitchell cameraship, recalls his, and its, role

THE RAF AND THE FILM
The RAF contribution to Battle of Britain was a major one, but relations weren’t always smooth