Aeroplane Monthly - September 2019

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NEWS AND COMMENT

FROM THE EDITOR

NEWS
• Combat veteran Hellcat flies
• Iraqi Fury airborne in Belgium
• Welcome home for Miss Montana… and the month’s other top aircraft preservation news

WORKSHOP
Our new monthly feature focusing in detail on a restoration organisation or project examines the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s fascinating Fairey Barracuda

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, anti-V1 operations

REVIEWS
The latest aviation books and products in the spotlight

EVENTS
Reports from Shuttleworth, Flying Legends and Yeovilton, plus show dates for September

NEXT MONTH

CINEMA CLASSICS

BATTLE OF BRITAIN… OVER SPAIN
Memories of when Battle of Britain was filmed in Spanish skies

BATTLE OF BRITAIN MUSIC
The score for the 1969 classic turned into a veritable battle

THE WAR LOVER
British film flying pioneer John Crewdson took on a lot when he was signed up for this famed feature

THE BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI
Insights into how they made the legendary Korean War movie

FEATURES

MISS HELEN BACK TO BODNEY
A combat veteran P-51D Mustang returns to the skies above its wartime base in East Anglia

PRE CONCORDE PROJECTS: PART 2
Concluding our two-part feature, the French concepts that led to Concorde, including one with nuclear power

AEROPLANE MEETS… PETER VACHER
The man who made possible the return to flight of Hurricane R4118 - and a beautiful Leopard Moth

DATABASE: DH104 DOVE/DEVON
The UK’s first new mass-produced civil transport of the post-war period is detailed by Bruce Hales-Dutton

AEROPLANE ARCHIVE
Memories of working with the great rotorcraft pioneer Raoul Hafner