Aviation News - August 2012

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Flying the KC 135Q – Global Reach for the SR-71: Part 1
Lt Col Erik C Swanson (ret) describes his experiences flying the KC-135Q.

Wonderful Waddington
Dino Carrara describes a memorable airshow.

DC-8 Flight Delight
Charles Kennedy describes a rare opportunity to fl y in a DC-8.

MOD Boscombe Down’s BAC One-Elevens and Andovers
Dino Carrara reports on the Andovers and One-Elevens from MOD Boscombe Down.

South African Airways: The Challenges Ahead
South African Airways plans for the future are detailed by Christos Shepherd.

Harrier Heritage
Pilot Officer Robert Maude, and Darin Tudor describe collections at RAF Wittering.

Black Widow vs Doodlebug
P-61 Black Widow intercepts of V-1s are detailed by Warren E Thompson.

Tales from the Logbook… Fun in Florida - Part 2
Gerry Manning continues his description of a memorable trip to Florida in 1981.

and much more!