FlyPast - August 2003

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Polikarpov for Shuttleworth; Million pound windfall for Duxford; Bad start to the airshow season; French Concordes retired to museums; Vulcan XH558 team go back to the Lottery; BBMF arrives at its new home; Hurricane progress in Malta; Bf 109 comes together in the Netherlands; Beaufort moves to Nashville and much more.

What's New - Reviews

Century of Flight - August

From the Workshop - Special
Frank B Mormillo outlines just what makes Chino, California, the warbird haven. Dennis D Bergstrom presents a directory of current US and Canadian fighter restoration projects.

From the Workshop
Stearman biplanes restored Suffolk style, as Nigel Price reports.

Reports from Coventry, Biggin Hill, Southend, Duxford's Spitfire Day and the Classic Fighters event in New Zealand, plus forthcoming dates.

FlyPost - Mail Bag

'Ops' Board - Calendar and Web Sites

Glory Days
Images from two World Wars, from the same airman.

We Salute You

'Dam Busters' 60th tribute
Jarrod Cotter reports on this special tribute to mark the 60th anniversary of the famous raid.

Treasured Veteran
The life and times of a Dutch B-25 Mitchell - with over 100 missions to its credit - related by Alan F Crouchman.

From Heinkel to Me 262 'Storm Bird'
Hartmut Feldmann continues to outline the experiences of Luftwaffe KG100 pilot Hubert Lange.

Malta's First Spitfires
Robin Brooks charts the Spitfires presented by the people of Malta.

On Finals for Legends
Frank B Mormillo reports on how a dual-control Mustang underwent a restoration in time to appear at this year's Flying Legends airshow.

Supermarine Walrus in Focus
The loveable amphibian as an air-sea rescue 'angel', in cutaway and Dick Melton's flyer-to-be.

'Janie' and Friends
Jarrod Cotter paid a visit to the home of Maurice Hammond's superb collection of warbirds and much more.

Our Very Own - Royal Auxiliary squadrons
Ken Ellis gets our new series underway with an overview of the UK's Royal Auxiliary Air Force's heritage and scope Robert Dixon describes the exploits of 607 Squadron's Flt Lt George Dudley Craig OBE