FlyPast - May 2013x
FREE Double-sided Dambusters Poster
Mark the 70th Anniversary of the Dambusters raid with this high-quality, double-sided poster.
Surgeon Eric Chardonnens flies a former Swiss Air Force DH Vampire in his spare time. Stefan Degraff and Ewin Borremans report.
Flying Fortress escape
The remarkable story of B-17 airman Melvin H Curry’s escape from occupied Europe is told by Ian McLachlan.
Andrew Thomas looks at the use of the mighty Short Stirling in civilian guise.
Dauntless and Helldiver
Luigino Caliaro talks to ‘Dusty’ Kleiss, a dive-bomber pilot at the decisive Battle of Midway.
Shuttleworth’s New Boss
Ben Dunnell meets Sir John Allison, the new chief pilot at Old Warden.
Clues in the Clouds
Peter Kirk remembers a high-ground crash site recovery from the 1970s and the story it revealed.
Historic Duxford exhibition
Spitfire on show in Kuwait
Andover to Africa
Great War bomber reproduction
Shackleton to fly
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom
Origin and History
A look at the history of the Mach 2 fighter.
We compare the Phantom to two other jets of the era.
Men Behind the Phantom
Warren E Thompson looks at marine and navy crews who flew the Phantom over South East Asia.
Inside the Phantom
Cutaway artwork of an F-4.
Phantom in Profile
Pete West artwork of a record-breaking Royal Navy Phantom.
Lt Col Everett T ‘Razz’ Raspberry talks to James P Busha about flying the F-4 into combat.
A look at some Phantom survivors.
The Way We Were
Andrew Thomas looks at the history of 617 Squadron, the RAF unit made legendary by the Dambusters raid.
FlyPost and ‘Ops’ Board
Readers letters, dates for your diary and a chance to win a signed Philip West Dambusters print!
From The Workshop
Eric Dumigan reports from the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, home of an airworthy Avro Lancaster.
Ben Dunnell pays a visit to the impressive Brussels Air Museum.
Archive images of a Supermarine Spitfire IX visiting Kuwait in 1944.