FlyPast - November 2017

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> Your 16-page guide to airworthy Hawker Hurricane survivors
> Double-sided Hurricane poster.


Sky full of memories
Noel Dunningham recounts tales from his extraordinary 32-year career in the RAF to Chris Gilson.

American warbird
Writer and photographer Richard VanderMeulen goes air-to-air with a recently restored Douglas A-20 Havoc.

Eastern warriors
Roger Soupart takes a stroll through the China Aviation Museum’s unusual ‘boneyard’.

Moonlit wings
The Shuttleworth Collection’s ‘Dodge’ Bailey explains how the Westland Lysander was used for clandestine sorties behind enemy lines.

Privateer in action
Steve Grivno uncovers the story of Lady Luck II, a Consolidated Privateer with a charmed life.

Unlimited Avenger
Jake Peterson profiles the Texas Flying Legends Museum’s award-winning Grumman Avenger.

Reports and images from around the world.

Museums – Old Rhinebeck
Stefan Schmoll visits the atmospheric living history museum at New York’s Old Rhinebeck aerodrome.

From The Workshop
Ken Ellis describes one of Newark Air Museum’s most ambitious restoration projects – Avro Shackleton MR.3 WR977.

Glory Days
A gallery of unseen images from the personal collection of World War Two veteran Ray Shakespeare-Smith.

Readers’ letters.

North American Mustang duo.

Flypast Spotlight: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15

Origin and History
We recount the jet’s history.

MiG in Combat
Yuriy Tepsurkaev and Leonid Krylov present a ‘blow-by-blow’ account of the MiG versus Sabre dogfight of May 20, 1951.

‘Red 574’ in Profile
Andrey Yurgenson artwork.

Men Behind the Machine
Evgeniy Georgievich Pepelyaev, top-scoring Soviet ace of the Korean War, is profiled by Leonid Krylov and Yuriy Tepsurkaev.