Latest Issue: March 2015
Mosquito to Sabre
John Falconer describes the illustrious flying career of Mosquito pilot Gp Capt John Merifield.
Flying Fortress Showcase
A B-17G made a special flight to mark a US museum’s fifth anniversary. Frank B Mormillo was there.
Saving the Vulcan
With its home earmarked for building development, we investigate the Wellesbourne Vulcan’s uncertain future.
Biggin Hill Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane I AE977 has been rolled out in the markings of a Battle of Britain hero.
A special section focusing on some of the many machines that played key roles in the Cold War.
CAPTURED ON CAMERA
Photographic memories of the English Electric Lightning in war and peace.
THE GREAT BEAR
Nikolay Yakubovich describes the early years of Tupolev’s iconic long-range bomber.
DAYS OF THUNDER
Roger Soupart reveals how retired Belgian fighters were used to fool prying Soviet eyes.
Hugh Trevor talks to Phil Isaac about his time arming classic jets in Saudi Arabia.
Pete West artwork of five US-built bombers that served during the Cold War.
PHANTOMS OF THE RUHR
Ian Black remembers his days flying in the highly capable Phantom FGR.2.
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW
Richard Paver looks at some of Europe’s airworthy Hawker Hunters.
Spotlight Focke-Wulf Condor
Origin and History
We scrutinize the maritime patrol type’s history.
Men Behind the Fw 200
Chris Goss highlights three men who commanded the formidable Condor.
Condor in Profile
Pete West artwork of an Fw 200 that was used as an airliner in Denmark.
We compare the Fw 200 to two similar aircraft from the same era.
The Condor achieved many early successes, as detailed by Chris Goss.
We examine the Luftwaffe’s final use of the Fw 200.
Museums - Minnesota
Geoff Jones visits the recently established Fagen Fighters collection in the US.
From the Workshop
A pair of major projects is fast approaching completion at the Shuttleworth Collection. Darren Harbar reports.
FlyPost and ‘Ops’ Board
Readers’ letters and dates for your diary.
The Planes of Fame collection’s Japanese exhibits take centre stage at Chino.
Air¬fields – South Africa
Steve McLean pays tribute to Cape Town’s once thriving Wingfield Airport.
Barry M Marsden presents a portfolio of images taken during the war by Sgt Norman Glew.
Gavin Conroy profiles Temora Aviation Museum’s Lockheed Hudson, the only flying example of its type.