Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
INDUSTRY NEWS - There has never been so much activity surrounding warbird aeroplanes - our new initiative brings you up to date on some of this activity! We start on Page 6 with general news, and the latest on CAA and FAA activity. Jet Reports (P18) and an update on Victoria Air Maintenance (P19). A full ten pages of in depth, accurate information.
Flying Legends - Paul Coggan previews the forthcoming Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford;the event that will remind aficianados of how they came to be seduced by warbirds! TEXAS 262's - We report on the latest initiative from Classic Fighter Industries and Texas Airplane Factory in Fort Worth - the manufacture of Me262s based on information from CF/'sVP, Charles Searock. Anachronistic Swordfish - James Kightly on the current status of the world's Swordfish population as an introduction to our major features on this Naval biplane SHEARWATER SWORDFISH - John Beattie takes us to Canada and gives a first hand account of test flying Shearwater's newly rebuilt Swordfish. Fishbed 21 - Peter N. Anderson writes about the Sonic Aviation Syndicate's beautiful MiG-21 Fishbed now fully operational downunder. RED SAILOR'S Bf-110 - Mark Sheppard, tells the story of The Alpine Fighter Collection's Bf110. Exclusive colour profile by WW's Terry Lawless on Page 43. Hawker Fury - Richard Paver photographs John Bradshaw's ex Iraqi Hawker Fury and tells the story of acquiring and operating the type. FILMING 633 SQUADRON - Gary R. Brown tells the story of the filming of Mirisch Films 633 Squadron and Mosquito Squadron in the first of a series on warbird action in the movies.