Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Three fighter pilots who flew with the US Eighth Air Force describe to Warren E Thompson the challenges of escorting bombers. Listening In In an article by the late Robert F Dorr, the process of transforming the Martin P4M Mercator into a signals intelligence aircraft is explored. Ride The Lightning Chris Gibson explains how the English Electric Lightninga€ s weaponry developed as the supersonic fighters encountered Soviet intruders. Hurricane Hero Hawker Hurricane Mk.I R4118 is among Britaina€ s most popular warbirds. We look at its history - with air-to-air images by John Dibbs. By Land And Sea The discovery of a photo album enabled Erik Mannings to piece together the varied career of fighter pilot Geoff Booth. Flying Cheetahs Bush-strip lookouts equipped with gongs and gifts of wild cats as mascots - Steve Maclean details the colourful exploits of South Africaa€ s 2 Squadron. Coastal Blenheims Bristol Blenheims saw considerable service on long-range shipping protection sorties, as Andrew Thomas outlines. FREE! Airshow Guide Your free, 24-page guide to this yeara€ s air display calendar, featuring listings for both the UK and overseas. From the Workshop Editor Chris Gilson caught up with ARC boss John Romain to discuss the latest news from the company hangars at Duxford. Museums Roberto YÃÃ
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