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Your 2018 calendar a€ aircraft of the Yorkshire Air Museum. Features Vietnam Phantoms Bill Cahill profiles the vital work of photo-recce Phantoms in the dangerous skies of Vietnam. Dropping the bomb Simon Vaughan recalls an interview with Gp Capt Kenneth Hubbard, the man who dropped Britaina€ s first H-bomb. Hurricane revival Hawker Hurricane I P2902 recently flew again. Darren Harbar examines its history and captures air-to-air images. Privateer in action Steve Grivno concludes the story of Lady Luck II, a Consolidated Privateer with a charmed life. Meteors over Korea Owen Zupp pays tribute to his father, a veteran of 201 missions in Koreaa€ s hostile skies. Fokker S-11 Bob Fischer and Emiel Sloot profile a rare Dutch Fokker Instructor. Fly Navy SEAFIRE ALIVE We reflect on the history of Wes Strickera€ s unique Supermarine Seafire Mk.XV, with air-to-air photography by Paul Bowen. EYE OF A NEEDLE Former Blackburn Buccaneer pilot Tom Eeles recalls the hazards of landing the big jets on aircraft carriers. TACKLING a€~TIRPITZa€ Graham Pitchfork describes the intense efforts to neutralise the threat of the battleship Tirpitz in World War Two. Flypast Spotlight: Hawker Siddeley Harrier Origin and History We recount the jeta€ s history. Men Behind the Machine Tony Buttler recounts how a private-venture research airframe became an exceptional warplane. Harrier in Profile Andy Hay artwork of a race-winning GR.1. Harrier in Combat Lt Cdr David a€~Moga€ Morgan reflects on his first brush with enemy aircraft during the Falklands conflict. Regulars From The Workshop Graham Buckle describes the care taken in moving Mosquito HJ711 from Yorkshire to a new home in Lincolnshire. Glory Days A portfolio of rarely seen images depicting the Junkers Ju 87 in action is presented by Chris Goss. FlyPost Readersa€ letters. The Way We Were Andrew Thomas charts 404 Squadron (RCAF) and its transition from coastal strike to maritime patrol. For Valour Graham Pitchfork considers the courageous actions of Great War pilot Frank McNamara. Finals Bristol Blenheim
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