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Airworthy Vintage

& Veteran Military Aircraft

Warbirds International

December 2018

 

ON THE COVER:

 

Photographed at Flying Legends 2018, the Red Bull Lightning meets a Battle of Britain Hispano HA.1112-M1L. Photography by Doug Fisher

 

OTHER FEATURES:

 

REPUBLIC’S LONG RANGER

History of the final Thunderbolt variant and the story of the sole survivor to be restored to flying condition / by Michael O’Leary

 

WHY THEY AREN’T HERE

Burning a Mosquito for fire practice / by Howard Carter

 

CONNIE’S TRANSATLANTIC CAT

Examining one of the last flying PBY-6A Catalinas / by Michael O’Leary

 

COLUMBINE WILL FLY!

Dynamic Aviation is making rapid progress on the restoration of President Eisenhower’s Constellation / by Ralph M. Pettersen

 

MESSERSCHMITT FACTORY

We visit the Air Fighter Academy and fly with the latest restoration — a Bf 109G-14 / by Richard Paver

 

WITH THE WIND ON THE NOSE

Cross-country flight with a 450 Stearman / by John and Johnny Pike

 

FRIDAY NIGHT OLDIES

More vintage Kodachromes of ex-military aircraft / by Doug Fisher

 

T.O.C.

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Warbirds International is the only magazine devoted to airworthy vintage and veteran military aircraft. Warbirds presents great photography on these rare and fascinating aircraft while giving complete coverage on their restoration and operation. Warbirds features beautiful air-to-air photographs of some of the world's finest restored airplanes. All types of classic aircraft from around the world are covered in Warbirds International.

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