Warbirds International
Airworthy Vintage & Veteran Military Aircraft

Warbirds International
 Apr-May  2017


on the cover

Warren Pietsch brings the Texas Flying Legends Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX in tight on the camera plane. Photography by Michael O’Leary

in this issue

  • THE HAWK THAT FOUGHT THE EAGLES
    We profile the magnificent Curtiss H.75 Hawk restoration accomplished by Matt Nightingale for The Fighter Collection / by Michael O’Leary
  • HAMP NEARS FLIGHT
    Legend Flyers has made great progress with the restoration of a Mitsubishi A6M3 Hamp / by Jim Larsen
  • SPITFIRE FOR LEGENDS
    We fly with a fabulous Spitfire Mk. IX — latest addition for the Texas Flying Legends / by Doug Fisher
  • PAINE FIELD MOSQUITO
    Flying Heritage Collection is preparing the de Havilland Mosquito T. Mk. III for flight / by Jim Larsen
  • RED STARS AROUND THE RENO PYLONS
    Describing what it is like to fly Cold War jets at the world’s most exciting air race / by Nathan Harnagel
  • SUCH A DEAL!
    Vintage advertisements show Warbird values during the 1970s / by Doug Fisher
  • FRIDAY NIGHT OLDIES
    More great Kodachromes of surplus ex-military aircraft / by Doug Fisher
  • T.O.C.
    This issue's Table of Contents