Warbirds International
Airworthy Vintage & Veteran Military Aircraft

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Warbirds International
Jan/Feb  2018


on the cover

Matt Nightingale flying the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s Vultee BT-13 Valiant modified into a movie Val dive-bomber. Photography by Doug Fisher

in this issue

  • THE  DOMINCAN  MOSQUITO  CAPER
    We join David Tallichet and his merry band on a mission to Nicaragua to recover a trio of Invaders and a passel of T-28A Trojans, but things do not go according to plan / by Gene Smith
  • RARA  AVIS
    Aero Trader completes a museum static example of a B-25J Mitchell for a new museum in Russia / by Michael O’Leary
  • TWO  THRONES  FOR  THE  KING
    The author continues his adventures on learning to fly and planning to find a WWII Corsair / by Dr. Louis Antonacci
  • SEA  FURIES  FOR  SALE
    We examine a ground up two-seat dual-control Supermarine Spitfire T. Mk. IX restoration in Britain / by Richard Paver
  • TORA!  VAL
    California Aerofab has moved to a large new hangar at Chino Airport and we take a look at some of the company’s latest projects / by Michael O’Leary
  • CORSAIR  AND  I
    An insider’s look on how Steven Hinton and his talented crew used the P-51D Mustang Voodoo to break the world speed record / by Scott Germain
  • T.O.C.
    This issue's Table of Contents