Warbirds International
Airworthy Vintage & Veteran Military Aircraft

Warbirds International
 July/August  2016


on the cover

Philip Makanna's dynamic portrait of a Hispano HA, 1112-M1L and Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX over Wanaka.

in this issue

  • SEA FURY SOLO
    Joel Swager describes how he has worked his way up the Warbird ladder / by Doug Fisher
  • MITCHELL AIRBORNE
    After a 23-year restoration, the CAF's Southern California Wing has flown their PBJ-1J Mitchell / by Michael O'Leary
  • COFFEE SHOP BOMBER
    Incredible saga of a Douglas DC-2 turned into a bomber and how it fought the Soviets and then the Nazis / by Ralph M. Pettersen
  • PIMA PREVIEW
    We visit the museum's new Hangar 5 and check progress on the Consolodated Catalina and Privateer / by Nicholas A. Veronico
  • WINGS OVER WANAKA 
    The 15th edition of New Zealand's greatest Warbird gathering / by Philip Makanna
  • LIVING HISTORY FLIGHTS
    Vintage Wings of Canada's ambitious Warbird rides program / by Dave Hadfield 
  • LETTERS
    Views and news from the readers of Warbirds International
  • DOUG'S FRIDAY NIGHT OLDIES
    More vintage Kodachromes of surplus military aircraft / by Doug Fisher
  • Table of Contents
    This Month's Table of Contents