B-52 Special - Aviation News October Issue

B-52 Special - Aviation News October Issue

Postby Lossie on Tue 10 Oct 2017, 3:34 pm


The October issue is a B-52 Special and is on sale until Wednesday, October 18.

B-52 Cold War European Ops
Dr Kevin Wright discusses exercises the bomber has been involved in and its Cold War role in Europe.

Operation Arc Light: B-52s Over Vietnam
B-52 missions during the Vietnam War are examined by Warren Thompson.

Titan to Stratofortress
Tom Kaminski chronicles how a USAF officer who initially undertook nuclear alert underground on ICBMs went on to pilot B-52s.

Scampton Airshow Makes its Debut
Editor Dino Carrara reports on this new event on the airshow calendar.

On the Front Line: RAF Germany Phantoms
David Gledhill recalls Phantom operations from RAF Wildenrath during the Cold War.

Cathay Pacific: An Asian Star
Stephen Skinner charts the development of one of the world’s leading airlines.

Pima Air & Space Museum: Quality and Quantity
Joe Copalman reports on the impressive Pima Air & Space Museum.

MC-21: A New Hope
Piotr Butowski details a new Russian airliner.

Airspeed Ambassador: Post-war Pioneer
The career of the Ambassador is profiled by Stephen Skinner.

Seek and Destroy
Tom Spencer describes how the Griffon-powered Spitfires of the RAF’s 41 Sqn were heavily involved in operations on continental Europe.



Military News

Civil News

Preservation News

Airshow News

Flight Bag

Air Base Movements

Airport Movements

Register Review

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