Articles from the latest issue in digital format
As war neared, Sidney Cotton and Lockheed 12A G-AFTL helped change the face of British aerial reconnaissance. But what does fresh evidence, gathered as the aircraft was restored for Fighter Aviation Engineering, tell us about their covert activities?
Matthew Willis, an enthusiast of all things Fairey, delves into the history of the RAF’s first monoplane bomber
The 1912 Military Aeroplane Competition sought to find the best flying machine for British Army needs. But when the contenders gathered on Salisbury Plain, the futility of the endeavour became clear
Few organisations are as seasoned in restoring and reproducing First World War aircraft as the Memorial Flight association in France, and its current projects will produce an array of outstanding 1914-18 specimens
Vickers biplanes come together in RNZAF museum restoration hangar
While Vickers-Armstrongs failed to enjoy their hoped-for success with the Spitfire Trainer, the Irish Air Corps was an enthusiastic customer. Today, these aircraft have assumed great importance on the warbird scene. With new research and never-before-seen archive photographs, this is the most comprehensive study yet of Ireland’s two-seat ‘Spits’