FlyPast August 2024

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Exploits of 500 Squadron Avro Ansons over Dunkirk

While the cry of many of the troops stuck on the beaches at Dunkirk was ‘Where are the RAF?”, 500 Squadron and its near-obsolete Avro Anson Mk.Is were there in the thick of it. Robin Brooks recalls some of the unit’s most notable combat exploits during Operation Dynamo

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One man and his SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1

Phil Stevens caught up with Neil Atterbury – the man single-handedly returning a former RAF SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 back to its former glory…

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Lake Michigan Grumman Wildcat restored for display

Staff at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Michigan, have completed an 11-year restoration of Grumman FM-2 Wildcat 57039 (also see May 2024 issue of FlyPast).

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Work continues on Convair Sea Dart

Prior to Florida’s major Sun ’n’ Fun event in April, staff at the Florida Air Museum completed some minor refurbishments and a thorough clean of Convair YF2-1 Sea Dart 135765.

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Heron revival makes progress in Australia

Staff at the Moorabbin Air Museum in the Australian state of Victoria are busy restoring de Havilland Heron VH-CLX, formerly G-ANPV.

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FlyPast August 2024

August 2024 issue of FlyPast in page-turning format features a Lancaster double as Al Mickeloff details how Canada’s Avro Lancaster FM213 crossed the Atlantic in 2014 to fly alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s example