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Air Classics  January 2017


On The COver

Dramatic portrait of Brent Connor flying the Erickson Aircraft Collection’s Nakajima Ki 43 Oscar. Photography by Philip Makanna/GHOSTS

THIS MONTH

  • SOLE  SURVIVOR
    For the first time, the in-depth history of the B-17D The Swoosereveals answers to many of the mysteries surrounding this Flying Fortress / by Geoffrey Hayes, Wayne E. Moyer, and Mark Young
  • UNITING  GENERATIONS
    History of Tri-Motor N414H and its connection to one family / by Javier Arango
  • EMPEROR’S  FALCON
    The Erickson Aircraft Collection’s Nakajima Ki 43 Oscar / by Philip Makanna
  • BALTIMORE  BEHEMOTH
    Concluding our history of the Martin JRM Mars / by Michael O’Leary
  • MIRACLE  IN  NEWHALL
    With both engines out, the captain of this United Convair headed to his only option — a small, muddy beet field / by Mike Machat and Captain John Wade
  • WARBIRD  AND  CLASSIC  REPORT
    This month we highlight Dynamic Aviation along with all the latest news
  • DOWN  MEMORY’S  RUNWAY
    Brightly-colored CAG Birds flown by the US Navy and US Marine Corps / by Norm Taylor
  • Table of Contents
    This month's Table of Contents