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Air Classics September 2016


On The COver

Bernie Vasquez displaying Texas Flying Legends’ Curtiss P-40K. Photography by Michael O’Leary

THIS MONTH

  • MID-AIR OVER MT. BLISS
    Tragic, and needless, collision between an Air West DC-9 and Marine Corps F-4B / by Nicholas A. Veronico, Donald B. McComb, and Michael B. McComb
  • MINUTE MEN 
    How the Colorado Air National Guard developed the first official ANG jet aerobatic team / by Jim Larsen
  • LONG ROAD TO TEXAS
    Airborne with the Texas Flying Legends’ Curtiss P-40K / by Doug Fisher
  • FORMATION LANDING
    How a student pilot pulled off an emergency landing with these “mated” Avro Ansons / by James Eames
  • INSTRUCTOR’S LIFE
    Moving to Brooks Field, the author continues instructing in Mitchells / by Don Armand
  • LAST FLIGHT OF CATALINA Y-81
    After flying nearly half-way around the globe, a PBY-5A meets its end at a secret air base / by John Swancara
  • AVIATION  ART
    Beginning a new career / by Mike Machat
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