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Air Classics  August 2017


On The COver

The Mustang and Yak from The Air Fighter Academy offer a distinct comparison of American and Soviet fighter design. Photography by Richard Paver

THIS MONTH

  • GOONIES INVADE FLABOB!
    For a weekend in May, this classic grassroots airport became home for a DC-3/C-47 fly-in / by Michael O’Leary
  • THE AIR FIGHTER ACADEMY
    Unique in Europe, this Germany-based enterprise operates a fantastic collection of Warbirds and historic aircraft / by Richard Paver
  • AIRACOBRA FOR TWO
    The story behind the creation of the TP-39Q — one of the least attractive aircraft of the Second World War / by Howard Carter
  • CANADIAN HUN
    The Avro CF-100 was created as a first-line of defense against Soviet bombers coming in over the pole / by James Thompson
  • AVIATION ART 
    How traditional art and digital art were utilized to create a painting of a North American RA-5C Vigilante / by Mike Machat
  • WARBIRD AND CLASSIC REPORT 
    All the latest vintage and veteran aircraft news
  • Table of Contents
    This month's Table of Contents