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Air Classics  April 2016

On The COver

Crewmen perform maintenance on OA-104 Sophisticat at its Halesworth base in England during WWII.
(Photgraphy from the National Archives)


  • How I Got Wings
    The author progresses to Advanced Training with the
    Bamboo Bomber
  • By Commando Over the Hump
    Recalling the treacherous missions flying over what many pilots called the most dangerous real estate of WWII 
  • Shepherds of the North Sea
    The life and times of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron
     during WWII 
    Gen Douglas MacArthur's C-121 Constellation was flown to Chino for a complete rebuild
  • Table of Contents
    This month's Table of Contents