APRIL  2002   ·    VOL. 25, NO. 3

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    Italian Observation
    Siai-Marchetti Sm-1019 / Budd Davisson

    16

    Taming a Zoo 
    Flying the Polikarpov  1-16 / Dave Morss

    20

    Cargomaster 
    C-133s tackled difficult cargo jobs during the Cold War / Cal Taylor

    24

    Sierra Hotel
    An interview with Warbird restorer David Strait / Chuck Parnall

    30

    Spanish Messerschmitt!
    Harold Kindsvater's Hispano HA-1112 / 
    Paul Koskela

    32

    Friendly fire
    The day I could have shot down a P-51 / 
    Basil Mott

    34

    Safety Watch
    Board warns of overconfidence when upgrading aircraft / NTSB

    35

    Planetary Splashdown
    An update on the remaining Martin Mars flying boats / Gary Brown

    38

    Saying Thank You
    A pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor / Kathryn Budde-Jones

       




     

     

     
    ON THE COVER
    Front Cover ...
    Siai-Marchetti SM-1019 photographed by Jim Koepnick, shot with a Canon EOS 1n with 70-200mm f2.8L lens.  Taken from EAA's Cessna 210 photo plane piloted by Bruce Moore.

     



       

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    From the CO's Cockpit  /  
    Michael Schloss
     
    3 Mail Call
     
    4 Warbird News
     
    10 The Way It Was  /  
    Robert F. Dorr
     
    42 Squadron News  /  
    Pam Warren & Mark Laatsch
     
    44 Mystery Warbird / 
    Milton Voigt
      
    47 Supply Depot
     
    48 Calendar of Events
     

 

   

     
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