Aviation Historian 4
Canada-based reader Doug Fisher seized the challenge and took Issue 3 with him on a tour of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum at Hamilton, Ontario. It is seen here being pressed against the bomb-aimer’s window of airworthy CWH Avro Lancaster FM213 by Flight Engineer Randy Straughan.
Australian servicemen pose with Francesco de Pinedo’s SIAI S.16ter at Guidonia, north-east of Rome, having found it there when the Italian capital was liberated in June 1944, 19 years after the flying-boat’s epic Far East flight.
An unmissable bargain? Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow second prototype RL202 on a test flight with a Canadair CL-13 Sabre chase aircraft. This Arrow reached Mach 1-96, the highest speed recorded by the type.