Warbirds International
Airworthy Vintage & Veteran Military Aircraft

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Warbirds International
June  2018


on the cover

The imposing sight of the Erickson Aircraft Collection Grumman/Columbia J2F-6 Duck captured by the camera of Philip Makanna/GHOSTS

in this issue

  • JERRY’S  JERRIES
    German aircraft of the Military Aircraft Museum / by A. Kevin Grantham
  • CREW  CHIEF
    We remember Bill Kerchenfaut — one of the biggest influences on Unlimited air racing / by Tim Weinschenker
  • GHOSTS  OF  LADY  LEX
    Paul G. Allen and his expedition crew have made yet another incredible discovery — the USS Lexington and her air group in over 12,000-ft of water / by Howard Carter
  • SAVING  WILLIE  THE  WHALE
    What it took to restore a nearly extinct Douglas Skyknight / by William Simone
  • DUCK  FROM  MADRAS
    We fly with Jack Erickson’s fantastic Grumman J2F-6 / by Philip Makanna
  • LESSONS  LEARNED:  THE  HARD  WAY
    The author recounts a near-fatal flight in an ex-Swiss Air Force Bucker Jungmann / by John Lear
  • T.O.C.
    This issue's Table of Contents