Warbirds International
Airworthy Vintage & Veteran Military Aircraft

Warbirds International
Oct/Nov  2017


on the cover

The Erickson Aircraft Collection’s Douglas A-24 is presented in a cover designed by Michael Garcia from a photograph by Philip Makanna/GHOSTS

in this issue

  • BIG  ISLAND  BOLO
    The amazing tale of a Douglas B-18 that went down on the big island of Hawaii and has remained there ever since. It is time for this rarity to be removed for museum display / by Nicholas A. Veronico
  • THERE  BEATS  THE  HEART  OF  A  HUDSON
    Today, Lockheed Lodestars are not common aircraft but this Lodestar is even more unusual since it started life as a Royal Air Force Hudson / by Roger Cain
  • THE  CORSAIR  AND  I
    Part One of this comprehensive history will illustrate how the lives of the author and a certain Goodyear FG-1D overlapped as the years went by / by Dr. Louis Antonacci
  • HERO  OF  MIDWAY
    The inside story of the Erickson Aircraft Collection’s Douglas A-24 dive-bomber and an examination of other early civilian A-24s and SBDs / by Philip Makanna
  • WINGS  OVER  CHINO
    Come along for some practice flights before the Chino airshow / by Doug Fisher
  • DOUG’S  FRIDAY  NIGHT  OLDIES
    More rare Kodachromes of ex-military aircraft / by Doug Fisher
  • T.O.C.
    This issue's Table of Contents