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-How Tanimizu's Aiki Was Rediscovered - A famous fighter pilot finally finds out the fate of his former aircraft.
Text: Henry Sakaida
-SPECIAL FEATURE: Zero Flights For Neophytes - In providing the most extensive coverage-in both words and drawings-ever to have appeared on the subject in English, we attempt to unravel some of the mystery surrounding the trainer versions of the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter.
Text: Editors / Illustrations: Mark Rolfe
-Teishin Shudan: Destination Philippines - Related largely from the transport pilot perspective, an account of the Teishin Shudan (Raiding Group) paratrooper attacks against U.S. airfields on the island of Leyte in late 1944.
Text: Alfred Weinzierl
-The 1919 French Aviation Mission To Japan, Pt. 2 - The concluding description of events at the aerial gunnery course that was conducted by the French mission to Japan immediately after World War I.
Text: Owaki Katsushi
-Fokkers Over Japan - It was only to be expected that the famous name of Fokker would play a part in the pioneering days of Japanese aviation.
Text: Peter Starkings / Illustrations: Zygmunt Szeremeta
-Decal Tie-in: Flamboyant Dragon Slayers - We provide more detailed information on the Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Dragon Slayer) fighters that form the subjects of the Arawasi/Hobic decal set.
Text: Paul Thompson / Illustrations: Mark Rolfe
-Hellcat In Hinomaru - A man-and-machine tale of how a Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter came to fall into Japanese hands in Taiwan in early January 1945.
Text: Martin Ferkl / Illustrations: Martin Lebl
-Hurricane Sam, Pt. 3 - The third part of the series deals with the vexed question of Reppu colours and markings.
Text: Editors / Illustrations: Mark Rolfe, Jan Hajicek
-Red Hot Cherry Blossoms - Details of air operations involving a fearful weapon that went by the ominous oxymoron Sakuradan (Cherry Blossom Bomb).
Text: Paul Thompson