Tag Archives: Air

FIREBRAND!

Issue Number: 4935
Firebrand!

Siblings Ian and John Jenkins were both R.A.F. pilots. Ian was the elder, calm and confident. John was younger and hot-headed, a definite firebrand. Based in the North-East of Scotland, they protected the coast against attack from the marauding Luftwaffe. However, when tragedy struck, John found himself embroiled in a mystery — one that involved […]

BIPLANE ALLEY

Issue Number: 4929
Biplane Alley

Tom Wills was desperate for adventure and wanted to be a pilot during World War II. Unfortunately, his flying skills were not up to scratch and he ended up as a clerk in the Pay Corps. However, he seized upon the opportunity to join a ragtag group of flyers led by a maverick World War […]

THE FLYING COWBOY

Issue Number: 4925
The Flying Cowboy

John “Bronco” Bronson was a ranch hand in Arizona who became interested in fledgling flying machines such as the Wright model B. With World War I at its peak in Europe, the American wanted to do his duty, even though the United States had not yet joined the conflict. He enlisted with the Royal Flying […]

SEEING RED

Issue Number: 4919
Seeing Red

Second Lieutenant Wesley Muldoon was a gifted but hot-headed U.S. air force pilot. Before being called up he had studied politics at university and held unpopular communist beliefs. Seizing a chance to ferry an aircraft to America’s Soviet allies, Muldoon was delighted to see Russia for himself. Soon he even became part of a Russian […]

DEATH ON THE GROUND

Issue Number: 4917
Death on The Ground

In 1963, in the skies above a group of remote islands in the South Pacific, many military aircraft disappeared without trace — so many, if fact, that the area became known as the “New Guinea Triangle”. When R.A.F. Flight Lieutenant Jon Day, and his C.O., Squadron Leader Richard Gibson, became embroiled in the mystery, they […]

DUEL TO THE DEATH

Issue Number: 4916
Duel To The Death

It was like a duel between two knights of old. Each combatant knew the look and reputation of the other. Only this time, on one side was a giant white Sunderland flying-boat and on the other, a black-hulled German submarine, the U-37. Dick Stapleton and an Aussie crew flew the “Flying porcupine”; the merciless Nazi, […]

TROUBLE ALL THE WAY

Issue Number: 4914
Trouble All The Way

A Royal Navy destroyer is a formidable fighting unit — fast, well-armed and deadly. So when Pete Brandon was posted to join one in Rangoon, he was delighted. But what happened? Instead of joining the destroyer, he found himself on a little H.D.M.L. — a Harbour Defence Motor Launch! Well, he didn’t know it then, […]

ROGUE PILOT

Issue Number: 4912
Rogue Pilot

Sergeant Pilot Tim Cooney was a real happy-go-lucky chap. Some said he was just plain careless. Nothing really bothered him or took the grin off his face — nothing, that is, until he discovered the Germans testing a new and terrifying glider bomb. However, when Tim made his report, no one would believe him. They […]

THE LONG CHASE

Issue Number: 4910
The Long Chase

The Sunderland hurtled in like an avenging angel and two depth charges fell from beneath her wings. Seconds later two explosions signalled the end of the U-boat beneath her. Flight-Lieutenant Jack Gregory and his crew were jubilant, for the weary months of training and patrolling had paid off. But they wouldn’t have been so happy […]

TOUGH TO KILL

Issue Number: 4907
Tough To Kill

With the German Blitzkreig in full flow, retreating British forces were headed for the evacuation at Dunkirk. Meanwhile, Jimmy Campbell — a tough, impulsive Hurricane pilot who wasn’t so good at following orders — had ended up in the brig to teach him a lesson. His base overrun, Jimmy was determined to fight the enemy […]