Tag Archives: Jose Maria Jorge

Hero in a Hurri

Issue Number: 5548

Buck Leigh was an ace pilot, capable of handling an aircraft in a way that most blokes could only dream about. David Walton had always been insanely jealous of his flying ability, ever since the days before the war when they’d both been in a flying circus. But now Walton had a chance to make […]

Who needs luck?

Issue Number: 5502

What did it take to fly the mighty Beaufighter on dangerous raids over the jungle? For starters, it took a whole lot of skill and courage.But Pilot Officer Sid Carter reckoned this wasn’t enough. He was a man who needed luck —lots and lots of luck —or he would never come out of the war […]

The Jets from Nowhere!

Issue Number: 5390

The Heinkel 162 jet fighter swept in low over the RAF airstrip, strafing the parked Typhoons and anything that moved. By the time the British had recovered, the enemy machines had disappeared. Patrols were sent out, a German airfield was bombed, but still the jets survived. They had to have a base somewhere, and it […]

Intruders Beware!

Issue Number: 5330

The Coastal Command crews flying Mosquitos had to remain ice-cold when they attacked targets in enemy territory, for the ever-present German fighters could bounce them at any time. But Phil Manning’s squadron had another force to be reckoned with. A sinister, ghostly monk had been seen on their home airfield and everyone was convinced that […]

Carrier Pilot

Issue Number: 5154

For some jet pilots, take‑offs and landings on an aircraft carrier were a tad frightening to say the least. It was like that for rookie Garry Carter, operating off the coast of Vietnam, and it didn’t help that superior types like senator’s son, Scott Bradey, boasted that he found it all very easy. But once […]