Flight Journal June 2022


the Hellcat
A test pilot’s trials and tribulations
in Grumman’s WW II masterpiece
By Corky Meyer

Taming the
“Wooden Wonder”
Mike Spalding flies the Military Aviation
Museum’s DeHavilland DH-98 Mosquito
By Jan Tegler

Jug Ace
High-scoring P-47 Thunderbolt pilot
Lt. Col. Robert “Bob” S. Johnson
By Clive Rowley, MBE RAF (Ret.)

Riff Raff
The Hawker Sea Fury that forced
an astronaut back down to Earth
By Jan Tegler

Last Man Out
Miracle in the South China Sea
by Paul Novak



In Theater: What they wore
By Robert F. Dorr and Charles E. DiSipio

Gallery: Me 163 Komet
By Heath Moffatt

Sixteen Hours in “Old Crow”
By Jan Tegler

SKU: FJ062022