: : M A G A Z I N E
: : REVI 64
REVI NO. 64 CONTENTS
“Nine” from La Brayelle – on May 19, 1940, German
soldiers found a solitary Marcel Bloch MB.152
fighter at La Brayelle airstrip. Czech pilot C/C
Králík crash-landed with this aircraft there the day
before after a dogfight with 1./JG 77 Bf 109 Es.This
article focuses on the actual engagement and
features four-view colour profile of the MB.152,
Sadaaki Akamatsu – a portrait of the notorious
womanizer, drunkard and IJNAF fighter ace. Five
colour plates are included – an A6M5a, two J2M3s,
all of Kókútai 302, a Mitsubishi A5M2a late variant
and an F6F-5 Hellcat of VF-3.
Photo-Album 14-18 – Fliegerkompagnie 62D (K) – 4
pages of unique photos provided by a great-grandson
of Gefreiter Václav Aisman who was a mechanic with
Flik 62D (K).
The Eichenlaubträger – Jürgen Harder – the final
part of the article describing the last year of
Jürgen Harder’s career until his death on February
17, 1945. One colour profile of Harder’s Bf 109 G-6
He Believed – this article originally appeared in
the November 1967 issue of The Airman Magazine and
is dedicated to F-105 driver Karl Richter. He became
the U.S. youngest pilot to shoot down a VPAF MiG. He
was killed on June 28, 1967. Two colour profiles of
F-105Ds are included.
A Second at Reno – ever wondered what happens during
a single hectic second during the Reno races? Read
Fighters of the Vichy Air Force – combat activity of
the Vichy Air Force over Africa and Syria from
summer 1940 till November 1942.
4 pages of 1/72nd drawings of the F-105D.
2 pages of Tornado F Mk.3 walkaround photos.
1 page of F-105 walkaround photos.
2 pages of colour profiles of F-105Ds and F-105Bs.