Volume 37 No. 1 Is Out

Colin Owers provides an in-depth look at the development and production of the obscure Norman Thompson NT2B flying boat .

French author David Méchin reports on the devastating effects of the Spanish Flu epidemic on the French Air Service in 1918.

In “The Final Hours of Norman Prince” retired French Air Force General Daniel Bastien and frequent OTF contributor Steve Ruffin detail the final flight and subsequent death of Lafayette Escadrille founding member Norman Prince.

“Kaffe and Kuchen” is Robin Smith’s reminiscence of her lunch and interview with JG I pilot Hans Georg von der Osten.

An open letter comparing French aeronautical development to the US state of affairs by US Navy pilot (NA #11) Henry C. Mustin provides unique insight into the state of French Naval aviation. Issue Editor Colin Owers provides commentary.

The prolific Jon Guttman provides insights into Chris Hill’s reproduction rotary powered Fokker Triplane.


“The Initial burial site of Medal of Honor recipients Goettler and Bleckley” is the result of Doctor Peter Wever's search for the story of these 50th Aero Squadron airmen.