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Aeroplane Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £2.92 per issue Aeroplane Magazine

Brought to you by Key Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Aviation Publisher.

Published monthly, Aeroplane traces its lineage back to the weekly The Aeroplane launched in June 1911, and is still continuing to provide the best aviation coverage around. Aeroplane magazine is dedicated to offering the most in-depth and entertaining read on all historical aircraft. With a distinct emphasis on military aircraft from the 1930s to the 1960s, the magazine features such icons as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster and many more.

Regular features include:

• Database: Aeroplane puts historic planes under the spotlight by discussing development, in service details, insights and technical details.
• Aeroplane Meets: Interview series on leading figures from the historic aircraft scene.
• Hangar Talk: Monthly comment column on the historic aircraft world.
• Q&A: Your questions answered
• Aircrew: An insider’s look at the crew that manned legendary aircraft.

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Aeroplane  |  No.493 Battle of Britain Spitfire  


On August 15 last year I visited the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at Coningsby. While I was talking to Operations Officer Flt Lt Antony Parkinson MBE, the telephone rang. It was a call from the Flight’s Visitors Centre, informing them that a gentleman on the next hangar tour had flown Supermarine Spitfire IIa P7350 during the filming of the classic Battle of Britain in 1968. Parky suggested we should go and talk to him. It turned that his name was Ron Lloyd, a former RAF pilot who was seconded to fly Spitfires for the film, and his regular aircraft was “P7”. Parky offered to let Ron sit in the Spitfire, and it transpired that he had flown it four times on that very date in 1968. Ron then invited us to go over to his car, in which he had photographs from the period and his logbooks. The opportunity was not to be missed, so I asked Ron if he would mind writing down some of his memories of this time, which I am delighted to include for you in this issue. I do hope you enjoying reading the article and looking at the pictures as much as I did. Over the past several years I have admired how Action Stations’ Stephen Burt has
been organising flights where enthusiasts get the opportunity to fly alongside a Spitfire or a Hurricane, and sometimes both! Steve recently called me to let me know that he is introducing a new opportunity, and one which I expect will prove extremely popular! Another aircraft which appeared in the Battle of Britain is the Aircraft Restoration Company’s Hispano Ha-112-M1L Buchón “Yellow 10”, which is painted in the exact scheme that it wore for the film. In May this representative “Bf 109” will fly together with the Boultbee Flight Academy’s two-seat Spitfire Tr.IX SM520 alongside one of Lyddair’s Piper Chieftains with enthusiasts on board.
Aeroplane Magazine

Brought to you by Key Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Aviation Publisher.

Published monthly, Aeroplane traces its lineage back to the weekly The Aeroplane launched in June 1911, and is still continuing to provide the best aviation coverage around. Aeroplane magazine is dedicated to offering the most in-depth and entertaining read on all historical aircraft. With a distinct emphasis on military aircraft from the 1930s to the 1960s, the magazine features such icons as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster and many more.

Regular features include:

• Database: Aeroplane puts historic planes under the spotlight by discussing development, in service details, insights and technical details.
• Aeroplane Meets: Interview series on leading figures from the historic aircraft scene.
• Hangar Talk: Monthly comment column on the historic aircraft world.
• Q&A: Your questions answered
• Aircrew: An insider’s look at the crew that manned legendary aircraft.

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Aeroplane

I read Aeroplane since 1975. thereafter I bought the magazine when I coud find it in my hometown, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Reviewed 24 November 2020
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Aeroplane

I have been a major fan of Aeroplane for over fifty years.More power to you arm!! Reviewed 20 August 2020
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Aeroplane

As an American I don't see alot of British a/c in our magazines other than the usual Hurricanes, Spits, and so forth. And I have learned more about the RAF flying more American a/c such as the NA F-86 and the B-29 that you don't read about in American publications. Reviewed 13 August 2020
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Aeroplane

Good articles on rare topics Reviewed 15 July 2020
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Keep on going!
Reviewed 11 July 2020

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