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Aeroplane Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $3.00 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.

And much more!

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Aeroplane  |  No.490 Shark-mouthed spitfire  


or many years I have hoped to one day get air-to-air photography of the
Temora Aviation Museum’s Spitfire VIII A58-758 wearing its superb 457
Sqnpaint scheme, complete with its impressive shark’s mouth. This Spitfire is perhaps the most photogenic example of its type. It is certainly one of my most favourite examples of its type the world over. As it also fl ies in beautiful deep blue Antipodean skies, the contrast between its shark’s mouth and the blue of the sky is just so striking – so as I was recently fortunate enough to achieve my hope I do hope you like the cover and centrefold and other photography of this wonderful aircraft
elsewhere in this issue. Getting these pictures was also a great catalyst to present a fascinating insight into the Second World War operations of the home-based RAAF fighter squadrons and those operating in the South-West Pacifi c, especially the little-known defence of Japanese air raids around the Darwin area in the Northern Territory for two years.
I was saddened to hear that shortly after my visit to Australia 457 Sqn veteran, and friend of the Temora Aviation Museum, Flt Lt “Ted” Sly DFC, MID, passed away on November 30, 2013. At his funeral in Sydney during mid-December, the museum provided A58-758 for a fl ypast over the service. This was only the second time since
David Lowy AM and TAM has owned the Spitfi re that it has fl own over Sydney. The first time was for the funeral of Wg Cdr “Bobby” Gibbes DSO, DFC*, OAM, whose markings the Spitfi re wears.
The Minister’s words which introduced the fl ypast during the service describe the poignancy of the Mk VIII’s appearance over the funeral ideally: “Today’s fl ypast of the Spitfire is provided by the Temora Aviation Museum to honour the service and sacrifice of all men and women who served our country during confl ict and in times of peace.
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 have been a major fan of Aeroplane for over fifty years.More power to you arm!! Reviewed Thursday, 20 August 2020

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 Thursday, 13 August 2020
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Good articles on rare topics Reviewed Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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Aeroplane

Keep on going!
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Aeroplane

I enjoy the articles Reviewed Saturday, 11 July 2020

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