Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 410+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 33000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $17.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $17.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Digital subscriptions include the latest issue and all regular issues released during your subscription. Your chosen term will automatically renew unless auto-renew is cancelled in your subscription area 24 hours before the end of the current subscription.

Aviation Classics Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review Welcome to Aviation Classics, a series of high-quality glossy publications centred on the world’s greatest aircraft, the events in which they played crucial roles and those who flew, maintained and supported them.

Every issue focuses on one aircraft, or significant event in history. Aircraft covered so far include the Avro Lancaster, the P-51 Mustang, Supermarine Spitfire, and the English Electric Lightning. Famous events covered include; World War 1, and the Battle of Britain.

Each issue contains carefully researched data, unique photography - including some never before seem images, and in-depth features on the aircraft and those who flew them.

WAYS TO READ Aviation Classics Magazine

Single Digital Issue Cold War Interceptor
 
$17.99 / issue

COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION AND SAVE

Please note that the calculations are for illustration purposes only. Savings are calculated on the comparable purchase of single issues over an annualised subscription period and can vary from advertised amounts. Complete your collection savings are based on the RRP of the latest issue.

Looking for Aviation Classics in print?

Unfortunately pocketmags.com does not sell print copies of Aviation Classics, but all is not lost. Our partner at magazine.co.uk sells print magazine subscriptions at the best prices online.

See all offers

magazine subscriptions
Issue Cover

Aviation Classics  |  Cold War Interceptor  


The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia’s incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 - a fighter capable of besting anything the RAF had to offer at that time. In the wake of the Second World War, funding for the RAF’s Fighter Command had fallen away dramatically but now there was an urgent need for new jet fighters to meet the threat of Russian bombers head-on. Britain’s top aircraft manufacturers, including Hawker, English Electric, Fairey, Vickers Supermarine, De Havilland, Armstrong Whitworth and Saunders-Roe, set to work on designing powerful supersonic aircraft with all-new guided missile systems capable of meeting a Soviet assault and shooting down high-flying enemy aircraft before they could unleash a devastating nuclear firestorm on British soil.

The result was some of the largest, heaviest and most powerful fighter designs the world had ever seen - and a heated debate about whether the behemoths should be built at all as guided weapons became ever more advanced. This is the story of Britain’s secret cold war fighter jet designs, fully illustrated with a host of drawings, illustrations and photographs.
Welcome to Aviation Classics, a series of high-quality glossy publications centred on the world’s greatest aircraft, the events in which they played crucial roles and those who flew, maintained and supported them.

Every issue focuses on one aircraft, or significant event in history. Aircraft covered so far include the Avro Lancaster, the P-51 Mustang, Supermarine Spitfire, and the English Electric Lightning. Famous events covered include; World War 1, and the Battle of Britain.

Each issue contains carefully researched data, unique photography - including some never before seem images, and in-depth features on the aircraft and those who flew them.
As a subscriber you'll receive the following benefits:

  A discount off the RRP of your magazine
  Your magazine delivered to your device each month
  You'll never miss an issue
  You’re protected from price rises that may happen later in the year

You'll receive 6 issues during a 1 year Aviation Classics magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
SUBSCRIBER

Aviation Classics

Excellent in every aspect! Reviewed Wednesday, 10 June 2020

RealClassic
Annual Digital Subscription for $32.99
$83.88 Save 61%
Classic Dirt Bike
Annual Digital Subscription for $19.99
$39.96 Save 50%
The Classic MotorCycle
Annual Digital Subscription for $59.99
$83.88 Save 28%
Back Street Heroes
Annual Digital Subscription for $51.99
$83.88 Save 38%
Kitchen Garden Magazine
Annual Digital Subscription for $59.99
$83.88 Save 28%
Airports of the World
12 Months for $30.99
$59.94 Save 48%
FlyPast
12 Months for $62.99
$119.88 Save 47%
Air Britain News
12 Months for $64.99
$83.88 Save 23%
AirForces Monthly
12 Months for $62.99
$119.88 Save 47%
The Aviation Historian Magazine
12 Months for $57.99
$59.96 Save 3%