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Aviation Classics Magazine

6 issues per year Write Review From £3.33 per issue 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.

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Aviation Classics  |  Duelling Above the Trenches - Sopwith Aircraft of the Great War  


As British and German soldiers fought amid the blood and horror of the trenches 100 years ago, high above their heads another desperate battle was being played out. Less than 11 years after the first powered flight, pioneering aviators were sent into combat aboard flimsy wood and fabric aircraft that were almost as deadly to their own pilots as they were to the enemy.

Throughout the war, the Sopwith Aviation Company supplied more aircraft to the Royal Flying Corps and then the RAF than any other firm. The Sopwith Camel F.1 shot down 1294 enemy aircraft, more than any other Allied type and one particular example, flown by Major William Barker, shot down 46 alone – making it the most successful aircraft in the history of the RAF.

Dueling above the Trenches charts the rise and fall of Sopwith from its record-breaking early days to its collapse under the strain of government post-war taxation.
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.
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