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Aviation Specials Magazine D-Day in the Air Special Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Key’s Aviation Special Magazines – Essential reading from the teams behind your favourite aviation magazines! .. read more

Brought to you by Key Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Aviation Publisher, you can purchase and read all the latest Book-a-zines and Aviation Specials in one handy app. Purchase issues here at Pocketmags or via the App for Apple and Android - click the Available On links to download.

Subjects covered include:

• Historic military aviation - special magazines celebrating iconic aircraft such as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Mosquito, Vulcan bomber and the acclaimed RAF Salute series and specials on the Battle of Britain and the RAF 90th anniversary.

• Historic commercial aviation - download and read the entire best-selling Airliner Classics series written by the Airliner World editorial team.

• Modern military aviation and aerospace – read aviation specials covering air forces and services from around the world. Titles include official RAF yearbooks, UK and US Navy Airpower specials, Air Combat and aerospace chronologies including 100 years of British Flight, Great Fighters of the World and our Space special celebrating 50 years of human space flight.

• Flight Simulation – read the essential guides to maximising your enjoyment of your hobby, includes the Beginners Guide and Airliners special issues.

“HORNBY” and ‘’AIRFIX’’ are registered trade marks of Hornby Hobbies Limited and are used under licence.

Please note: The Flight Simulation Special digital versions do not include access to the CD ROM files received with the print editions.

Published by Key Publishing Ltd. The entire contents of this title is © copyright 2015. All rights reserved.  read less
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Aviation Specials  |  D-Day in the Air  


D-Day, Operation Overlord, the allied invasion or simply Normandy … we all have our preferred term for what was one of the most pivotal points in the history of modern warfare. Events during the 75th anniversary of the landings will arguably mark the major milestone year attended by veterans in substantial numbers, so it’s more important than ever that we properly commemorate their efforts.

This publication offers seldom-covered subjects such as the Canadian 415 Squadron and its Fairey Albacores, which guarded against Kriegsmarine E-boats in the Channel. .. read more The importance of this task was brought into stark relief when, in April 1944, German fast attack vessels discovered allied landing ships off Devon’s Slapton Sands practising for the invasion. More than 700 US personnel died as a result. These Albacore missions exemplify the huge range of disparate aircraft types and roles in play throughout the D-Day period. And while much of our coverage concerns allied air assets, we also cast light on the fortunes of two Luftwaffe units during June 6 and shortly after.

From US Navy Spitfires spotting for naval guns, gliders delivering soldiers and Hawker Typhoons pinpointing German radar, to USAAF Ninth Air Force aircraft and airfields – and the legendary ‘Mighty Eighth’ – there’s vital content for old hands and those coming to the subject for the first time. It does all remind us of the enormous challenge it must have been to co-ordinate the staggering numbers of aircraft involved, and their support for naval and ground assets throughout Overlord. I’m in awe of what was achieved, and I hope you find much to enlighten among the stories here.

Chris Clifford, Editor  read less
Key’s Aviation Special Magazines – Essential reading from the teams behind your favourite aviation magazines!

Brought to you by Key Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Aviation Publisher, you can purchase and read all the latest Book-a-zines and Aviation Specials in one handy app. Purchase issues here at Pocketmags or via the App for Apple and Android - click the Available On links to download.

Subjects covered include:

• Historic military aviation - special magazines celebrating iconic aircraft such as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Mosquito, Vulcan bomber and the acclaimed RAF Salute series and specials on the Battle of Britain and the RAF 90th anniversary.

• Historic commercial aviation - download and read the entire best-selling Airliner Classics series written by the Airliner World editorial team.

• Modern military aviation and aerospace – read aviation specials covering air forces and services from around the world. Titles include official RAF yearbooks, UK and US Navy Airpower specials, Air Combat and aerospace chronologies including 100 years of British Flight, Great Fighters of the World and our Space special celebrating 50 years of human space flight.

• Flight Simulation – read the essential guides to maximising your enjoyment of your hobby, includes the Beginners Guide and Airliners special issues.

“HORNBY” and ‘’AIRFIX’’ are registered trade marks of Hornby Hobbies Limited and are used under licence.

Please note: The Flight Simulation Special digital versions do not include access to the CD ROM files received with the print editions.

Published by Key Publishing Ltd. The entire contents of this title is © copyright 2015. All rights reserved.
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Aviation Specials

great magazine Reviewed November 27, 2020

Aviation Specials

very detailed and comprehensive
a collection encompasing all the specials ( avaiation anthology ) should be made for sale as a complete collection
Reviewed September 5, 2020

Aviation Specials

Very interesting and with a lot of good information Reviewed July 22, 2020

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