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Aviation & Transport

The Aviation Historian Magazine

4 issues per year   |  English
35 Reviews   •  English   •   Aviation & Transport (Aviation)
Combining the permanence of a book with the diversity of a magazine, TAH is a boldly independent quarterly journal aimed at aviation’s “true believers” — anyone with a deep and abiding passion for the history of mankind’s quest to master the skies. If you want to take your interest to a new level, beyond the mainstream magazines available in the newsagents’ shops and online, TAH is for you. It will tell you things you never knew, and show you aircraft you have never seen. It will give you goosebumps; it will make you smile. It will expand your horizons and help you see the bigger picture of how flying has shaped and influenced humanity.

Brought to you by experienced former Aeroplane magazine principals Nick Stroud and Mick Oakey, TAH uses original source material — often little-known and previously unpublished — to explore aeronautical history from its beginnings to modern jets and the birth of spaceflight. It encompasses military and civil flying, the “golden era” between the World Wars, the Cold War, and many less familiar corners of the past.

Blending high-quality information, stunning archive photographs, uncluttered design and unrivalled graphics into a compact 132-page package four times a year, TAH is unlike any other aviation publication.
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The Aviation Historian Magazine

Issue 48 Our 48th quarterly issue contains our usual very eclectic blend of subjects, but two Cold War items on the theme of “speaking softly and carrying a big stick” stand out. One is our cover story, opening a new two-part article on the USAF’s Project Combat Bullseye of 1967, in which Strategic Air Command’s Convair B-58 Hustler nuclear bomber was evaluated as a “pathfinder” and conventional bomber for Tactical Air Command in Vietnam. The other prominent Cold War item is our in-depth look at the UK’s Avro Blue Steel air-launched nuclear stand-off missile, featuring the superb technical illustrations of Ian Bott. It was a technological leap made by a development team which has historically received comparatively little credit. Elsewhere in TAH48: the second half of our exploration of 1920s–40s endeavours to establish transatlantic air travel by means of “seadromes” built mid-ocean; the political background to the Airbus A320 — a venture which single-handedly revived the fortunes of Britain’s aerospace industry; how Royal Navy Harriers met and fought Argentinian Mirages in the skies over the Falkland Islands in May 1982; and the bizarre life, work and death of French pioneer Henri Jourdan. All this — and much more — awaits you in Issue 48 of The Aviation Historian.


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Our 48th quarterly issue contains our usual very eclectic blend of subjects, but two Cold War items on the theme of “speaking softly and carrying a big stick” stand out. One is our cover story, opening a new two-part article on the USAF’s Project Combat Bullseye of 1967, in which Strategic Air Command’s Convair B-58 Hustler nuclear bomber was evaluated as a “pathfinder” and conventional bomber for Tactical Air Command in Vietnam. The other prominent Cold War item is our in-depth look at the UK’s Avro Blue Steel air-launched nuclear stand-off missile, featuring the superb technical illustrations of Ian Bott. It was a technological leap made by a development team which has historically received comparatively little credit.

Elsewhere in TAH48: the second half of our exploration of 1920s–40s endeavours to establish transatlantic air travel by means of “seadromes” built mid-ocean; the political background to the Airbus A320 — a venture which single-handedly revived the fortunes of Britain’s aerospace industry; how Royal Navy Harriers met and fought Argentinian Mirages in the skies over the Falkland Islands in May 1982; and the bizarre life, work and death of French pioneer Henri Jourdan. All this — and much more — awaits you in Issue 48 of The Aviation Historian.
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Combining the permanence of a book with the diversity of a magazine, TAH is a boldly independent quarterly journal aimed at aviation’s “true believers” — anyone with a deep and abiding passion for the history of mankind’s quest to master the skies. If you want to take your interest to a new level, beyond the mainstream magazines available in the newsagents’ shops and online, TAH is for you. It will tell you things you never knew, and show you aircraft you have never seen. It will give you goosebumps; it will make you smile. It will expand your horizons and help you see the bigger picture of how flying has shaped and influenced humanity.

Brought to you by experienced former Aeroplane magazine principals Nick Stroud and Mick Oakey, TAH uses original source material — often little-known and previously unpublished — to explore aeronautical history from its beginnings to modern jets and the birth of spaceflight. It encompasses military and civil flying, the “golden era” between the World Wars, the Cold War, and many less familiar corners of the past.

Blending high-quality information, stunning archive photographs, uncluttered design and unrivalled graphics into a compact 132-page package four times a year, TAH is unlike any other aviation publication.

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The Aviation Historian Magazine

Excellent Reviewed 13 December 2020

The Aviation Historian Magazine

A superb magazine. Well written and acrefully edited, with great photos, fascinating articles on many little-known subjects, and a clear and pleasing layout. Reviewed 15 July 2020

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Expert Aviation History Bookzines, high quality, highly recommended for military aviation buffs Reviewed 22 November 2018

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