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The Aviation Historian Magazine

4 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €9.25 per issue 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magazine principals Nick Stroud and Mick Oakey, TAH uses original source material — often little-known and previously unpublished — to explore aeronautical history from its beginnings to modern jets and the birth of spaceflight.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-pag

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The Aviation Historian Magazine  |  Issue 33  


75 years ago, in December 1945, Lord Brabazon of Tara delivered the last of his reports based on the work of his Committee, convened in 1942 to examine the prospects for the UK’s post-war civil aviation industry. In this issue’s cover feature, Professor Keith Hayward examines the political and industrial aspects of the Brabazon Committee’s work, which led to a classic Great British story of political muddle, industrial inertia and lost opportunities. In contrast, other parts of TAH33 have a distinctly French flavour: we explore how the Dassault Mirage IV was considered to replace the cancelled TSR.2 in RAF service; the 1920s experiments by Jean de Chappedelaine in using centrifugal force for lift and propulsion; the Nieuport-Delage NiD 122C1 parasol monoplane fighter in Peruvian service; and the career of a French-trained Cambodian MiG-17 and Skyraider pilot. Elsewhere in the issue we chart the USAAF 25th Bomb Group’s use of the de Havilland Mosquito in laying screens of “chaff” to blind German radar ahead of the Eighth Air Force’s bomber streams; we explain how the USSR brought aviation to Afghanistan 60 years before its ultimately futile war there in the 1980s; and we conclude a three-part series on Italy’s forgotten airlines. All this, and more, is illustrated with high-quality archive photographs and bespoke artwork.
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

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 Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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

The aviation history

he tenido ocasion de ver la revista,me parece innovadora dentro de la especialidad de historia...creo que es una buena compra para todo el aficionado a la aviacion...merece la pena subscribirse Reviewed Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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great mag Reviewed Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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I'm a plane and a cold war enthusiast. I thought the images in the magazine were fantasic and the read was very interesting. It is something I will return to again I'm sure. Reviewed Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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