WINGS OF FAME # 18 - superb aviation magazine

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  • Sold Date: May 16,2009
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WINGS OF FAME MAGAZINE - # 18

Aerospace publishing, London, paper covers, 9 x 12, 160 pages, glossy page stock, massively illustrated with B&W photos, color photos, color side and 3-views, and line drawings. VERY GOOD condition , very light cover wear.

( NOTE- MAGAZINE TOO LARGE TO FIT IN GLOBAL PRIORITY ENVELOPE )

Subtitled The Journal Of Classic Combat Aircraft. First issue dated November 1995. This magazine was launched as a historical companion to 'World Air Power Journal', covering the period 1939 to 1970 approximately. Each issue comprised 160 glossy pages of similar size and design layout to WAPJ, but with a larger proportion of b+w photos. This publication comprised long and detailed feature articles on unit histories, first hand combat stories, rare aircraft types, variant by variant analyses and surveys of air forces in the past. A 60-page centre feature on a famous warplane was included in each issue - giving a detailed history of the type, its weapons, markings and operators. Contents list courtesy of Aeroflight.

Beyond the Frontiers: Convair R3Y Tradewind 'The Flying LST' by Robert F Dorr (1 col profile); 'Thuds' and Weasels - The F-105 Thunderchief in SEA, 1964-1974 by Larry Davis (1 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito Part 1: Bomber and PR variants by Martin Bowman (54 pages, 40 col profiles, 2 3-view col drwg, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Pencils of flame - Bristol's Type 188 by Tony Buttler (4 concept line drwgs, 1 col cutaway drwg); Variant Briefing: Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck by Jeff Rankin-Lowe (2 side view line drwgs, 3 2-view line drwg); Air Combat: Malta 1940-1943 'The Fighter Pilot's Paradise' by Francis K Mason (map, 6 col profiles); Luftwaffe Markings: Part 3 Tactical Symbols, Markings and Identification Codes of German Military Aircraft 1918-1945 by John Weal (many code drwgs)

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