WINGS OF FAME # 18 - superb aviation magazine
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Sold Date: 05/16/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
WINGS OF FAME MAGAZINE - # 18Aerospace 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) THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING WITH US - WE VERY MUCH APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINE If you have further questions - happy to answer them - please email us. Please browse our other items and bookmark our site - we constantly add new items. We pack your item extremely carefully so you will receive it in the best condition. This sometimes causes us to be a day or two late in processing orders if we have a good number of sales - Please be patient- we aim to provide the best service we can. POSTAGE WILL BE COMBINED ON MULTIPLE ITEMS PURCHASED. PLEASE WAIT FOR ME TO SEND YOU AN INVOICE BEFORE PAYING - I MAY BE ABLE TO SAVE YOU POSTAGE. INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE NOTICE! - WAIT FOR INVOICE BEFORE PAYING IMPORTANT NOTICE- AS OF MAY 14th, 2007, THE US POSTAL SYSTEM WILL COMPLETELY CHANGE INTERNATIONAL MAIL RATES - ALL SURFACE MAIL HAS BEEN DROPPED , T WILL ONLY BE TWO CLASSES OF AIR MAIL= AND ALL THE RATES HAVE GONE UP SUBSTANTIALLY. FURTHER IMPORTANT NOTICE - AS OF Jan. 18 th 2009, U.S. POSTAGE RATES HAVE BEEN RAISED AGAIN. BUT ALL OTHER AIRMAIL FOR AN AVERAGE HARD BOUND BOOK WILL BE $ 15.00 to $ 41.95 depending on country and weight of book. WE HAVE NO IDEA HOW FAST THESE NEW RATES WILL ACTUALLY BE, SO PLEASE BE PATIENT. I ASSUME 1 - 4 WEEKS AS BEFORE. IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST THE TIMES STATED ABOVE. PLEASE DO NOT START ASKING W IT IS IN A WEEK OR TWO AND ACCUSE ME OF NOT SENDING THE ITEM - SLOW DELIVERY TIMES BY THE POST OFFICE ARE NOT MY FAULT, PLEASE BE PREPARED TO WAIT THE AVERAGE TIMES I HAVE STATED. WE HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 40 YEARS & WE KNOW BY BITTER EXPERIENCE JUST HOW SLOW THE MAIL CAN BE. IF YOU BID ON SOMETHING AND THE POSTAGE IS TOO HIGH, I WILL CANCEL THE SALE AT YOUR REQUEST WITH NO ADVERSE COMMENTS. IF YOU WISH A POSTAL QUOTE BEFORE BIDDING , JUST ASK ME. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING . Bob Ruman
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