Aeroporiki Istoria / ΑΕΡΟΠΟΡΙΚΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

The title ‘Aeroporiki Istoria’ means Aviation History. First released in 1999 on a bimonthly basis, the magazine exclusively covered the history of military aviation in Greece and around the world.

The magazine described itself as having understandable, authoritative and comprehensive text, framed by rich and rare photographs and colour illustrations. Subjects covered included historic aircraft, Aces of the Air Force, gripping dogfights, landmark events in the development of aviation, weapon systems and rare aviation archeology.

Publication ceased in 2008 with issue 51 being the last available.

Further information:
Back issues listing
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Ellinika Amina & Tekhnoloyia / ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ Άμυνα & ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

The monthly ‘Hellenic Defense & Technology’ magazine has established itself as the most credible, authoritative and accurate publication of its sector in the Greek language. Written by professional journalists with decades of experience in reporting on defence technology and policy, as well as university teachers on foreign relations and strategic studies, HD&T provides a competent, independent, unbiased and balanced analysis of relevant developments in Greece and the world, unique in the Hellenic media. It was first published in February 2010.

The main subjects covered by the magazine are: Hellenic defence and security policy, as well as foreign policy; home and international activities of the Hellenic armed forces; procurement programs of the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence; European and international defence and security problems; evolution of defence technology and procurement programs of armed forces in the Eastern Mediterranean, Europe and the world.

The high-quality content is combined with an unrivalled printing quality and the most modern presentation and graphical design concepts where texts, rich and often original and exclusive photographic material, diagrams, maps and detailed tables are dynamically balanced.

The same publisher has also produced Ελληνική Άμυνα και Τεχνολογία – Ετήσια Ανασκόπηση (Greek Defence and Technology – Annual Review) ISSN 1792-4022 since 2010, which is characterised by the black, rather than blue, title block.

Further information:
Publishers website
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Annual Review back issues

Anakhaitisi – Interception / ΑΝΑΧΑΙΤΙΣΗ Magazine

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

‘Interception’ is a magazine that deals with issues of Defence, Armed Forces and Foreign Policy. First appearing in April 2005, the magazine has proved to be very popular and well respected.

Typical subject areas covered include: News and functionality of the Greek Armed Forces; Equipment and defense material; Requirements, such as modernization in defense material and institutions/organizations; Foreign policy, especially in regard to issues of defense; International defense developments, with an emphasis on issues of interest to the Greek Armed Forces; Policy and general aviation. English language summaries of some articles are included.

Although nominally a defence magazine, some 80% of the contents appears to be military aviation – including at least one historical article in each issue. The magazine is very well written and has excellent photographs.

Further information:
Official Website
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Model Kit (2)

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

‘Model Kit’ was a general interest scale modelling magazine published in the early 1990s. In included a mixture of kit reviews and feature articles on various modelling topics. A good proportion of the subjects were automotive, but each issue included aircraft-related subjects. Only 5 issues published.

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[*] Contents Listing, 1991-1992

Aero (9)

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

‘Aero’ was another of the editor-published aviation magazines that appeared in West Germany in the late 1940s. It proved to be a well-received authoritative publication and survived for nearly two decades. The magazine described itself as Aero : Unabhängige Monatszeitschrift fűr die gesamte Luft- und Raumfahrt (Aero – Independent monthly magazine for aviation and space).

Each issue had xx pages and was illustrated with numerous black and white photos. Topics covered included aviation news, gliders, powered flight, air forces, aviation and industry, aviation books, flying club activities. The editor, Hubert Zuerl was very prolific and produced a significant number of aviation books, especially on gliders and WW2 aircraft. The magazine seems to have closed down late 1969 or early 1970.

Further information:
Some back issues

Flugwelt International

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

‘Flugwelt’ was a highly respected aerospace technology magazine from West Germany. Until 1961 it was the official organ of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftfahrtindustrie, and from 1963 the organ of the Club der Luftfahrt. From 1964 Nr.3, the title was revised to ‘Flugwelt international’.

Each issue was packed with information on all types of aircraft accompanied by many photographs and line drawings. The editors were orignally Otto K Krausskopf, later Wolfgang Wagner then Stefan Geisenheyner, Erich W. Muller and finally Erwin H. Schuldt.

The magazine was taken over and absorbed into the rival publication ‘Flug Revue’ after the April 1968 issue.

Further information:
Back issues for sale

Nyt Fra Flysamlingen & Flyvemuseets Venner

Aviation-related Magazines Guide

‘Nyt Fra Flysamlingen & Flyvemuseets Venner’ is the official magazine of Foreningen Flyvemuseets Venner (Association of Flight Museum’s Friends), an organisation that supports several aviation museums in Denmark. The Association was founded on 25 August 1975 and has over the years supported numerous projects for the collection, preservation and dissemination of Danish Aviation’s proud history. Members receive NYT magazine three times a year.

Each issue has 6 pages, of A4 size, with news and short articles on activities at Danish aviation museums. Early issues were illustrated in b+w only, but later copies have colour photos. All back issues are available as free PDFs.

Further information:
Index 1-65
Back issues in PDF
Foreningen Flyvemuseets Venner