African Air Review

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Magazine Data

Availability: Subscription           Issues per Year: 6
ISSN: unknown           Barcode: None
First Year: 1980           Last Year: 199?

Publisher: Aviation Society of Africa
Country: South Africa         Language: English

Main Genre: Aviation History
Exclusively Aviation?: Yes

Status: Ceased

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‘African Air Review’ (AAR) was a subscription only magazine produced by the group of historians called the Aviation Society of Africa. It was published bi-monthly from March 1980 and replaced the previous ‘ASA Newsletter’.

Each issue had 16 pages, with 7 photos in each. It featured historical and current articles on African aviation and the latest aviation news – especially Southern Africa, airline news, African civil register news, and military news, together with articles on local air forces and airlines in detail. In 1984 the publishing frequency became quarterly, and in 1985 a (quarterly?) 4-12 page Update newsletter was introduced, concentrating on news and events.

In 1986 the feature articles were consolidated into a new magazine, ‘Air Africana’, while AAR continued as a news magazine with reduced page count (4-8 pages per issue). It ceased publication in the 1990s in favour of the current rather pathetic ‘minimalist’ ASA website. There is no publication information on the website.

Further information:
Aviation Society of Africa

[*] Contents Listing, 1980-1986

See other aviation-related magazines from South Africa.

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