Le Trait d’Union

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Magazine Data

Availability: Society           Issues per Year: 4
ISSN: xxxx-xxxx           Barcode:
First Year: 1968           Last Year: current

Publisher: Trait d'Union
Country: France         Language: French

Main Genre: local
Exclusively Aviation?: Yes

Status: Current

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Published bi-monthly from 1968, by the Branche Francaise d’Air Britain (the French Branch of the UK-based International Aviation Historical Society) and distributed to its members only. It covers French aviation history in detail, with originally researched articles of great authority. Topics featured include aircraft manufacturing sites, naval aviation, civil airlines, French aircraft types, wrecks and relics etc. A4 size, with 52-60 pages each (no advertising), illustrated by many rare b+w photos. No.211 was dated September-October 2003.
The contents is intended to be complementary and not in competition with the mainstream aeronautical press. Over time this has comprised: – Monographs, accounts, production lists, individual stories, aerodrome visit reports, open doors and air meeting reports; – Individual and collective studies born from members research, original photographs, illustrations and plans; – A “Wrecks & Relics” column unique in France, which has been updated since 1970; – News pages, small free advertisements, notices of draft studies in progress; – Civil aviation or military of all periods, in France and in its old overseas possessions.
The Branch has published a number of special issues and unusual reference works (Broussard, Vampire/Mistral, Piel, Espadon, Dorand, MS-760, T-6, Spitfire, Durandal). Since 1968, the Branch has published nearly 8,000 pages for the use of historians, aircraft restorers, spotters, model makers, aviation professionals and all fans of French aeronautics.

Further information: Branche Française d’Air Britain, Jean Delmas, Résidence Colbert, 107 allée Casanova, 93320 Les Pavillons sous bois, France.

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