Wings – Encyclopedia of Aviation

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Magazine Data

Availability: Partwork           Issues per Year: 52
ISSN: xxxx-xxxx           Barcode:
First Year: 1976           Last Year: 1979

Publisher: Orbis Publishing
Country: United Kingdom         Language: English

Main Genre: general
Exclusively Aviation?: Yes

Status: Ceased

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Published in 150 weekly parts of 20 pages each, between 1976 and 1979, making a total of 10 bound volumes. The first 8 volumes comprised an A-Z survey of famous aircraft manufacturers, aircraft types, aviation personalities and air battles under the headings: Trailblazers, War in the Air, Theory of Flight, Famous Aeroplanes, Fighting Airmen.

The last 2 volumes comprised a compilation of pilot’s impressions of famous aircraft (vol 9: In the Cockpit) and a world air forces survey (vol 10). Both of these latter were later republished in book form. Well illustrated with large b+w and colour photos, colour 3-view drawings etc. Wide in scope but lacking in detail.

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