World Air Power Journal

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Magazine Data

Availability: Subscription           Issues per Year: 4
ISSN: 0959-7050           Barcode:
First Year: 1990           Last Year: 2000

Publisher: Aerospace Publishing
Country: United Kingdom         Language: English

Main Genre: military
Exclusively Aviation?: Yes

Status: Ceased

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Remarks

First issue dated Spring 1990. A larger than A4 size publication, comprising 160 pages each of glossy paper with no advertising. Colour illustrations were featured on nearly every page – photos, 3-view drawings and foldout artwork – plus line drawings, cutaways and some b+w photos. A magazine dedicated to modern military aviation in extreme detail. The contents included news, military air operations, new aircraft briefings, air forces analysis and photo features, aircraft variants in detail etc. Each issue had a 60-page centre feature on a single aircraft type – the emphasis being on the evolution/technical development of the design rather than it’s operational use. A unit by unit survey of all the operators of that type was usually included. The earlier overwhelming bias in favour of US subjects later matured into a more wide ranging look at world military aviation – albeit with the occasional reversion to contents more worthy of the title “AMERICAN Air Power Journal”. In December 2000, Aerospace Publishing succumbed to financial pressures and ceased operations. AIRtime publishing, the US distributors of WAPJ, subsequently launched a high-quality replacement title called ‘International Air Power Review’.

[*] Contents Listing, Issues 1-43


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