Aviation Magazines in Canada

Introduction

This is a survey of Canadian aviation, defence and aircraft scale modelling magazines. All magazines are English text only, unless otherwise stated.

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Aerospace & Defence Technology

[Maclean Hunter Ltd,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

Aerospace and defence industry magazine. Formerly called ‘Aerospace Canada International’.

Ceased


Aerospace Canada International

[Maclean Hunter Ltd,  ISSN 0826-4848]
Frequency: Quarterly

Aerospace and defence industry magazine. Launched in 1977 as a quarterly called ‘Aerospace Canada’, but later renamed ‘Aerospace Canada International’.

Ceased


Aircraft and Jets

[The Aviation Press of Canada,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

A short-lived monthly magazine published in the late 1940s, with an emphasis on photographic illustrations.

Ceased


Aircraft Magazine

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly general interest magazine published between the 1940s and February 1964, at least.

Ceased


Airforce

[Airforce Productions Ltd,  ISSN 0704-6804]
Frequency: Quarterly

Subtitled ‘The Magazine of Canada’s Air Force Heritage’. Airforce is the official “house organ” of the Air Force Association of Canada (formerly RCAF Association).

Current


Airline Canada Review

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly civil airliner spotters magazine.

Current


Airline Modeler

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

Scale modelling magazine devoted to civil airliners.

Ceased


Aviation & Aerospace

[Maclean Hunter Ltd,  ISSN 0847-0588]
Frequency: Monthly

Magazine formed by the merger between the titles ‘Aerospace & Defence Technology’ and the long running ‘Canadian Aviation’.

Ceased


Aviation & Airport Magazine

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly, published 1945 – 1951 at least.

Ceased


Aviation Canada

[Aviation Canada Media Inc.,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

Quarterly magazine concentrating on General Aviation and private flying in Canada.

Ceased


Aviation News & Trader

[NorAm Publications Ltd,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly tabloid delivered to most airports in Canada, and also available to aviation businesses across Canada and the United States. An informal publication with up-to-date aviation industry news and aviation safety articles.

Ceased


Aviation News Journal

[NorAm Publications Ltd,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly tabloid delivered to most airports in Canada, and also available free to aviation businesses across Canada and the United States.

Current


Aviation Quarterly (1)

[Aviation Quarterly Inc,  ISSN 1198-676X]
Frequency: Quarterly

Quarterly magazine concentrating on General Aviation and private flying in Canada.

Ceased


Aviation Quebec

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

Bi-monthly French-language newspaper.

Current


BC Aviator

[Pilot Press,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

Bi-monthly publication with an emphasis on British Columbia aviation history, distributed to the British Colombia aviation community as well to members of The British Columbia Aviation Museum.

Ceased


Canadian Aircraft Operator

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Fortnightly

Fortnightly or weekly magazine published between 1981 and 1992, at least.

Ceased


Canadian Aviation

[Maclean Hunter Ltd,  ISSN 0008-2953]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly general interest magazine published from June 1928 until the merger with ‘Aerospace & Defence Technology’ to form ‘Aviation & Aerospace’.

Ceased


Canadian Aviation & Aircraft For Sale

[Canadian Aviation and Aircraft,  ISSN 1198-0175]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

Bi-monthly magazine published from November/December 1993 to July/August 1995. Previously known as ‘Aviation & Aerospace’.

Ceased


Canadian Aviation News

[Canadian Aviation News Ltd,  ISSN 0829-2132]
Frequency: Fortnightly

Fortnightly news magazine published from 1975 until the mid 1990s at least. Appeared as ‘Aviation News’ until 1981.

Ceased


Canadian Aviator

[OP Publishing Ltd,  ISSN 1492-0255]
Frequency: Monthly

Originally titled ‘West Coast Aviator Magazine’, but changed it’s name to ‘Aviator’ reflect it’s national coverage sometime after 1998. Later renamed ‘Canadian Aviator’.

Current


Canadian Flight

[COPA,  ISSN 0008-3577]
Frequency: Quarterly

Official magazine of COPA (Canadian Owners and Pilots Association) untl 1994.

Ceased


Canadian General Aviation News

[Canadian Owners and Pilots Association - COPA,  ISSN 0226-5648]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly General Aviation newspaper published by the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA).

Ceased


Canadian Homebuilt Aircraft

[Canadian Homebuilt Aircraft,  ISSN 0707-9451]
Frequency: ?

Toronto-based publication which appeared from the late 1970s.

Ceased


Canadian Homebuilt Aircraft News

[Canadian Flight Publishing Ltd,  ISSN 0820-5639]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly magazine for Homebuilt Aircraft enthusiasts.

Ceased


Canadian Ultralight News

[Canadian Flight Publishing Company,  ISSN 0821-6673]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly publication focussing on the world of ultralight flying.

Ceased


CANCARR

[?,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

Canadian Civil Aircraft Register Review published quarterly from 1978.

Ceased


COPA Flight

[Canadian Owners and Pilots Association - COPA,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

The official newspaper of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA). Originally the monthly newspaper version of ‘Canadian Flight’, but renamed sometime in the late 1990s.

Current


Helicopters

[Annex Publishing & Printing Inc,  ISSN 0227-3160]
Frequency: Quarterly

Canada’s only national helicopter magazine providing comprehensive coverage of commercial, corporate, general and military rotary-wing aviation in Canada and around the world.

Current


High Flight

[Canada's Wings,  ISSN 0708-4331]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘High Flight’ concentrated on relatively long articles on the RCAF, CAF and it’s famous aviators.

Ceased


Maritime Patrol Aviation

[VP International Association,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Annually

‘Maritime Patrol Aviation’ magazine was introduced in 1988 to provide a medium for the exchange of ideas of importance to the Maritime Air community on the broader aspects of Maritime Air Doctrine and on the employment of Maritime Air Forces.

Current


North American Aviation News

[Ontario Aviation Enthusiasts Society,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: ?

US and Canadian civil aviation news and registrations magazine.

Ceased


Northern Flight

[Northern Flight Publications,  ISSN 1188-9864]
Frequency: ?

Published between 1992 and 1997 at least.

Ceased


Outbound

[Canadian Aviation Historical Society,  ISSN 0843-1566]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘Outbound’ is a quarterly newsletter supplied to members of the CAHS.

Current


Random Thoughts

[IPMS-Canada,  ISSN 0380-8114]
Frequency: Quarterly

The official magazine of IPMS Canada. It was initially launched as a simple newsletter in the late 1960s, but was soon being issued monthly. A scale plastic modelling magazine for aircraft and armour enthusiasts.

Current


The CAHS Journal

[Canadian Aviation Historical Society,  ISSN 1207-1978]
Frequency: Quarterly

Members of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society receive ‘The CAHS Journal’, Canada’s premier aviation history magazine.

Current


The Recreational Flyer

[Recreational Aircraft Association,  ISSN 0845-8391]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

RAA membership includes a bi-monthly magazine. The magazine publishes regular technical articles designed to assist aircraft kit builders, along with many other articles of general interest.

Current


UPAC News

[Ultralight Pilots Assocationa of Canada - UPAC,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Monthly

The Ultralight Pilots Association of Canada, UPAC, is the national voice for Canadian Ultralight Pilots. Members receive a monthly magazine called ‘UPAC News!’.

Current


Wings (3)

[Annex Publishing & Printing Inc,  ISSN 0701-1370]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

A full-colour bi-monthly publication, ‘Wings’ Magazine is Canada’s only premiere national aviation magazine, providing comprehensive coverage of commercial, corporate, general and military aviation in Canada and around the world.

Current



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