Aviation Magazines in New Zealand

Introduction

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

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Aerolog

[Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Quarterly

Magazine of contemporary news and reports. Has updates to the Civil Aviation Register, international movements, Accidents & Incidents, and Book Reviews.

Current


AHSNZ Journal

[Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand,  ISSN 0110-5493]
Frequency: Bi-Annual

Historical magazine first published in 1958. Initially a quarterly, but now issued twice a year. Covers a wide range of topics and regular features with in-depth articles, “Chronology”, and research items.

Current


AHSNZ Newsletter

[Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Monthly

Covered current aviation events, visiting aircraft, airfield reports etc.

Ceased


Classic Wings

[Graham M Orphen,  ISSN 1172-9643]
Frequency: Bi-monthly

Bi-monthly glossy magazine “dedicated to Vintage and Warbird Aircraft in Australia and New Zealand”. Well illustrated with lots of colour photos.

Current


Fighter Tactics

[Oceania Group Ltd,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Quarterly

Fighter Tactics magazine is the only publication dedicated to covering the Tactical Fighter Community on a global scale.

Current


Heli Ops International

[Oceania Group Ltd,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘Heli-Ops’ magazine describes itself as the only helicopter publication dedicated to covering the civil industry from a true global standpoint, bringing the reader coverage from all regions of the world.

Current


New Zealand Aviation News

[New Zealand Aviation News Ltd,  ISSN 1172-0522]
Frequency: Monthly

‘New Zealand Aviation News’ commenced publication in 1978. It remains New Zealands only aviation newspaper. Editorial content is focused on activity within the aviation industry and recreational activity in New Zealand and the Pacific region.

Current


New Zealand Recreational Flyer

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

Bi-Monthly magazine covering recreational flying.

Ceased


New Zealand Sport Flying

[Sport Aircraft Association of New Zealand Inc.,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘New Zealand Sport Flying’ is a 48 page glossy magazine published quarterly by the Sport Aircraft Association of New Zealand Inc.

Current


NZ Wings

[New Zealand Wings Ltd,  ISSN 0110-1471]
Frequency: Monthly

Monthly general interest magazine published since 1932 (as ‘New Zealand Wings’). The contents had an emphasis on civil and military aviation in New Zealand, and foreign aircraft visiting New Zealand.

Ceased


Pacific Rotors

[Oceania Group Ltd,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘Pacific Rotors’ concentrated on helicopter operations throughout the Pacific Rim, but later changed its name to ‘Heli-Ops’.

Ceased


Pacific Wings

[New Zealand Wings Ltd,  ISSN 1174-8052]
Frequency: Monthly

‘Pacific Wings’ is New Zealand’s most widely read aviation magazine. First established in 1932 under the title ‘NZ Wings’ (see above), ‘Pacific Wings’ is one of the region’s longest running periodicals.

Current


Royal New Zealand Air Force News

[Royal New Zealand Air Force,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Monthly

The official journal and forum of the Royal New Zealand Air force established for the information, education and enjoyment of its personnel and other people interested in RNZAF and associated matters.

Current


Scale Dimensions

[IPMS New Zealand,  ISSN ?]
Frequency: Quarterly

Scale plastic modelling magazine published as the official magazine of IPMS New Zealand. It included kit reviews, super detailing, ships, vehicles, model soldiers and aviation features.

Ceased



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