Aviation Magazines in United Kingdom – IPMS UK SIGs

The UK branch of the International Plastic Modelling Society (IPMS) supports a number of Special Interest Groups (SIG). These include the following which have published magazines or newsletters:



Bent Throttles

[IPMS Racing & Record Aircraft Special Interest Group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

The IPMS Racing & Record Aircraft Special Interest Group is committed to the modelling of air racing and record-breaking aircraft of all eras. It publishes a quarterly newsletter called ‘Bent Throttles’.

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Harrier Special Interest Group

[IPMS Harrier Special Interest Group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

The Harrier SIG produced a quarterly magazine featuring Harrier news and reviews together with modelling articles and details of the full-size aircraft.

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IPMS Swedish Air Force SIG

[IPMS Swedish Air Force SIG,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: ?

The Swedish Air Force Special Interest Group produced a duplicated A4 newsletter covering the markings and history of aircraft operated by the Swedish air force.

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JAS Jottings

[IPMS UK Japanese Aviation SIG,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

‘JAS Jottings’ is the Quarterly magazine of the IPMS UK Japanese Aviation SIG. Each issue has at least 26 pages, plus an additional colour sheet, covering all aspects of Japanese Aviation from 1910 to the present.

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R.A.F. WWII Special Interest Group Newsletter

[IPMS R.A.F. WWII Special Interest Group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

The RAF WWII SIG produced 19 editions of a Newsletter published at roughly quarterly intervals. The contents mostly comprised kit reviews and articles on super detailing of kits.

Ceased


Rotor Torque

[World Helicopter special interest group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

The World Helicopter special interest group (SIG) published a quarterly colour magazine dedicated to the scale modelling of helicopters.

Ceased


Smoke On … Go!

[Aerobatic Display Teams special interest group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Quarterly

The Aerobatic Display Teams special interest group (SIG) is interested in all aspects of the world’s aerobatic display teams, past and present, military and civilian. It produces a newsletter about four times a year featuring news and articles on modelling display teams.

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Thunderbolts From Heaven

[IPMS Fleet Air Arm Special Interest Group,  ISSN xxxx-xxxx]
Frequency: Annually

The Fleet Air Arm Special Interest Group (FAA SIG) is primarily aimed at modellers interested in the Fleet Air Arm and it’s aircraft. It produces a journal called ‘Thunderbolts From Heaven’ once per year.

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