Aviation Magazine Shops

This page is intended to be a comprehensive guide to possible sources for aviation magazine subscriptions and back-issues around the world.

(If you have a magazine collection that you wish to sell, then contact one of the sites listed below. Don’t expect to make a fortune though, because multiple copies are heavy and bulky and the postage cost is likely to subtantially offset any prices that may be paid. Don’t bother asking me for a quote – I’m not a dealer).

For convenience, the dealers have been grouped by country. US and UK sites generally only stock English language titles, so if you’re looking for a title in another language, try one for the relevant country.

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Heraldika Hobby Shop
Includes the latest issues of popular Argentine aviation and modelling magazines.

Mercado Libre
Argentine version of eBay. Key words like ‘aviacion’ and ‘revista’ produce useful results.


The Australian eBay includes second-hand magazines.


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The Belgian eBay includes aviation magazines.


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eBay Canada has back issues of US (mainly) and Canadian aviation magazines.

Stillman Books
Vancouver, British Columbia, based bookseller. Includes rare aviation magazines. Online catalogues available.


See ‘East View’ under Russia

Czech Republic

See Russia for some titles.


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Aerostories presents reviews of the latest French aviation books and magazines, with links to the publishers.

French on-line auction site which includes magazine back-issues.

Avions Bateaux
Website for Lela Press. Includes back issues for Avions, Batailles Aeriennes, AeroFan and Model Art.

The French eBAy offers the usual magazine categories.

Online shop dealing in rare French magazine back issues – includes many aviation titles such as Icare and Aviation Magazine.

LRB – Livre Rare Book
Very good second-hand bookshop, includes back issues of magazines such as Icare and Aviation Magazine.

Provides details of the latest issues of many French aviation magazines, but buyers are linked to the offical websites.

The Revues section includes the more popular French military and aviation magazines.

See also ‘Retro Magazines’ under Switzerland.


The ‘Zeitschriften’ section of Amazon Germany includes several aviation magazines.

Antiquariat Lindbergh
In addition to old and rare aviation books, the ‘Luftfahrtzeitschriften’ option lists old US and German aviation magazines.

The German eBay offers the usual magazine categories.

International Militaria
Militaria collectibles site which offers old German aviation magazines.


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Hong Kong

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Rome-based Italian aviation bookshop. Includes current Italian and Foreign magazines.

World Collection Service
Palermo-based shop for collectors. Includes some Italian aviation & scale modelling magazine back issues.


HobbyLink Japan
Japanese model shop specialising in customers outside of Japan.


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Flash Aviation Shop
This specialist shop holds a good stock of new and back issue aviation magazines from many countries. Good for Dutch spotters magazines.

Luchtvaart Hobby Shop
The Books – Magazin section gives a good list of current aviation and scale modelling titles from many countries.

New Zealand

NZ Magazine Shop
The ‘Sport’ category includes some current NZ aviation magazines – available for subscription or single issues.


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Appears to be a Polish equivalent to eBay. On-line auctions of Polish aviation literature.

Antykwariat Literacki
Polish second-hand bookshop includes magazine back issues (CZASOPISMA).


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Russia & Belorus

Excellent on-line shop for Russian, Belorus and Ukrainian aviation magazines. Includes back issues.

East View
US-based subscription service for Russian, Ukrainian and Chinese aviation and space magazines.

MK Periodica
Russian-based subscription service for a huge range of magazines. English text available. Includes Aeronautics & Spaceflight, Transport-Air Transport, Military and Hobbies categories.

Serbia & Montenegro (Yugoslavia)

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South Africa

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Todo Colleccion
Collectables website includes second-hand Spanish aviation magazines.


Press Stop
Includes at least one current Swedish aviation magazine.

Tidningar Stopp Collectors Corner
This page lists several aviation titles for sale, but how you order them is not clear.

Swedish eBay-type site. Category ‘Hobby & Lek/Space & Flyg’ includes aviation magazines.


Cumulus AG
Pilot’s supplies shop which includes subscriptions to a large number of Swiss and Foreign magazines (as long as the title begins with a letter in the range A-D!).

Retro Magazines
Lausanne-based shop specialising in magazine back issues. May only cover French-language titles?


The ‘dergiler’ option gives a list of Turkish magazines – including one aviation title.


See under Russia

United Kingdom

Aeromodelling Magazines and Books
Company specialising in back issues of UK, US and Australian aeromodelling magazines.

eBay UK offers the usual categories.

FAL Books (e-mail address)
The website has been deleted, but this dealer still offers a vast stock of aviation and modelling magazine back-issues.

Ian Allan Superstore
The on-line bookstore for the well known transport publisher includes a wide range of aviation-related magazines.

UK site offering subscriptions to current magazines – includes Aviation and Modelling categories.

Back issues of weekly part-work magazines for sale.

Tee Publishing
Large collection of hobby magazines available.

United States

Search facility for over 12,000 independent booksellers worldwide – good source for World Air Power Journal among other titles.

The magazine subscriptions section of the US Amazon site offers several hundred aviation-related current titles from around the world. (zshops/books/magazines/aviation offers an interesting selection of back-issue titles, but items on auctions/books/magazines/aviation are substantially overpriced).

C A Hood
Nashua, NH, based shop featuring an extensive collection of back-issue aviation magazines.

The original eBay includes aviation magazines on offer in several of the sub-categories.

Gasoline Alley Antiques
This collectibles shop includes a page of aviation books and magazines.

Linden Hill Imports
Crugers, NY, based shop importing Russian aviation magazines and books. Also stocks ‘Jet & Prop’ from Germany.

MAL Hobby Shop
Texas-based shop offering a wide range of new and back-issue aviation, military and naval publications.

Gap, PA, based shop selling antique books and magazines.

Vintage Books
Vancouver, WA, based shop which includes a good selection in the Aviation category.

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