Mundo Aeronautico

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‘Mundo Aeronautico’ (or World Aviation), was the first magazine dedicated to aviation in Latin America. It was launched by Mr. Francisco Cortegoso in June, 1932. The magazine covered aviation, gliding and aeromodelling. It carried the subtitle Una Revista Aeronautica Universal.

The magazine was initially very successful, and reached issue 140 in 1946, but seems to have closed down not long afterwards.

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‘Aeronave’ was a general interest magazine that appeared in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The title means Aircraft.

Launched in 1946, the magazine suffered from irregular publication and ceased production circa late 1951. It appears to have started off bi-monthly, before switching to monthly and finally to quarterly.

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Master en Modelismo

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‘Master en Modelismo’ (i.e. Master Modeller) was a general interest scale modelling magazine published in the mid 1980s. It covered a wide range of topics from army uniforms, to AFVs and aircraft.

Each issue was A4 size, with xx pages, illustrated with photographs, colour drawings and scale drawings. No source known.


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‘Volando’ was a general interest magazine from the 1950s. The title translates as Flying. The subtitle ‘Aeromodelismo Aviación Volovelismo’ outlined the scope of the magazine – Aeromodelling, Aviation and Gliding. Each issue had 28 pages and was illustrated with b+w photographs and diagrams. Very little else is known about this title.

Publishing History

The magazine was published between about 1954 and 1955.
The editor is unknown.

Contents/Issues Produced

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Digital Access

No digital versions of back issues appear to be available.

Special Issues

No special issues were produced.

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Revista de Informaciones Aeronauticas

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The official Army Aviation Command magazine ‘Buletin de Informaciones Aeronauticas’ was renamed ‘Revista de Informaciones Aeronauticas’ in February 1945.

A monthly general interest aircraft magazine, it provided coverage of civil, commercial, sport and military aviation in Argentina and around the world. In January 1948 it was renamed ‘Revista Nacional de Aeronautica’.

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Boletin de Informaciones Aeronauticas

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‘Boletin de Informaciones Aeronauticas’ was first launched on 27 October 1941 by the Army Aviation Command to raise the general aeronautical knowledge of aviation personnel. During its subsequent history it evolved considerably, through various title changes and redesigns, to become one of the major aeronautical magazines of Latin America.

A monthly general interest aircraft magazine, it provided coverage of civil, commercial, sport and military aviation in Argentina and around the world.

In February 1945 it was renamed ‘Revista de Informaciones Aeronauticas‘.

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Latin American Wings – Contents Listing

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Vol.1 No.1 January-March 1986
North American NA-72s in Brazil (inc. individual aircraft histories); Peruvian Registration System; Defence Aviation News; Civil Aviation News; Accident Report; The Industrial Observer; Civil Register: LV-MSA to MSZ (listing) [24 pages]
Vol.1 No.2 April-June 1986
Lockheed Twins in Chile; Argentine AF Bases; Uruguay Register CX-AIA to AIZ
Vol.1 No.3 July-September 1986
Argentine AF F-86F (including drawings and serials); Pilatus PC-3 in Brazil AF use; Accident Reports
Vol.1 No.4 October-December 1986
Lineas Aereas Taxader; Panamanian U-17s; Air Operations During Argentine 1963 Revolution
Vol.2 No.1 January-March 1987
Bristol Freighter in Argentina; Preservation Corner; Airshow & Airfeld Reports; Defence News
Vol.2 No.2 April-June 1987
Argentina’s Escadrilla Aeronaval Antisubmarina and its Trackers; South Atlantic Campaign ’82
Vol.2 No.3 July-September 1987
FAA ‘PG’ aircraft serials and histories; Preservation News; 1987 Accident Review
Vol.2 No.4 October-December 1987
FAA ‘PG’ aircraft serials and histories Part 2; Industry Review; Accident Review
Vol.3 No.1 January-March 1988
Rise and Fall of LANSA – Colombia [Spanish Text]
Vol.3 No.2 April-June 1988
Santiago FIDA’88 Show; Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya
Vol.3 No.3 July-September 1988
PLUNA Airline History; Argentine AF Aero Commanders
Vol.3 No.4 October-December 1988
Argentine C-130 and L-188 Electra
Vol.4 No.1 January-March 1989
No information
Vol.4 No.2 April-June 1989
No information
Vol.4 No.3 July-September 1989
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Vol.4 No.4 October-December 1989
No information

ALA – Aviacion Latinoamericana – Contents Listing

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Vol.1 No.1 November-December 1982
Los Primeros Aviones de la Fuerza Aerea Argentine – Henri Farman 50 HP (1 page drwgs); Los Fairey IIIF y IV en la Aviacion Naval Argentina (3 pages drwgs, individual aircraft histories); Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas SA (LAPA) (fleet list); Accidentes/Wrecks (listing for July-Oct 1982); Novidades Militares Latinoamericanas (military aviation news); Registro de Aeronaves de las Republica Argentina (civil register LV-FZA to LV-FXZ) [16 pages]
Vol.1 No.2 January-February 1983
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Vol.1 No.3 March-April 1983
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Vol.1 No.4 May-June 1983
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Vol.1 No.5 July-August 1983
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Vol.1 No.6 September-October 1983
Aerolineas de Tercer Bive! Brasilenas (fleet lists); Aviacion Militar en Costa Rica (aircraft list); Mirage IIIEA/DA del Grupo 8, FAA (5 pages drwgs); Novedades Militares (military news); Registros Civiles (Civil register news); Novedades de Identidad (military & civil register news); Accidentes (military & civil accidents) [36 pages]
Vol.1 No.7 1984
FIDA’84 The Latinamerican Le Bourget (Mirage 50C 3-view drwg); Novedades Militares (military news); Identity News; Casualties; Spotting P.O.Box (readers letters); English Digest [36 pages]
Vol.1 No.8 October? 1984
Argentine AF Gooney Birds (C-47, 1 drwg); Air Operations in Nicaragua (August-December 1983); Special Registrations in Argentina (table of reg’ns); Novedades Militares; Identity News (military serials); Uruguay (CX- regns listing); Letters [48 pages]
Vol.1 No.9 March 1985
[First English-language edition] IA-63 Roll-Out (3-view drwg); Brief Story of the Torpedo-Carrying Pucara (4-view drwg); Military News [32 pages]
Vol.1 No.10 June 1985
Lockheed Twins in Chile; A-4Q Skyhawk in the Malvinas War (tone profiles) [28-32 pages]

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