Contacto Aeronáutico

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‘Contacto Aeronáutico’ is the official magazine of the Dirección General Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), the organisation which regulates civil aviation in Chile. The DGAC manages airports, air traffic control, aircraft registration, flight safety and licensing. The magazine covers many of these topics in each issue, as well as historical articles on Chilean civil aviation.

It is not clear if this magazine continued past 2011.

Further information:
issuu.com

Chile Aéreo

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‘Chile Aéreo’ was the official magazine of the Club Aéreo de Chile. Its contents included summaries of the activities of the Club, featured articles on national and international pilots, aviation history, aviation experiences etc.

The magazine was first published in January 1929 and continued until an unknown date. Publication is reported to have been suspended between 1959 and 1983 and between 1994 and 1997. In 1964 the Club Aéreo de Chile was renamed the Club Aéreo de Santiago.

Further information:
Chile Aereo

Multimodel

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‘Multimodel’ was a scale modelling magazine that featured many aircraft articles. It carried the subtitle Publicacion Modelistica y Hobbies. Typical contents included several features on full-size aircraft and aviation history, some aircraft modelling features and a few non-aircraft related articles. Illustrations comprised colour and b+w photos, diagrams and colour drawings.

Issue 13 (Year 9) was dated November 2005. It was the first issue available as a pdf file. Unfortunately, the next issue, No.14 appears to be the last one published.

Further information:
Scribd

Boletin del Museo Nacional Aeronautico y del Espacio

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‘Boletin del Museo Nacional Aeronautico y del Espacio’ is an annual review of the activities of the Chilean National Aeronautics and Space Museum (MNAE). It includes many feature articles on Chilean aviation history and is illustrated with many colour and b+w photographs.

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Publicaciones

Enfoque Estratégico

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‘Enfoque Estratégico’ was a defence and security magazine focusing on issues affecting South America. The title means Strategic Focus. Each issue contained 38 pages of news and analysis, with many colour photographs and illustrations.

The publisher encountered a number of difficulties in getting the magazine produced, and it only survived for two or three issues.

Further information:
No sources found.

Defensa Global

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‘Defensa Global’ is a magazine focusing on the analysis, presentation and dissemination of security and defence issues. It primarily concentrates on topics of interest in South America, but also includes some analysis of issues further afield. Copies of each magazine are available to read in pdf format from the publisher’s website.

Further information:
Defensa Global

Modelograma Online

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Having discontinued publishing an official magazine in the early 2000s, IPMS Chile returned to publishing in 2007. In this year a new digital magazine, available to members as a downloadable pdf first appeared. Called ‘Modelograma Online’, issue No.1 was dated Agosto 2007. A general interest scale modelling magazine, it included many articles on aviation-related subjects.

Confusingly, the next issue was called ‘Modelograma Digital’ and identified as No.1 Octubre 2011. No.2 retained this title and was dated Diciembre 2011. No.3 was simply called ‘Modelograma’ and dated Marzo 2012.

Further information:
IPMS Chile
Scribd

Modelograma

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IPMS Chile was first formed in March 1987. In 1988 an official magazine was launched, called ‘Modelograma’. It was a quarterly magazine featuring club news, reviews and feature articles on scale modelling subjects. By 2001 it had been replaced by ‘Informativo I.P.M.S’.

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Vortexx Magazine

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Description

‘Vortexx Magazine’ claims to be the first magazine 100% devoted to Chilean aviation in all its aspects. In fact, considerable editorial space is devoted to aviation topics outside of Chile. Feature articles cover a wide range of subjects, such as aircraft types, airlines, airshows, operators, etc together with shorter features on enthusiast hobby-related topics. This publication originally appeard with the simple title ‘Vortexx’ but from issue 10 the title was expanded to ‘Vortexx Magazine. About 60-80 pages in each issue, with numerous large colour photographs. A sister publication, ‘Vortexx en Combate’, was launched in 2014 to cover military topics in depth, and at the same time the original magazine refocussed on civil and commercial aviation.

Publishing History

First issue on sale 2012. Published quarterly until to the present.
The editor-in-chief is Nelson C. MonteAlegre.

Contents/Issues Produced

See the official website.

Digital Access

Digital versions of all back issues appear to be available from the publisher.

Special Issues

No special issues were produced.

Further information

[No WorldCat entry]
Vortexx
facebook: Vortexx
Vortexx on Issuu

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