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Chaff As An Emergency Aid?

February 202o update. I’ve just posted the latest updates to the database – these are mainly new items from 1968 & 1969 but there’s a reasonable scattering from many other years as well. I’ve made some updates to the Directory … Continue reading

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January 2020 Update

Database Updates to 10th January 2020 I’ve just uploaded the latest batch of database updates. It’s quite a mixed bag with around 800 new entries for years 1954 – 1974. 1969 was a good year for new aircraft models, it’s … Continue reading

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December 2019 Update

At the time of writing it’s less than a week before Christmas and my final challenge for 2019 was to complete the Short Brothers compilation. At 620 pages it’s another large volume, but where possible I try to publish the … Continue reading

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November 2019 Update

More Searching Woes Yet another reminder to first time users to keep database searches simple until you see how the system works. By convention I quote model numbers as per the advert in question – thus a Super G45 Wonder … Continue reading

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October 2019 Update

Ad Id 80253 – June 1983 I’ve just uploaded the ads for 1983 which as a matter of interest now takes the item count to over 80,000. Having hummed and hahed about which year to catalogue to I’ve finally decided … Continue reading

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September 2019 Updates

About 6 weeks ago I received a phone call from a friend enquiring as to whether I’d be interested in relieving him of some “surplus” magazines. Naturally I accepted and was presented with rather more than I was expecting! A … Continue reading

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Policy, what policy?

The more observant amongst you may have noticed that the search year options have been extended to 1990, but the website blurb quotes 1909-1979. The database is all about UK Aviation Adverts 1909-1979, and this remains the primary focus – … Continue reading

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May Update +1925…

As you’ve probably guessed by now the object of the adverts database is to catalogue a copy of every UK aviation advert published from 1909 to 1970. Of course I don’t expect to find them all, but I think I’ll come … Continue reading

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Feb Update & Database Search

February 2019 Update & Database Search Tips I’ve added the new material from Aircraft Engineering & Aircraft Production Magazines for years 1939 – 1954. Unfortunately I don’t (yet) have full sets of these difficult to source originals but there’s a … Continue reading

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2019 Programme

Happy new year! … and thank you for all your support in 2018, and particularly to those of you kind enough to make donations. As always the first priority is ‘the database’ and to this end I’m finally ready to … Continue reading

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