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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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November 2018 Update

Database updates. The advert record count stands at 73,623 and it’s unlikely to grow significantly in the near future as new material becomes increasingly difficult to find. I’m quite pleased with the latest update (October) which filled some gaps for … Continue reading

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July / August 2018 Progress

Much of July and early August was spent completing the De Havilland & Handley Page catalogues. These are in preview and I expect to have them released very soon. These are quite hefty volumes of around 600 + pages each, … Continue reading

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72,860

72,860 .. is the number of Adverts (images) now in the database and available online. This figure also represents the completion of the processing of the last remaining  items on my computers. (some of which were originally scanned by me over 5 years … Continue reading

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April / May 2018 Updates

April / May 2018 Update The heart of this project is the Adverts Database – from this comes the books, these posts, the talks and the website. I’ve always posted Aircraft & Engine adverts as a priority, and to all … Continue reading

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