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I had to fight for this one!

June 2020 update I’ve just updated the database with around 250 new items from 1915. As well as correcting a number of typos I’m progressively adding location information to company fields. It’s unfortunate that UK Post Codes as we now … Continue reading

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May 2020 Update

1948 updated – 953 new entries. To be honest I’d forgotten about this update until I was checking some (old) folders for stray ads ready for indexing and discovered about 50% of the entries for 1948 hadn`t been entered – … Continue reading

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April 2020 Update

As I write this it’s the fifth week of the Covid 19 ‘lockdown’ and the aviation industry has suffered a massive shock with an almost unprecedented disruption to normal operations and no sign of when things will return to some … Continue reading

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March 2020 Update

March 2020 Update I’ve just updated the database with around 400 entries from 1927-1976, but the bulk of the new items are from 1932 and 1933, and of these the majority are from Popular Flying Magazine. Popular Flying was a … Continue reading

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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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