WORLD WAR 1 AEROPLANES, Inc., was founded by Leo Opdycke in 1961 and incorporated as a federally recognized 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation in 1979. We publish two quarterly journals: WW1 Aero: The Journal Of The Early Aeroplane & Skyways: The Journal Of The Airplane 1920-1940. History comes alive within the pages of WW1 Aero and Skyways, which together offer a complete history of aviation from the pioneer era through the golden age. WW1 Aero details the beginnings of flight, from the time man first yearned to fly like a bird, through the primitive early flying machines, all the way to the dogfights of World War 1. Skyways indulges in the beautiful and innovative aircraft produced during the interwar period. Each journal brings you history in stunning detail, with rare photos, drawings and articles from preeminent aviation authors and historians. Take a peek at current restoration and replica projects around the world and learn about original construction materials and techniques. Read about the latest museum and air show news, find aeroplanes and parts for sale, or discover the world of vintage aircraft modeling. WW1 Aero and Skyways has it all.
WW1 Aero #220 – August 2014
100 pages – A Summary of Daimler Aero Engines: Aircraft (Part 4); The Australian Vintage Aviation Society: Bringing Aviation Past Back to Life and Giving it a Future; Lt. Hans Böhning and Royal Bavarian Jagdstaffel 76; Restoring Old Rhinebeck’s Albatros D.Va; Pilot Report: Recollections of a First Flight in Old Rhinebeck’s Albatros D.Va; Aircraft: From the Cockpit – Craftlab Albatros D.III, Fred Murrin Projects, On the Camel Trail (Update); Museums & Organizations: TAVAS Acquires Johnson Monoplane; Shuttleworth S.E.5a Announcement; Shuttleworth B.E.2e Reproductions; Military Aviation Museum Fokker D.VII; Models; Publications; Wants & Disposals
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Skyways #107 – July 2014
80 pages – Curtiss Tanager – Several articles relating to the “World’s Safest Plane” of 1930; Curtiss Tanager Scrapbook – Photos from the Cradle of Aviation Museum Archives; Curtiss Tanager in advertisements; Fate of the Tanager; Floyd Bennett Antarctic Flight Golden Treasures – The Floyd Bennett – Ford Trimotor NX4542 at the Henry Ford Museum; The Byrd Antarctic Fairchild FC-2W2; Early Seaplane Flying – Jane Rice; Long Island Seaplane Bases – Joshua Stoff; Ireland Privateer; Glenny & Henderson Gadfly; Meyers Midget; Douglas World Cruiser “Seattle II” – photos from Bob Dempster and Kurt Muller ; Milady Takes to the Air – Women in Avation in 1928; Models – Jim Lund, Models – Claudio Luchina; From the Board; W&D; Advertisements; How to get PDF and Print Issues of WWI AERO and SKYWAYS ; New Merchandise from WWI AERO & SKYWAYS!
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