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 #219 – May 2014
219, May 2014; 100 pages – And Triumphed Over All: Marcel-Georges Brindejonc des Moulinais, Maurice Guillaux and the Pommery Cup (Part 4); Morane-Saulnier Monoplanes (Part 3); A Summary of Daimler Aero Engines: Aircraft (Part 3); Everything Was Being Wrecked By Air-Impotence: Air Power as a Force Multiplier During the Last Days of the Arab Revolt, September 1918; The Checkerboard SPAD ; Koblenz Carnival Showbird color profiles; Aircraft: Nick Caudwell’s Sopwith Snipe Reproduction, Tim Plunkett’s Fokker D.VII reproduction; Museums & Organizations: Centenary of Military Aviation in Australia, TVAL Evening WWI Airshow; Models (WRAM Show); Aero Sim Flying (landing the Albatros); New Releases; Publications; Wants & Disposals
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Skyways #106 – April 2014
106, April 2014; 80 pages – SPECIAL LOCKHEED VEGA ISSUE: Lockheed Boasts Enviable Achievement; Remaining Lockheed Vegas; NC12288 to fly again – Excerpts from Antique Airplane Ass’n News – Brent Taylor; NC12288 – First Flight Photos – Francois Bergeon; NC12288 – Photo history:1933 through 1983; Golden Treasures – NASM’s Winnie Mae, Then and Now – Tom Polapink; NC13705, Shell’s Vega – Gerry Schwam; NC13705 – Photos from an Earlier Time –Dave Ostrowski Collection ; NC105W – Vega Restoration Updates- Kermit Weeks ; Lockheed Vega Scrapbook; Choosing an Airplane Structure; Between Aviators and Aerial Applicators – Charles Peter Colomello ; Sun-N-Fun 2014: Photo Report – Clay Hammond; Touchdown at Britton Field – Photo Collage from Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Archives; Gallery of Aircraft on Edo Floats – Joshua Stoff / Cradle of Aviation; Random Aircraft from the Late ‘20s and Early ‘30s – Air-istocrat, Mac Airliner, Airmaster Monoplane & the Pander Lightplane; Models – Lou Buffardi; Claudio Luchina’s Latest Models; From the Members; 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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