The Aviation Historian

Issue 21: out now

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AQV monoplaneRediscovered in Italy’s archives: The high-flying AQV monoplane

Vehicle loading into a Silver City Bristol FreighterOpen wide! Cars over the Channel in Silver City’s Freighters

Sabre wreckage - tail sectionBit late on the round-out there: Imperial Iran’s aerobatic team

View over snowcaps through propellorWorld’s best flying club: an RAF Victoria on tour in Africa

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