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Canadian Digital Archive

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Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition 2019 Winners

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Wind in the Wires back issues

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Journal Index to Vol. 50

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CCI Book: Jewish Flyers in the World War

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Aerosociety Podcasts

read moreFlying Historic Aeroplanes

Best WW1 Aviation Art 2018

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Baptism of Fire

read moreThe RFC in the first year of the Great War

CCI Book: Wings Over Mesopotamia

read moreWings Over Mesopotamia, Air War in Iraq 1914-18

Clerget Assembly

read moreVirtual movie showing assembly of a 130 hp Clerget 9B

Why join CCI?

read moreA short essay, by Trevor Henshaw

The Flying Machine

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HMS President Update

read moreOne of only three surviving British WW1 warships

CCI Book: Lawrence of Arabia and Middle East Air Power

read moreLawrence of Arabia & Middle East Air Power

Air Britain

read moreSales discount for members of Cross & Cockade International

Sky Their Battlefield 2

read moreThe Sky Their Battlefield II is available through Cross & Cockade International for £40.00 (softback) or £50.00 (hardback) plus postage.

Revised Constitution

read moreAt our AGM in April we changed our constitution in two minor ways:

Australian Airmen

read moreAustralian Airmen of the Great War - a new database


read moreReaders of aviation magazines this month will have been pleasantly surprised to read that Peter Jackson's New Zealand based operation, TVAL, has recently flown a replica DH4 in USAS colours.

The Sky Their Battlefield II

read moreThis new book, The Sky Their Battlefield II, is available through Cross & Cockade International for £40.00 (softback) or £50.00 (hardback) plus postage.

Winged Victor

read moreGordon Atkins' acclaimed biography of Victor Yeates, "Winged Victor" has been out of print for some little while. We're delighted to announce that the biog of the author of classic WW1 aviation "novel" (almost an autobiography ...) "Winged Victory" is now available as a PDF download from Cross & Cockade International.

Godwin Brumovski - book

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Available exclusively from the Cross & Cockade International web shop; Hauptmann Godwin von Brumowski: Austria-Hungary's Ace of Aces for £15.00 plus postage.

Pathe News

read moreA selection of First World War footage from Pathe News, covering the Royal Air Force, British, French and American airmen, zeppelins, balloons, plane wrecks and the Royal Navy Air Service.

34 & 42 Sqn Officers

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Book on French Markings

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Pension Records

read moreIn November 2012, The Western Front Association announced the acquisition of some 6.5 million Pension Records Index Cards and Ledgers (PRCs).

Propeller Books

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Bob Gardner is the leading expert on propeller design and manufacture in WW1. Over the past few years, Bob has been bringing out a series of books on British propellers and menufacturers, which, when complete, will doubtless be the definitive word. These books are now available through the society's web shop.

"Flight" Index, and 66, 34 & 42 sqdn

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Many of our members have put countless hours into developing their own research tools. Here, some members have allowed us to post their work - for you to download - for free.

Dolphin Monograph

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The society's first book, "Nieuports in RFC, RNAS & RAF Service", has sold out - and is now available as a download. Our second book was the hugely popular "Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b/d & Variants in RFC, RAF, RNAS & AFC Service".

Now here's the third in the series: "Sopwith Dolphin in RFC, RNAS, RAF and Polish Service" - available to order now - shipping from 16th March 2012.

Alex Imrie

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It has been confirmed by Alex's family that he passed away, after a short illness, on 4th June 2011.

A full obituary (below) has been prepared by the family.

Nieuport Book

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It's back! Our first monograph, the widely acclaimed Nieuports in RNAS, RFC and RAF Service is available for sale again.

Stripped Camel!

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We are offering for download a most interesting eBook, by Martin Koopman, which shows the construction of the Sopwith Camel in all it's intricate detail. The eBook includes 47 pages in full colour, 420 mm x 297 mm, with a resolution of 120 dpi.

FE2b/d Monograph - corrections

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