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Panoz

"By Day and Night" series in Aeroplane Magazine

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I read in an older post that there was a series of articles published in Aeroplane Magazine between February and May 1995 covering RAF Interwar bombers.

The series was supposedly similar to the older "On Silver Wings" which later appeared as a book by Osprey.

I know that the Vickers Vildebeest was one of the types covered; what about the rest? Are those issues worth tracking down?

Since I never had the original magazines articles on the fighters (just the Osprey title), do they also have R. Ward's artwork and A. Granger's plans?

TIA

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I have all those magazines. If you are interested in them drop me a line as I want to part the my entire set!

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I read in an older post that there was a series of articles published in Aeroplane Magazine between February and May 1995 covering RAF Interwar bombers.

The series was supposedly similar to the older "On Silver Wings" which later appeared as a book by Osprey.

I know that the Vickers Vildebeest was one of the types covered; what about the rest?

They all had artwork, don't recall plans. The series ran for several years and covered every post war bomber from the DH9/Vimy - usually over two or three parts. Would have made a great book.

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I read in an older post that there was a series of articles published in Aeroplane Magazine between February and May 1995 covering RAF Interwar bombers.

The series was supposedly similar to the older "On Silver Wings" which later appeared as a book by Osprey.

I know that the Vickers Vildebeest was one of the types covered; what about the rest? Are those issues worth tracking down?

Since I never had the original magazines articles on the fighters (just the Osprey title), do they also have R. Ward's artwork and A. Granger's plans?

TIA

I started a list of this and other series in Aeroplane Monthly. Here what I have so far on "By Day and by Night":

1 DH9A Jun 1992

2 DH9A Jul 1992

3 DH9A Ago 1992

4 Airco D.H.10 Amiens Set 1992

5 Airco D.H.10 Amiens Out 1992

6 Vickers Vimy Nov 1992

7 Vickers Vimy Dez 1992

8 Fairey Fawn Jan 1993

9 Fairey Fawn Fev 1993

10 Avro Aldershot Mar 1993

11 Avro Aldershot Abr 1993

12 Vickers Virginia Mai 1993

13 Vickers Virginia Jun 1993

14 Vickers Virginia Jul 1993

15 H.P. Hyderabad and Hinaidi Ago 1993

16 H.P. Hyderabad and Hinaidi Set 1993

17 Hawker Horsley Out 1993

18 Hawker Horsley Nov 1993

19 Fairey Fox Dez 1993

20 Fairey Fox Jan 1994

21 Fairey Fox Fev 1994

22 Fairey IIIF and Gordon Mar 1994

23 Fairey IIIF and Gordon Abr 1994

24 Fairey IIIF and Gordon Mai 1994

25 Fairey IIIF and Gordon Jun 1994

26 Wapiti and Wallace Jul 1994

27 Wapiti and Wallace Ago 1994

28 Wapiti and Wallace Set 1994

29 Wapiti and Wallace Out 1994

30 Sidestrand and Overstrand Nov 1994

31 Sidestrand and Overstrand Dez 1994

32 Sidestrand and Overstrand Jan 1995

33 Vildebeest and Vincent Fev 1995

34 Vincents in service Mar 1995

35 Vildebeest in service Abr 1995

36 Hawker Harts and Hinds Mai 1995

37 Hawker Harts and Hinds Jun 1995

38 Hawker Hart and Hind Jul 1995

39 Hawker Hart and Hind Ago 1995

40 Hawker Audax and Hardy Set 1995

41 Hawker Hardy Out 1995

42 Handley Page Heyford Nov 1995

43 Handley Page Heyford Dez 1995

44 Handley Page Heyford Jan 1996

45 Handley Page Heyford Fev 1996

Edit: List complete. A great series, in the same format of "On Silver Wings", would make a great book.

Carlos

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Thanks for the replies everyone.

Don't even want to think how much it would cost to buy all those magazines and have them shipped to Greece. :shocked: Oh well, never mind... :crying:

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