Flight International cover, 16 October 2007
|Circulation||43,000 (June 2007)|
|Company||Reed Business Information Ltd|
Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted to the Interests, Practice, and Progress of Aerial Locomotion and Transport", it is the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine.
Flight International is published by Reed Business Information. Competitors include Jane's Information Group and Aviation Week. Former editors of, and contributors to, Flight include Bill Gunston and John W. R. Taylor.
Claiming to be the first aeronautical weekly in the world, Flight first appeared on the on 2 January 1909 as the official journal of the Aero Club of the United Kingdom (later the Royal Aero Club). The magazine was an off-shoot of the The Automotor Journal. On 4 January 1962 it was renamed Flight International.
- Bruce 1982, p. 133
- Ward, Arthur (2015). A Guide to War Publications of the First & Second World War: From Training Guides to Propaganda Posters. Pen and Sword. p. 39. ISBN 9781783831548.
Founded in 1909, Flight (now Flight International) the British produced global aerospace weekly and the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine, was another publisher of specialist information which appeared as wartime paper restrictions allowed to keep enthusiasts up to date in aircraft design and performance.
- "FlightGlobal". Reed Business Information. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- Robertson, Bruce (1982). Aviation Enthusiasts' Data Book. Cambridge, England: Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 0-85059-500-2.
- Reed Business Information
- Reed Elsevier
- Flight archives Flightglobal.com
- Aerospace illustrations ("cutaways") on Flight International's website (snapshot of site from December 2012)