Flight International

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Not to be confused with International flight.
Flight International
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Flight International cover, 16 October 2007
Editor Murdo Morrison
Categories Aerospace
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 43,000 (June 2007)
Publisher Melanie Robson
Year founded 1909
Company Reed Business Information Ltd
Country United Kingdom
Language British English
Website Flightglobal.com
ISSN 0015-3710

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"[1] it is the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine.[2][3] In the mid-1920s Flight incorporated a related journal, The Aircraft Engineer & Airships.[4]

Reed Business Information Ltd, a subsidiary of RELX Group, publishes Flight International. Competitors include Jane's Information Group and Aviation Week. Former editors of, and contributors to, Flight include Bill Gunston and John W. R. Taylor.

Illustrations[edit]

Within the Flight International archive there are illustrations of more than 1,100 military and civil aircraft, space vehicles and aero-engines, ranging from the Zeppelin to the F/A-18 Super Hornet, and the Wright Flyer to the Airbus A380. Flight International's current Technical Artists are Tim Hall, Giuseppe Picarella and Tim Bicheno-Brown.[citation needed]

Flight Daily News[edit]

Representing Flight International during major aerospace conventions and air shows is the Flight Daily News. This daily publication covers the world's four main air shows: the Farnborough Airshow, the Paris Air Show, Asian Aerospace, and the Dubai Airshow, as well as Middle East Business Aviation. In 2007, Flight Daily News was awarded the title of the world's best air show daily publication by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the World Development Forum for the third successive year.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reproduction of first cover page". Flight. 96 (3163): 51. 23 October 1969. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Flight International Offers Free Magazines to Aviation Week Readers". redOrbit. 28 August 2006. Retrieved 6 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Flight International Magazine Unveils New Look at Paris Air Show". Free Online Library. 18 June 2007. Retrieved 6 February 2009. 
  4. ^ "Flight front cover". Flight. XIX (944): 41. 27 January 1927. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

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