AVIATION POSTCARD CLUB INTERNATIONAL
NEWSLETTER NO. 55
ART IN THE AIR
Editorial impressions by
As previewed in March this
issue features the researches of Philip Swales into
30s aviation artist Howard Leigh. Here are two typical views, a Westland
Lysander and the Short-Mayo Maia-Mercury flying-boat/seaplane composite.
The theme of British artist
cards taken up elsewhere in an extended What Do You Know and one of the odder
types pictured by Leigh turns up in Worth a Second Glance.
Looking forward to September, a few members have welcomed the “themed
issue” approach so I will be looking for contributions on an Arctic/Antarctic
theme for December (exploration, far-north airports etc) and, in case the A.380
actually makes it into service near September , anything on “the biggest”
(Dornier Do.X, Brabazon, Princess
Ju.G38, B-36, XC-99 or anything else that made such a claim in its time) for
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