Welcome to Air-Britain

The world’s leading organisation for aviation enthusiasts!


Since 1948, Air-Britain has been bringing together spotters, historians, aviation writers, pilots and photographers - all having a passion for aircraft and aviation. Air-Britain is an international organisation with 2,800 members - many of them outside the UK. It is a registered charity (the Air-Britain Trust Ltd.) run a board of Trustees who are elected the members of the organisation.

We publish two magazines - the monthly Air-Britain News and the quarterly Aviation World. We also produce authoritative books for the spotting community - and historical books on a wide range of aviation topics.

Join us here and find out about the many faces of Air-Britain and how it can bring you into the exciting world of aviation.

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A few technical problems this morning at the warehouse, but hopefully all will be back to normal later this week. Apologies for the slight delay in getting a few orders out of the door. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Getting towards the end of a 21 year project to fully restore the oldest surviving Britten-Norman Islander, G-AVCN msn 3, the project was recently moved from the workshops to the Wight Military and Heritage Museum, near her birthplace at Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight.As a memento of the big day for BNAPS, an illustrated booklet has been produced to record the event. The booklet is in full colour, A5 size, stapled with card covers and made up of 24 pages, including cover pages, showing the move from Brickfields to the Wight Military and Heritage Museum and 4 pages of images for the operating life of Islander number 3, the various moves made VCN and key stages in the restoration work.The booklet is priced at £5.00 plus £1.00 UK p&p. If anyone is interested in purchasing a copy please reply return so that the size of the print run can be estimated. For orders placed the end of this week booklets would be delivered the end of February. All proceeds go to BNAPS for the restoration and preservation of Islander G-AVCN,Best regards,Bob - Britten-Norman Aircraft Preservation Society ChairmanBob Wealthy Solent Aeromarine Enterprises solentaeromarine@hotmail.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less
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Latest Books

A selection of our latest titles (click any image to visit our online book sales).

Why should you join Air Britain?

Subscribers get the option to subscribe to either or both of :
Aviation World - our 72 page quarterly magazine
Air-Britain News - our monthly magazine (averages 170 pages per issue)

In addition ...
- Huge discounts on our range of acclaimed books
- Access to ABIX our online discussion group
- Access to Air-Britain Travel, worldwide aviation tours

Trustee Details

The Air-Britain Trust Ltd is registered as a charity number 1161305

Click here for details of Trustees

Air-Britain supports the work of the police and other agencies in protecting aviation from criminals and terrorists.
If you see anything suspicious, call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline 0800 789321 (+44 800 789321 if outside the UK) or alert the police.