Flight International cover, 9 April 2019
|Circulation||26,000 (December 2019)|
|Company||DVV Media Group|
|Based in||Sutton, London|
Flight International is a monthly magazine focused on aerospace. Published in the United Kingdom and 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 DVV Media Group. Competitors include Jane's Information Group and Aviation Week . Former editors of, and contributors include H. F. King, Bill Gunston and John W. R. Taylor.[ citation needed ]
The founder and first editor of Flight was Stanley Spooner. He was also the creator and editor of The Automotor Journal, originally titled The Automotor Journal and Horseless Vehicle.From around 1900 the journal had a separate section relating to aviation and aeronautical matters. The 5 April 1908 issue of The Automotor Jornal included a diagram of patent drawings of a plane made by the Wright Brothers. Stanley kept in contact with them via his friend Griffith Brewer. Eventually, Spooner decided that a journal focused solely on matters relating to flying should be published—and so, Flight magazine was established as an offshoot of The Automotor Journal.
Claiming to be the first aeronautical weekly in the world, Flight first appeared on 2 January 1909 as the official journal of the Aero Club of the United Kingdom (later the Royal Aero Club).In April 1934, Flight was acquired by Iliffe & Sons, who were proprietors and printers of technical magazines, one of which included Autocar . On 4 January 1962 the magazine was renamed Flight International.
In August 2019, Flight International and its associated divisions (except analytics and consulting divisions which retained by RELX as Cirium) were sold to DVV Media Group.In September 2020, Flight International switched from a weekly to monthly publication.
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.
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Stanley Spooner, was an editor and journalist. He was originally the creator and editor of an automobile journal called The Automotor And Horseless Vehicle Journal. This became known as The Automotor Journal, from April 1902. In January 1909, he was the creator and editor of the first aeronautical weekly magazine in the world called Flight, now titled Flight International. After the success of Flight, his Automotor Journal was renamed The Auto.