Magazine Guide: Australia
ADM stands for Australian Defence Magazine and is subtitled as 'The Defence Business Magazine' for Australia. This well respected publication is aimed mainly at the Australian and other regional defence forces and the industries that supply them. The magazine features informed coverage and in-depth analysis of major projects and equipment acquisitions, and commentary on policy. It is mainly a defence business magazine and covers policy and planning, technological developments and procurement and international developments.
Regular features include:
Although it is published monthly, ADM is in fact published 11 times a year (the December and January issues being combined).
Publisher: Yaffa Publishing
International Standard Serial Number: 1324-6550
Editor: Gregor Ferguson
Australian Aviation is a well-established magazine, having being founded in 1977. This glossy, quality publication covers all facets of the aviation and aerospace environment in Australia and the rest of the world. The magazine covers aerospace industry news, airliner development, military aviation, defence policy, general aviation, helicopters and vintage and veteran aircraft.
Australian Aviation is published monthly, but the January/February issue is combined.
Publisher: Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd
International Standard Serial Number: 0813-0876
Editor: Gerard Frawley
Aviation Business Asia Pacific
Aviation Business is aimed at people who are part of the aviation industry in Australasia, South East Asia and the South Pacific. It is meant to be read by government and commercial industry players. Aviation Business provides news and news analysis, interviews with influential industry figures and comprehensive coverage of trends and issues and also provides financial reports. Major features include fleet analysis, cargo, corporate aviation, the rotor industry, maintenance repair and overhaul, regional airlines, engines, employment and training and technology developments.
Regular features include:
Aviation Business incorporates Aircraft & Aerospace Magazine, which is the second oldest aviation magazine in the world and was first published in 1918. It started out as the Official Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society of Australia. In 2000 it was taken over by Yaffa and revitalised to stay up to date with the market it covers and the Asia Pacific suffix was added to the title. The magazine is a monthly, but is only published ten times a year.
Publisher: Yaffa Publishing Group
International Standard Serial Number: 1032-9366
Editor: Douglas Nancarrow
Aviation Trader was founded in 1988 as a publication for those wishing to buy aircraft, aircraft-related items and aviation goods and services. The publication, which consists mostly of adverts, covers the Australian region as well as New Zealand and the South Pacific.
Editor: Kevin Gosling
Asia Pacific Aviation News is a newspaper-style publication that covers airlines, airports, defence aviation, helicopters, general aviation, regulations, simulation, aircraft and engine manufacturers. It also covers aviation news in the Asia-Pacific region. Each issue has 28 pages, which are illustrated in colour.
Publisher: Asia Pacific Aviation News Pty Ltd
Editor: Phil Eagle
Asia Pacific Defence Reporter is an authoritative magazine covering defence issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The largest circulating defence magazine in Australia and New Zealand, it provides news and analysis to the defence community, industry, politicians and academics. Its primary area is focusing on issues and developments affecting the Asia-Pacific region.
The magazine was originally established in 1974 as Pacific Defence Reporter, but became Defence Reporter: Australia & Asia-Pacific in September 1990 before adopting its current title in January 2002. It is published at a rate of ten issues a year.
Publisher: Ventura Media Asia Pacific Pty Ltd
International Standard Serial Number: 1037-1427
Heli-News is the main helicopter industry magazine in the Asia-Pacific area. It provides local and world news for everyone in the industry - from commercial and private pilots to engineers, parts suppliers and operators. Regular contents includes world news, product updates, technical articles, profiles and coverage of other aviation issues.
Although it is a monthly, Heli-News is only published ten times a year (January and February are empty months).
Publisher: Cranford Publications
Pacific Flyer is billed as the magazine for recreational pilots and the publication covers ultralight and homebuilt aircraft, news and related issues.
Publisher: Khandu Publishing
Price: $69 Australian dollars for a year's subscription (locally)
Articles are welcome on CD or disk, in Microsoft Word or plain text and can be posted or emailed. Please send digital photos as high resolution separate jpegs. We also accept neat handwritten articles." No payment is made for submissions.
Pacific Wings is a general interest aviation magazine featuring high quality editorial and photographic content covering all aspects of aviation. It is New Zealand-based, but also features global content. Although a monthly, Pacific Wings is published 11 times a year.
Publisher: Pacific Wings Limited
International Standard Serial Number: 1174-8052
Cover price: NZ$8.90
Editor: Rob Neil
Australian Flying magazine is aimed at people flying and operating (mostly) light aircraft. Each issues features flying tips and techniques, news on the latest technology and accessories and news on the operations of the aviation industry.
Australian Flying is intended to inform, advise and entertain its readers, which often include flying schools, aircraft and aircraft accessory manufacturers.
Publisher: Yaffa Publishing Group
International Standard Serial Number: 0004-9123
Editor: Shelley Ross
Aero Australia is a relatively new publication, having only being launched in December 2003. This high-quality features-based publication covers commercial, military and general aviation and aviation history and the aviation industry. It caters for a wide variety of readers, including industry players, modellers, pilots and enthusiasts.
Regular features (apart from eight decent feature articles)
Cover price: $8.50
Editor: Stewart Wilson
Defence Today is a high-quality magazine covering the Australian Defence Force and defence industry. It details the Australian Defence Force's capabilities, weaponry and technology. Content includes features on air, land and maritime platforms; analysis of weaponry and firepower; evaluation of threats, capabilities and strategies for the Australian region; interviews with people in the Defence Force and industry; and the impact of world power decisions in the region. In short, Defence Today covers news, technology, strategies and predictions for all involved in defence in the Australian region.
Publisher: Strike Publications
Editor: John Armstrong
Flightpath is a high quality publication that focuses on warbirds, modern military aircraft and aviation operations and stories. Although it does have an Australian 'flavour', Flightpath also caters for international readers. It features airshow reports, warbird articles, features on aircraft preservation, contemporary opinion and historical Australian and international aviation. Flightpath is one of the world's best historical aviation publications, something owed in part to the excellent photograpy.
Publisher: Yaffa Publishing Group Pty Ltd
International Standard Serial Number: 1320-5870
Editor: Rob Fox
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