THE AEROPLANE: News from November 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940

1 November 1940

“The 60th Week of The War in the Air” proclaimed the magazine’s regular feature, and it was, in its small way, a momentous one. For this was the week The Aeroplane confirmed the entry of Italy’s Regia Aeronautica into the Battle of Britain.

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