Articles tagged Charles Sims

Page 18 of June 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1952

Cars I have owned, by CG Grey

CG Grey will be remembered by the older readers of Motor Sport as the Founder and, until 1937, Editor of The Aeroplane.  He started that paper in 1911 and achieved world-wide fame for his outspoken, authoritative and always entertaining views on all aspects of aviation. I was an avid reader of The Aeroplane until Charles Grey retired from the editorial chair, and it may be that, unconsciously, I...

Page 66 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, March 1995

"C G G" A Great Editor

I became aware of The Aeroplane (6d weekly) in the early 1930s and was soon a regular reader. It was edited by the controversial and outspoken Charles Grey Grey from 1911 to 1939, and was entertaining to a degree not approached by other technical journals. I became such an enthusiastic follower of CGG's writings that when I began to write for Motor Sport from 1935 onwards, and became its full-...

Page 92 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, June 2004

Bill Boddy

From The Aeroplane to cars Every week from about 1933 until the war I read The Aeroplane, edited by the great CG Grey (CGG), who ran it as a critically outspoken weekly which would be read by those otherwise disinterested in politics but keen on aviation. He did this from 1911 until the outbreak of WWII, as I described in Motor Sport in March 1995. Aeroplane today is a high-quality monthly of...


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