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Bill Boddy

The Aeroplane man with a love for cars C G Grey was editor of The Aeroplane for nearly three decades. His approach to the job impressed a young Bill Boddy Years ago, when I lived in West Norwood, I was so very anxious to enjoy The Aeroplane magazine that I used to go by bus up to Piccadilly every Thursday to buy it a day early. It was so entertainingly edited by C G Grey, just as today’s...

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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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