About WW1 Aero & Skyways

Our Story

This video features WW1 Aeroplanes, Inc. founder, Leo Opdycke telling the story of WW1 Aero during its 50th Anniversary year.

History Comes Alive

History comes alive within the pages of WW1 Aero and Skyways, which together offer a complete history of aviation from the pioneer era through the golden age. Each journal illustrates history in stunning detail, with rare photos, drawings and articles from preeminent aviation authors and historians. Aviation history, air museum and air show news, restoration and replica projects, original aircraft construction materials and techniques articles and the world of scale aircraft modeling were the focus of these publications, and they kept aviation historians, aircraft restorers, collectors, scale modelers and researchers from around the globe in touch as a community, long before the internet came along.

Since 2019 the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome/Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum has carried on making back issues, documents, and other related items available to the public.