Images below are samples of actual scans used in DVD 2 which were taken from original magazines.

Click on a corner to turn the pages. Click on an area to zoom in (when zoomed in click, hold and drag to move page around), press Esc or click again to zoom out.


The DVD is in PDF format and contains a search function.

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DVD1 Now Available !

DVD 2 sold out


DVD 3 in stock


DVD 4 1995-2000

due late 2020

Each of the 4 DVDs contains:

  • Around 7,000 pages
  • Indexed and digitally searchable data
  • Photographs and memorabilia
  • PDF format
  • Search Function
  • Search Facility Instructions

We are pleased to announce that the long-awaited DVD 1 is now available, this covering the period 1957 to 1981. DVD 3 is available again. We expect DVD 4 to be ready in 2020 also.


Background to the DVDs

Between 1957 and 2000 the British Aviation Research Group (as it became known after a total of four name changes) produced approximately 29,000 pages of primarily military aviation data and photographs in BARG’s magazines and many other books and monographs.

BARG has for years felt that it would be very sensible to digitise all such information so it would be easily accessible to present and future historians and researchers.

Each DVD contains around 7,000 pages of indexed and digitally searchable data, photographs and memorabilia. The DVD also contains search instructions. The most challenging and complex, is DVD 1 (1957 -1981) containing different sizes of newsletters and magazines of varying quality, printing methods and typefaces, ranging from stencils to those produced with the now obsolete inked-fabric ribbon and electric ‘Golfball’ typewriter. Hence DVD 1 being produced out of sequence.

DVD 1 and DVD 3 are now available; DVD 4 (1995-2000) is currently in preparation.

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