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AVIACTION - Pakistani Aviation Book Series Launched

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A group of aviation professionals and journalists have come together to launch book series named AVIACTION. It’s main aim is to inform public especially aviation professionals, aviation enthusiasts and people traveling to Pakistan, about the latest happenings in aviation business, especially in Pakistan.

The number 1 issue of the book series was released in May 2007.

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Cover of number 1 issue of AVIACTION book series.

Articles in number 1 issue of the book series include:

Birds and Aeroplanes – Friends or Foes – by Fasih-uz-Zaman

Pakistan Air Space in safe hands – by Tariq Ali
Includes a nice illustration showing divisions of Pakistan Airspace

SMS to ensure flight safety – by Tabassum Iftikhar Qureshi
Includes a nice photo of PIA Boeing 777-240ER taken from Karachi ATC.

Sweet Export – facilities at Jinnah International Airport – by Muhammad Mahmood Husain

Aviation & Tourism – together they prosper – by Asghar Fahim Khattak

Private Airlines – good times ahead – by Masood Anwar
Includes nice action photos of AirBlue A321 and Shaheen B737-200 taken at Karachi Airport.

Hustle Bustle at Jinnah International Airport – by Ayesha Alqama

A Pleasant Encounter with Pakistan International Airlines – by Ulfat Amer

Once a Flyer always a Flyer – by Wing Commander Rd. Khawaja Arshad
First part of PIA Boeing 737-300 commander Capt. Khawaja Arshad's autobiography. It includes a photo showing Khawaja Arshad as fighter pilot with a PAF F-86E Sabre.

Wana be an Air Hostess
Three page informative article.

Pakistan-based people interested in becoming annual subscriber of the ‘AVIACTION’ book series can use following subscription form's print-out.
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someone please scan all the pages thanks 8) :lol:

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malpensa26 wrote:someone please scan all the pages thanks 8) :lol:
how will they make money and improve upon it if someone scans pages? That's basically stealing.

I say all of us should get a subscription (if its good quality)....

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Abbas, any possiblity to subscribe overseas?
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I'll try to get subscription rates for people living outside Pakistan.
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how and from where can i get the first copy !?

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This is really good to hear. I hope the proffesionals and journalists are experts in this field and help to imrpove the standards in the Pakistani aviation market and well as promote good understanding of the pakistani aviation market compared to the world.

I would love to buy this magazine! Put me down for all of them! :wink:

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PK777 wrote:I hope the proffesionals and journalists are experts in this field ....
They definitely are.

For example some of the gentlemen who contributed articles for the inaugural issue are:

Fasih-uz-Zaman is General Manager Communications, Head Quarters CAA-Pakistan.

Tariq Ali is Deputy Chief of ATS/COM. Ops school and a senior instructor at the CAA training institute Hyderabad.

Tabassum Iftikhar Qureshi is Senior Air Traffic Control Officer.

Muhammad Mahmood Husain is Senior Air Traffic Controller.

Masood Anwar is experienced journalist working for Pakistan's leading English daily 'The News'.

Asghar Fahim Khattak is Senior Admin Officer, New Islamabad Airport.
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That is indeed an interesting line up! Maybe with better and more up to date information we may see better safety standards, and critical evaluations of the Pakistani aviation market.

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Post by PK777 »

Whatever happened to this magazine? Its been like 2 years!

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Stopped publishing after release of few issues.
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Abbas Ali wrote:Stopped publishing after release of few issues.
now that the magazine has closed down is it possible to scan in the few issues that were released?

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nopy99 wrote:
Abbas Ali wrote:Stopped publishing after release of few issues.
now that the magazine has closed down is it possible to scan in the few issues that were released?
i don't think so as a copyright issue will float over :roll: unless a premission granted by the publisher to re-publish
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Would be nice to get contributions from / about PAF also.
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