Fender releases refreshed Aerodyne Special series, putting a radical contemporary spin on its Stratocaster, Telecaster and bass models

Fender Aerodyne Special Series
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has reissued its Japanese-made Aerodyne Special series of electric guitars, which puts a radical contemporary twist on the Big F’s classic Stratocaster, Telecaster, Precision Bass and Jazz Bass designs.

The latest installment of the Aerodyne series – which first debuted in the early 2000s – is arguably its most modern-minded yet, introducing a whole new color palette and a range of intriguing specs that aim to deliver both heritage Fender feel and forward-thinking tones.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.