AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 June 1948

The Berlin airlift begins. For more information about the airlift and the celebrations of its 70th anniversary, please check one of our featured stories.

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

19 June 1952

The maiden flight of Yakovlev Yak-25 (NATO reporting name Flashlight), turbojet interceptor aircraft. Yak-25 (initially developed as Yak-120) was answering the requirements for a long-range, high-altitude interceptor fighter, to be used in the northern and […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Mil Mi-4B

Mil Mi-4B ´2143´ (NATO reporting name ´Hound´), formerly Czechoslovak Air Force, exhibited in Kbely Aviation Museum (Letecké muzeum Kbely) Prague, Czech Republic. The Korean War (1950-1953) is sometimes called ´the first helicopter war´, due to […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

12 June 1909

The first passenger flight with two passengers performed by an aeroplane. The mentioned aircraft was Blériot XII, designed and built by the famous French aviation pioneer Louis Charles Joseph Blériot. He flew this new aeroplane […]