AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

28 August 1963

Collision of two KC-135A-BN Stratotankers from the USAF 19th Bomb Wing, west of Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean. Two flying tankers, 61-0322 (c/n 18229) and 61-0319 (c/n 18226) were on return flight to Homestead air base (Florida) […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1

Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1 (also known as Ближний Истребитель – short range interceptor), prototype of a rocket-powered interceptor from 1940s, exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, July 2017. Shortly before the German […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

21 August 1974

The first flight of Hawker Siddeley Hawk, a jet-powered advanced training aircraft. Manufactured subsequently by Hawker, British Aerospace and then BAE Systems companies (with the licence production in India, by Hindustan Aeronautic Ltd.), Hawk is […]