AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 February 1937

First flight of Fiat G.50 Freccia (English: Arrow), an Italian fighter aircraft. The Fiat G.50 Freccia was created to meet the demand of Regia Aeronautica (the Italian Air Force) for a modern interceptor aircraft. In […]

MILITARY AVIATION

On the Arctic Circle duty

Approximately a month ago we have informed about the first regular, although still called ´experimental´, deployment of the Northern Fleet fighter aircraft to Novaya Zemlya archipelago. Now, MiG-31BM interceptors of the 98th Separate Mixed Aviation […]

MILITARY AVIATION

´Eagles´ in the sky

As the press service of the Serbian MoD recently reported, pilots and technical staff of the 98th Air Brigade of the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence (98. Bаздухопловна бригада, Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

12 February 1914

The second prototype of ´Ilya Muromets´ performed a demonstration flight with 16 passengers, setting a new world record for number of passengers carried. Although Igor Sikorsky is usually associated with helicopter industry and known as […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Dassault Rafale M

Dassault Rafale M (´15´, c/n 31), Flottille 12F, Aéronavale (French Naval Aviation), NATO Tiger Meet 2014, Fliegerhorst Schleswig/Jagel, June 2014. A French-made, twin-engine multirole fighter aircraft known as the Dassault Rafale was officially introduced in […]