AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 March 1931

Schweizerische Luftverkehr-AG / S.A. Suisse pour la Navigation Aérienne, an airline commonly known as Swissair, was formed. On 26th March 1931, two Swiss airlines – Ad Astra Aero (founded in 1919) and Balair (founded in […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Lavochkin La-250A / Ла-250A

Lavochkin La-250A ´Anaconda´ (Ла-250A «Анаконда»), the fourth prototype of high-altitude interceptor, open-air exhibition at the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, July 2017. With continuous growth of the jet-powered aviation, that arrived in the mid-1950s, […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

12 March 1938

Maiden flight of PZL.44 Wicher (English: Gale), a prototype of Polish two-engine airliner. The inter-war years were a period when aviation truly boomed all over the world. Especially in the 1930s, the popularity of air […]