2nd August 2020
  • 2nd August 2020

Articles Posted by Kacper Kolibowski

Cub Crafters CC11-160 Carbon Cub SS / PPG

by on 20th May 2020 0

A powered paraglider (PPG) is standing on the wing of Carbon Cub during the joint flying display at the Central Air Show, organized in 2019 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Polish Aero Club. The Central Air Show was held on 31st August 2019 at Rzeszów Aero Club airfield in Jasionka, commemorating the 100th […]

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Over the Atlantic Ocean in a suit – Stanisław Skarżyński

by on 17th May 2020 0

Those roaring twenties, the ´golden years´ of aviation… This was a time when aviators outdo themselves, pushing the limits of what is possible. Aviation records were set one after another and reports of new outstanding achievements circulated the media on regular basis. Among those amazing aviation pioneers was a Polish pilot – Stanisław Skarżyński. Nowadays, […]

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Letter from the editor – April 2020

by on 26th April 2020 0

´On this day, in aviation history…´ – this is how usually begins our Facebook post on Friday, when we share with you some interesting facts from the history of aviation. Today, however, we would like to mention a day from the recent history. A day that is very important to us – one year ago, […]

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Zivko Edge 540 V3

by on 22nd April 2020 0

Kirby Chambliss in Zivko Edge 540 V3 streaking through the racetrack – Red Bull Air Race World Championship, Gdynia 2014 The history of the fastest motorsport in the world, as the Red Bull Air Race was often called, began in 2002. Back then, a well-known Hungarian aerobatic pilot Peter Besenyei introduced his concept of new […]

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Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 ´Red 3´

by on 25th March 2020 0

Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 ´Red 3´, serial number 163306, exhibited during Open Day of Aviation Legends Foundation (Fundacja Legendy Lotnictwa), Biała Podlaska (Poland), 2014. This ´Gustav´ is one of about 12,000 examples of Bf 109 manufactured in G-6 variant, which constituted about one-third of all Messerschmitt Bf 109 aircraft totally produced. The pictured aeroplane left the […]

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Letter from the editor – February 2020

by on 13th February 2020 0

Dear Readers, Followers, Friends of Afterburner, It seems, as we have celebrated the New Year yesterday, but in fact it was already over a month ago. Yes, time flies fast, there is no denying… As fast as aerobatic champion from Poland, Maciej Pospieszyński in his Extra 330, who is pictured above. The flow of time […]

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Letter from the editor – December 2019

by on 16th December 2019 0

December… The smell of mistletoe, pine mixed with the sound of jingle bells, Christmas carols and… song-which-we-all-know-but-rather-not-mention by Wham…  This last month of the year usually makes us stop and think about the passing year – was it good, or just so-so; did we realize all our plans or not? Here, at Afterburner – The […]

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The Spitfire is making history again!

by on 8th December 2019 0

On 5th August 2019, the eyes of the aviation world, were focused on the Goodwood Aerodrome in Chichester, the United Kingdom. Just then, from that very airfield, a restored and properly modified for the task, shiny bare-metal style Spitfire Mk.IX (MJ271, G-IRTY) manufactured in 1943, took-off for its record breaking flight around the world, within […]

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Antonov An-2TD ´Wiedeńczyk´ (Viennese) / XtremeAir XA41 / Sukhoi Su-26

by on 3rd December 2019 0

Antonov An-2TD ´Wiedeńczyk´, being tail chased by two aerobatic masters – Artur Kielak (Poland), in XtremeAir XA-41 and Jurgis Kairys (Lithuania), in Sukhoi Su-26. All aeroplanes are pictured while performing a joint display during the Central Air Show celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Polish Aero Club, on 31st August 2019. Through the 72 years […]

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