2nd December 2020
  • 2nd December 2020

AVIATION HISTORY

Aircraft and a whole lot more – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles

by 15th November 2020 0

Just about five kilometres from the Moscow city limits, located in the small settlement called Arkhangelskoye, there is one of the most amazing museums in Russia and even in Europe – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles (Музей техники Вадима Задорожного). One building with three floors of exhibition halls and more than 3,5 hectare of...

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The fascinating world of airships and naval aviation – Aeronauticum Nordholz

by 24th October 2020 0

A few kilometres from Cuxhaven, the well-known tourist spot of the North Sea, the Nordholz Naval Airbase (Fliegerhorst Nordholz) is located. And next to the main entrance to the base, one of the most interesting aviation museums in Europe can be found – Deutsches Luftschiff- und Marinefliegermuseum Nordholz, commonly known as ´Aeronauticum´. The official...

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From Chapayev´s hat to intercontinental ballistic missile – the Central Armed Forces Museum in Moscow

by 14th August 2020 0

When we talk about Russian military museums, usually Monino and Kubinka are the first that come to mind. And, without a doubt, those two locations are the best known ones, being the ´dream spot´  for every military history enthusiast. However, those two museums are just a tip of the iceberg and there are dozen...

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Over the Atlantic Ocean in a suit – Stanisław Skarżyński

by 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....

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Flying the impossible – an incredible story of daring flights

by 25th April 2020 0

Since the beginning of aviation, pulling off the impossible was a quite popular stunt among the pilots. Especially the well-known landmarks were seducing aviators for a spectacular flight around or through them, that could bring popularity and attention. Some of those incredible tricks were carefully planned in advance, but many were done spontaneously. Just...

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The Spitfire is making history again!

by 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,...

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