2nd December 2020
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM / МиГ-21УМ

by on 5th August 2020 0
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21UM (´Mongol-B´) ´9351´, Polish Air Force, exhibited at the static display during a joint event of the 10th anniversary of F-16 service in the Polish Air Force and the Polish Air Force Day, Krzesiny Air Base, 2016. MiG-21 (NATO reporting name Fishbed or Mongol – for training, two seat variants of the... Read More

LZ 62 / Zeppelin ´L 30´

by on 7th July 2020 0
Port-side nacelle from Zeppelin ´L 30´ (factory number LZ 62), exhibited at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, Brussels (September 2016). Among the many aviation pioneers, Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin is the man who was inseparably connected with the history and development of airships. Count Zeppelin is... Read More

Farman MF.11A-2

by on 1st July 2020 0
Maurice Farman MF.11A-2, exhibited at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, Belgium (September 2016) The Farman brothers – Maurice, Richard and Henri – played an important role in the early aviation years. Impressed by the new inventions and technologies of the 1890s, they took advantage of the opportunity... Read More

Mil Mi-4B

by on 16th June 2020 0
Mil Mi-4B ´2143´ (NATO reporting name ´Hound´), formerly Czechoslovak Air Force, exhibited in Kbely Aviation Museum (Letecké muzeum Kbely) Prague, Czech Republic. The Korean War (1950-1953) is sometimes called ´the first helicopter war´, due to the first significant operational use of several types of rotorcraft within the battle zones. Following post-war analysis carried out... Read More

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

by on 14th April 2020 0
Northrop F-5E Tiger II ´J – 3030´, Swiss Air Force – flying display during the 75th anniversary of Flugplatz Meiringnen (Meiringen Air Base), June 2016. In the 1950s, Northrop Corporation developed a privately-founded project of supersonic fighter jet – F-5 Freedom Fighter, which soon became an effective and low-cost fighter for many countries. Thirteen... Read More

Messerschmitt Me-262A-1C ´Schwalbe´

by on 31st March 2020 0
Messerschmitt Me-262A-1C ´Schwalbe´ (replica) D-IMTT, rehearsal for Aviatická pout air show in Pardubice (Czech Republic), May 2016. Although the idea of jet-powered aeroplane is practically as old as the aircraft itself, the first constructions of lightweight pulsejet engines were just an interesting curiosity, without any practical application. The first ever pulsejets were patented by... Read More

Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History – Brussel

by on 24th September 2016 0
The history of the Belgian military museum starts in 1910 – during the Exposition Universelle et Internationale world fair a young officer, Louis Leconte, arranged a military exhibition of approximately nine hundred objects illustrating the military history of Belgium. The exhibition was a great success and after the fair the collection was moved to... Read More
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