17th September 2020
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Light and shadow of Jester – a story of Marineflieger P-3C Orion MPA (1)

by on 17th July 2020 0
Already shortly after its creation, the post-World War II German naval aviation (Marineflieger), started to play a significant role within the NATO structure in Northern Europe. Officially established in 1956, the naval aviation arm of Bundeswehr was developed with a considerable assistance of the United Kingdom that offered knowledge, training and also aircraft. The... Read More

Fiat G.91 R/4

by on 14th July 2020 0
Fiat G.91 R/4 ´75+00´ (formerly BD+248, German Air Force) exhibited at Luftfahrtmuseum Wernigerode, June 2018. Fiat G.91, a jet fighter-bomber designed by Fiat Aviazione (later Aeritalia) in early 1950s, was a result of both Korean War experiences and NATO Basic Military Requirement 1 (NBMR-1) project, aiming for creation of ´Light Weight Strike Fighter´ for... 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

Westland Whirlwind HAR.10

by on 26th May 2020 0
Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 helicopter, formerly the Royal Air Force ´XP339´, currently exhibited in Luftfahrtmuseum Wernigerode, Germany. In 1946, the Westland company bought the licence rights to manufacture the Sikorsky S-51 helicopter, under the name of Westland Dragonfly. Four years later, the rights to produce another Sikorsky-designed rotorcraft were purchased by Westland –  H-19 Chickasaw... Read More

Bell (Dornier) UH-1D Iroquois

by on 5th May 2020 0
Bell (Dornier) UH-1D Iroquois, formerly of Hubschraubergeschwader 64, exhibited at static display in Holzdorf air base, Tag der Bundeswehr 2018. Introduced in 1959, Bell UH-1 Iroquois quickly become one of the most-recognized helicopters in the world. This came about due to the Vietnam War, the conflict in which Bell´s new rotorcraft seen its operational... Read More

Junkers Ju 52/3mte (CASA 325L)

by on 30th July 2019 0
Junkers Ju 52/3mte ´Rudolf von Thüna´ replica, exhibited in the Munich Airport Visitor Park, made by re-painting the CASA 352L aircraft, a Spanish version of Ju 52, manufactured between 1945 and 1952. The CASA 352L that could be found in Munich, was produced in 1947 (or 1949, depending on the source) and since 1949... Read More
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