26th October 2020
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The fascinating world of airships and naval aviation – Aeronauticm Nordholz

by on 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... Read More

Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1

by on 25th August 2020 0
Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1 (also known as Ближний Истребитель – short range interceptor), prototype of a rocket-powered interceptor from 1940s, exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, July 2017. Shortly before the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 and based on the past experiences from the air combat in two... 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

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105 / МиГ-105

by on 21st January 2020 0
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105.11 test orbital vehicle, also known as Experimental Passenger Orbital Aircraft – EPOS (экспериментальный пилотируемый орбитальный самолет – ЭПОС), exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow area. The idea of an orbital spaceplane, that could be easily adopted for military purposes, was born as early as 1920s. One of the... 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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