AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 February 1937

First flight of Fiat G.50 Freccia (English: Arrow), an Italian fighter aircraft. The Fiat G.50 Freccia was created to meet the demand of Regia Aeronautica (the Italian Air Force) for a modern interceptor aircraft. In […]

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F+W C-3605

F+W (EKW) C-3605 ´Schlepp´, HB-RDH (formerly Swiss Air Force C-509), target towing aircraft, taking-off for the flying display at Flugtage Schupfart air show, June 2018. The roots of this interesting aircraft could be found in […]

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Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1

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 […]

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Doflug D-3801 (M.S. 406)

Dornier Werke Altenrhein D-3801 (Swiss licence-manufactured Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406), HB-RCF, during a display at Flugtage Schupfart, Switzerland, in June/July 2018. Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406 was the first modern fighter aircraft of the French Air Force, introduced […]