AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

14 February 1943

First recorded combat of US Marine Corps F4U Corsair, during the Kahili raid (Solomon Islands), later known as ´St. Valentine´s Day Massacre´. Twelve F4Us, together with ten P-38 Lightnings, escorted nine PB4Y-1 Liberators on their […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

7 February 1906

Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov (Олег Константинович Антонов) was born. Oleg Antonov was one of the most famous aviation designers, later becoming the first director of worldwide known aircraft manufacturing company and construction bureau, that were nowadays […]