AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

14 May 1915

US Secretary of the Navy Josepus Daniels approved a contract for the first dirigible baloon for the United States Navy. The First World War was a period marked by a rapid and intensive development of […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Tecnam P2008 JC

Tecnam P2008 JC (SP-LLF, c/n 1144), LOT Flight Academy, taxiing before flying display during the Central Air Show of 100th Anniversary of the Polish Aeroclub, Rzeszów 2019. History of this light, single-engine, two-seat and high-wing […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

7 May 1942

Capt. Jean Assoland, French aviation pioneer, is shot down by British fighters over Madagascar. Jean Assoland (also known as Bernache-Assolant) began his military career with the French Navy. In 1924, at the age of 19, […]