AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

25 June 1975

First flight of Yakovlev Yak-50, aerobatic trainer aircraft. Between 1946 and 1965, Yakovlev design bureau created, under common designation Yak-18, a series of quite different training and aerobatic aircraft. It included a variant designated Yak-18PM, […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

11 June 1937

Kawanishi E11K, a Japanese experimental flying boat performed its first flight. The story of this aircraft began in 1936, when the Imperial Japanese Navy drew up a request for a new small flying boat, intended […]

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

16 April 1969

First flight of Let L 410 Turbolet. The L 410 aircraft was developed in the 1960s, being a response to a then emerging need in the USSR for a modern, lightweight, turboprop-powered short-range passenger and […]