AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

4 December 1938

Miles M.18 aeroplane performed its maiden flight The Miles M.18 was a British light civil utility aircraft designed in late 1930s by Walter G. Capley. This single-engine, twin-seat, low-winged and fixed undercarriage aeroplane was built […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

27 November 1989

Lockheed L-100 Hercules of Tepper Aviation crashed on final approach to the airport in Jamba, Cuando Cubango, Angola. In November 1975, Angola has won independence from Portugal. However, that did not mean an immediate peace, […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

13 November 1940

Handley Page Halifax entered service with No. 35 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouse. The Handley Page Halifax was a heavy bomber with a double vertical stabilizer, developed in response to Specification P.13/36 issued by the British […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

6 November 1936

Generalmajor Hugo Sperrle was entrusted the command of Legion Condor, with the field command given to Oberstleutnant Wolfram von Richthofen. When a military coup of Spain took place on 17th July 1936, the country, divided […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

PZL M18B Dromader

PZL M18B Dromader, SP-FOH, taxiing after the water drop display – air show at the 11th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships 2019 in Toruń, Poland. The PZL M18 Dromader is a Polish agricultural and fire-fighting […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

16 October 1958

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser of the Pan Am Flight 6, made an emergency landing in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The Pan Am Flight 6 (sometimes erroneously referred as Flight 943) was the multi-stopover airline […]