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

2 April 1937

Svenska Aeroplan AktieBolag (SAAB) company is founded. ´Our country should manufacture its own weapons as much as possible. We have good shipyards and armouries but we have no production in the country for warplanes.´ These […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

15 January 1937

Maiden flight of Beechcraft Model 18, commonly known as ´Twin Beech´ – a six to eleven seat, twin-engine light aircraft, developed by the Beech Aircraft Corporation of Wichita, Kansas. In the late 1930s, after being […]