AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

5 February 1960

Maiden flight of PZL TS-11 ´Iskra´, a Polish jet trainer aircraft. The idea of creating a jet-powered trainer for the Polish Air Force was born in the middle of 1950s, upon the introduction of jet […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

1 May 1960

´U-2 incident´ Francis Gary Powers, flying the U-2 spy-aircraft, was shot down near Sverdlovsk. If you want to learn more about the incident and its background, we recommend to check one of our ´Photo of […]