AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

23 October 1987

The last Lockheed F-104 Starfighter was withdrawn from the active service in Luftwaffe (West German Air Force) The Jagdbombergeschwader 34 ´Allgäu´, based at Memmingen in Bayern, was the last Luftwaffe combat squadron to withdraw the […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

9 October 1987

Maiden flight of AgustaWestland AW101 medium-lift helicopter. The origins of this helicopter date back to late 1970s, when both the Royal Navy and Marina Militare were searching for a new, modern anti-submarine rotorcraft. Developed as […]