AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 March 1931

Schweizerische Luftverkehr-AG / S.A. Suisse pour la Navigation Aérienne, an airline commonly known as Swissair, was formed. On 26th March 1931, two Swiss airlines – Ad Astra Aero (founded in 1919) and Balair (founded in […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

12 March 1938

Maiden flight of PZL.44 Wicher (English: Gale), a prototype of Polish two-engine airliner. The inter-war years were a period when aviation truly boomed all over the world. Especially in the 1930s, the popularity of air […]

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, […]