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Zlín XII

Zlín XII (replica of c/n 149 ´OK-IPS´, OK-YUU 81), performing a flying display during Den ve vzduchu s Plzeňským krajem air show, Plasy, April 2022. The story of Zlin – probably the most widely known […]

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Ilyushin Il-18B

Ilyushin Il-18B (c/n 189001604, OK-NAA, formerly operated by Československé aerolinie), exhibited at Letecké muzeum Kbely (Kbely aviation museum), Prague, September 2021. In the mid-1950s, the piston-powered passenger aircraft were being slowly replaced by faster and […]

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Aero Ae-45S Super

Aero Ae-45S Super (DM-SGF, formerly HA-DMD, c/n 04-013), on display at Luftfahrtmuseum Wernigerode, June 2018. A few months ago, within this weekly series, we have already introduced the history of Ae-45 / Ae-145 light utility […]

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21MF (c/n 967801, ex-Slovak Air Force ´7801´), NATO reporting name ´Fishbed-J´, static display during Slovak International Air Fest air show, Sliać air base, September 2013. At the end of 1961, the first four MiG-21 […]

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Aero Ae-145

Aero Ae-145 (c/n 171911, OK-DAJ), on apron of Pardubice airfield, awaiting departure from Aviatická pouť air show, Pardubice, June 2017. Aero – továrna létadel (Aero – the aircraft manufacturer) company was founded in 1919 and […]