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Fiat G.91 R/4

Fiat G.91 R/4 ´75+00´ (formerly BD+248, German Air Force) exhibited at Luftfahrtmuseum Wernigerode, June 2018. Fiat G.91, a jet fighter-bomber designed by Fiat Aviazione (later Aeritalia) in early 1950s, was a result of both Korean […]

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LZ 62 / Zeppelin ´L 30´

Port-side nacelle from Zeppelin ´L 30´ (factory number LZ 62), exhibited at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, Brussels (September 2016). Among the many aviation pioneers, Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

26 June 1948

The Berlin airlift begins. For more information about the airlift and the celebrations of its 70th anniversary, please check one of our featured stories.

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Westland Whirlwind HAR.10

Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 helicopter, formerly the Royal Air Force ´XP339´, currently exhibited in Luftfahrtmuseum Wernigerode, Germany. In 1946, the Westland company bought the licence rights to manufacture the Sikorsky S-51 helicopter, under the name of […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

22 May 1991

The last operational flight of F-104 Starfighter in the German Air Force. Lockheed F-104G Starfighter ´98+04´, operated by the Wehrtechnische Dienststelle 61 (Technical and Airworthiness Centre) in Manching, took-off for the last operational flight of […]