AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

15 May 1953

USAF tragic accident over Baden-Württemberg (Germany) The Republic F-84E Thunderjet (51-628) from 22nd Fighter-Bomber Squadron, deviated from its course, crossed the way of formation of four USAF Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar aircraft. While performing the […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Bell (Dornier) UH-1D Iroquois

Bell (Dornier) UH-1D Iroquois, formerly of Hubschraubergeschwader 64, exhibited at static display in Holzdorf air base, Tag der Bundeswehr 2018. Introduced in 1959, Bell UH-1 Iroquois quickly become one of the most-recognized helicopters in the […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

10 April 1963

Maiden flight of EWR VJ 101, a German experimental VTOL jet fighter. At the turn of the 1950s and 1960s, the idea of jet-powered VTOL aeroplane has spread around the world. Several nations with developed […]