AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

13 November 1940

Handley Page Halifax entered service with No. 35 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouse. The Handley Page Halifax was a heavy bomber with a double vertical stabilizer, developed in response to Specification P.13/36 issued by the British […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1

Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 / БИ-1 (also known as Ближний Истребитель – short range interceptor), prototype of a rocket-powered interceptor from 1940s, exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, July 2017. Shortly before the German […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

31 July 1944

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry took-off for his last flight, a reconnaissance mission over the Rhone Valley. Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupéry – an aviator that needs no introduction. Who has not heard about ´The […]