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Category Archives: Aircraft
History: Following the success of the civilian Miles M2 Hawk Trainer as an elementary trainer in the mid-1930s, the first low-wing monoplane to be adopted as a trainer by the Royal Air Force, the company’s management decided to further develop … Continue reading
Tiger Moths Used by Czechoslovak Airmen
During WW2, for many new Czechoslovak airmen, their first encounter with the de-Havilland Tiger Moth was for their initial training aircraft at a Elementary Service Flying Training School after their selection for pilot training. These aircraft were often was also … Continue reading
Escapes of Karel Stastny
Karel Šťastný was a 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn pilot who was born at Hošťálková, Czechoslovakia on 3 August 1918. Pre-WW2 he was a pilot, at the rank of Kapitan, in the Czechoslovak Air Force. When the Germans occupied Czechoslovakia, on 15 … Continue reading
North American Harvard
History The Harvard originated as an entry for the US Army Air Corps “Basic Combat” aircraft competition in March 1937. The requirement was for a basic trainer capable of simulating the feel of a combat aircraft. The competition was won … Continue reading
Osudy ceskoslovenskych Spitfiru
Osudy československých Spitfirů Vydáno u příležitosti 75. výročí příletu československých stíhacích perutí z Velké Británie do vlasti Issued on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the arrival of Czechoslovak fighter squadrons from Great Britain to their homeland. od / … Continue reading
de Havilland Tiger Moth
History The de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth is a single-engine biplane light aircraft. It was developed principally to be used by private touring customers as well as for pilot instruction for both military and civil operators. It was a derivative … Continue reading
Spitfire AR501 – 312 Sqn
More information on Spitfire AR501 here
Czech Spitfires in the USA
The opportunity to see Spitfire Vc, AR614 DU-Z, often flow by W/Cmdr Tomáš Výbíral and Spitfire LF Mk IXe SL633, JT-10, often flow by F/Lt Karel Pošta, both of 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron.
1st Engine run for AR501
On 30 April 2017, former 310 Sqn and 312 Sqn, Spitfire AR501 has its maiden engine run after a 10 year rebuild. More details on AR501 here and its rebuild here.
A brief history about Spitfire TE566 of 312 Sqn.