Piper Cub

The Piper Cub is the aircraft that made flying accessible to most and is often called the “Ford Model T” of aviation. With over 19,000 Cubs produced until 1946, it is still a very popular aircraft and copies are still being produced today, more than 70 years after its first flight.   1. This Cub, […]

Tupolev SB

   1. This Tupolev SB 2M-103 was captured by Finland and flew with 2/LeLv 6 in autumn of 1942. 2. This Tupolev SB 2M-103 was transfered from the Soviet VVS to the Chinese AF and carried the markings of these two forces. It was later captured by Japanese troops.

Heinkel He 51

The Heinkel He 51 was at best an average plane but remains the symbol of the rebirth of the Luftwaffe. It was used in Spain during the civil war by the Condor Legion, before giving way to its far more successful successor, the Messerschmitt Bf 109. 1. He 51 of JG 132 “Richtofen”, I. Gruppe, […]