Chasing shadows … with the old Antonov An-2.

Antonov An-2

I sit near the old Antonov and gaze at the heaven pinned on the firm and welcoming earth like a thief on a cross in the ancient Roman Empire: You’re sick, aren’t you?! asked a somewhat amused voice, whose face is lost in the flashing sunlight. I am! And when you think that I was […]

We Flew Straight Into the Sun

The morning didn’t announce any special flying event … I went to the airfield, as planned, we had to paint the runway markings in white, so that it could be visible from the air. So, the day would be very hot and with a lot of hard work in the sun… Do you have your camera […]

Stuka Pilot Adj. Stg. Aviator Ioan Clop. In Memoriam.

Stuka Pilot Adj. Stg. Aviator Ioan Clop. In Memoriam.

On February 11th, 1944, a Junkers Ju-87 Stuka crashed down in a swamp near Kroscienko Wyzne, in the south part of Poland. 71 years later, on November 5th, 2015, the archaeologists of the Military Museum in Krosno started the procedures to recover the Ju-87 Stuka wreck. The initiative to locate and extract the Stuka wreck belonged to […]