Chasing shadows … with the old Antonov An-2

Antonov An-2

I sit near the old Antonov An-2 and gaze at the heaven pinned on the firm and welcoming earth like a thief on a cross in the ancient Roman Empire: You are sick, aren’t you?! asked a somewhat amused voice, whose face is lost in the flashing sunlight coming from above. Yes. I am! And […]

Flying straight into the sun with the old Antonov An-2

This morning no flying, just work … 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…and no flying. Do you have your […]

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, situated in the southern 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 […]