History of the Air Insignia II.

As I mentioned in the previous section, in this work I will focus on the origin of the German insignia. Although the then Luftstreitkräfte was officially established in 1910 and the aircraft were initially used only for reconnaissance purposes, so there was no need to significantly mark the machine, but this was completely changed by … Read more

History of the Air Insignia I.

With today’s contribution, I would like to open a three-part topic of the history of the distinctive sign, without which the approved aircraft (apart from prototypes and demonstrators) can hardly be imagined today. It is a so-called roundel, the dominant part of every military machine serving in the air force of the country. In the case … Read more

English record holder

If a pioneer in women’s flying is mentioned, perhaps everyone will remember Amelia Earhart’s life story today, even though “only” a few films have been made about her. It is therefore a pity that her British successor Amy Johnson, who set many aviation records during her life and broke those personal times several times, is still very … Read more

The forgotten primacy

Today, probably few people know this, but long before the establishment of an independent Czechoslovakia, an important milestone in the history of world aviation began to be written in Brno. It was the takeoff of the first airship powered by an internal combustion engine and the third completed and tested vessel of its kind in … Read more