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Soviet aircraft during the Khalkin Gol conflict in August 1939

Soviet aircraft during the Khalkin Gol conflict in August 1939

L’expo Star Wars Identities à la Cité du Cinéma de Paris du 15 février au 30 juin 2014

L’expo Star Wars Identities à la Cité du Cinéma de Paris du 15 février au 30 juin 2014

And yet another Star Wars post, this time around it is a whole exhibition dedicated to the Star Wars franchise and its fans. Star Wars Identities is an exhibition that will be held at Montreal, Can.

The Farman F.220 and its derivatives were thick-sectioned, high-winged, four engined monoplanes from Farman Aviation Works. Based on the push-pull configuration proven by the F.211, design started in August 1925 and the first flight of the prototype was on May 26, 1932. The definitive F.222 variant was the biggest bomber to serve in France between the world wars.

French Farman heavy bomber (introduction - build - cca speed - 320 km/h; bombs - 5190 kg)

This Day in Aviation History  May 26th, 1932  First flight of the Farman F.220.     The Farman F.220 and its derivatives were thick-sectioned, high-winged, four engined monoplanes from Farman Aviation Works. Based on the push-pull configuration proven by the F.211, design started in August 1925 and the first flight of the prototype was on May 26, 1932. The definitive F.222 variant was the biggest bomber to serve in France between the world wars. One variant was designed as an airliner....

This Day in Aviation History May 26th, 1932 First flight of the Farman F.220. The Farman F.220 and its derivatives were thick-sectioned, high-winged, four engined monoplanes from Farman Aviation Works. Based on the push-pull configuration proven by the F.211, design started in August 1925 and the first flight of the prototype was on May 26, 1932. The definitive F.222 variant was the biggest bomber to serve in France between the world wars. One variant was designed as an airliner....

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.  Their story is one of courage, sexism, patriotism but above all, a story about women who wanted to break the confines of the world they lived in - and reach for the skies ~

During WWII 168 female pilots fought against all the odds for the right to aid the war effort. They were expected to fly wherever the need was greatest , in whatever aircraft was required - one in 10 women pilots died flying for the ATA.

Albert Ball, decorated British flying ace during World War I. Died at the age of 20 while pursuing the brother of the infamous (and also dashing) Red Baron through a cloudbank.  Submitted by agreeablecar

Nottingham’s Albert Ball, decorated British flying ace during World War I. Died at the age of 20 while pursuing the brother of the infamous Red Baron through a cloud bank.

One of the most remarkable planes of all times. The North American XB-70 Valkyrie

North American NASA / USAF Valkyrie - Strategic Experimental Bomber Aircraft History, Pictures and Facts

Stukas  were dive bombers with a 2 man crew. A pilot and a rear gunner.made their combat debut in 1936.Over Po;and in 1939

The Ju Stuka dive bomber. It was the scourge of the Battle of France but suffered terrible casualties in the Battle of Britain. So much so that after August 1940 it was withdrawn from the battle entirely.

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