Morane Saulnier Type H
July 20, 1915 | 20 июля 1915 г. by Olga
Aviators of the XVI Corps Aviation Unit on the day of St. Elijah, in Russia the Holiday of aviation and aeronautics. July 20, 1915
Авиаторы XVI корпусного авиационного отряда. Торжественное построение в день Святого Илии праздника авиации и воздухоплавания. 20 июля 1915
Marcel Pliat | Марсель Пля, 1916 by Olga
was one of several French nationals who served in the Russian Imperial
Army during World War I but he was the only black man to serve in the
Russian Imperial Air Force. Pliat was born in French Polynesia (now Tahiti) around 1890.
Golden Age Air Museum’s Spad XIII during its roll-out (Photo © Mike Damiani)
BE2c of the Great War Display Team at Farnborough in 2014.
German pilot Kurt Monnington aboard his Albatros D. V. while serving with Jasta 15, 1917-18
Handley Page HP.11
Britain made a present of one of the first Handley Pages to Germany. O/100, No.1463 flown by the RNAS on 1st January 1917 en route to Paris, landed on the first airstrip seen after breaking cloud. It was at Laon… 12 miles behind enemy lines. Among the German evaluation pilots was famous Manfred von Richthofen.
German Airman with electrical flight suit.
Ilya Muromets II Russian Heavy Bomber, 1916.