German Airman with electrical flight suit.
Ilya Muromets II Russian Heavy Bomber, 1916.
Bristol F.2 Fighter was a British two-seat biplane fighter and reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War developed at the Bristol Aeroplane Company. It is often simply called the Bristol Fighter.
1916 Fokker EIII 417_16 – R. Sherry
Nieuport 23 ‘Bob’
The plane belonging to commander of 1st BAG Boris Guber. Autumn 1917. ‘Bob’ – personal emblem of pilot. Later this plane fall into Ukrainian’s hands.
Nieuport 11/16 Bebe
Nesterov was a Russian pilot, an aircraft designer and an aerobatics pioneer.
Nesterov became the first pilot to destroy an enemy airplane in flight. During the Battle of Galicia on 25 August 1914.
Eager to destroy enemy aircraft, he probably intended to hit it with a glancing blow but damaged his own aircraft as much as the enemy’s and both planes crashed.
He died of his wounds the next day.
Personnel with captured Fokker D. VII aircraft of the German Air Force, Hounslow, Mddx., 1919.