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Articles by Hans Wiesman:

Ekranoplans: Unreal Russian Jet Punk-like Wing-in-Ground Effect Flying Boats, with 8/10 Jet-engines, strange-looking relics of USSR’s weird Cold War military designs of the 1960s and…

The B-36 Peacemaker is the largest mass-produced piston-engine aircraft ever built with the longest wingspan of any combat aircraft ever built, at 230 ft (70.1…

In this DAKOTA HUNTER Blog, you will find the story of an almost forgotten episode in the long and fascinating history of the Civil Air Transport…

It was a chaotic Start of the Congo State. Until 1960, the Congo was under Belgian Colonial rule. On June 30 of that year, a…

The German Flak (aka Ground Anti-Aircraft) guns were most effective weapons, with the legendary Flak 88 mm as the standard version (which was also a…

Catalina

Last week Thursday 22 August, a PBY-5A Catalina, a WWII-built Flying Boat/ Amphibian came over from The Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridge, UK. to visit…

May 29th, 2019, It was an exciting event but for many Catalina Aficionados in Holland also a sad day, as their beloved PBY-5A made its…

This bunker is a type of time capsule from the Cold War whose like you will rarely see anymore, it is a weird War-Art Museum…

If you always wanted to know how many aircraft were produced during the war years, then this is your must-read list. The aircraft are ranked…

In this DAKOTA HUNTER BLOG, you will read about the concept of the Post-War Airborne Aircraft Carriers. During WWII, the flight range of the USAAF…

In this Dakota Hunter Blog, you can read about the spectacular Military career of the Consolidated PBY Catalina in the SE Pacific from 1942 until…

See photos of World’s only Veteran Aircraft of 3 wars, built 75 years ago, and still in active military service. The AC-47 T Fantasma, using…