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Belgrade. Museum of Aviation
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:09 am
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I've just started posting pictures to Flickr covering the Museum in Belgrade.
It has some very interesting pieces, but the building is literally failing apart:
www.flickr.com/photos/...723079905/

Let's start with a classic:


Bf 109 G by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:10 am
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A sleek, twin-engined prototype. The pilot was in a prone position:


Ikarus 451 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:51 am
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Wow, that's great stuff! Thank you for sharing!!!!


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:58 am
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More will follow soon. Stay tuned Smile

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:16 pm
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The Ikarus 451 airframe evolved into a twin jet version:


Ikarus 451 M by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:27 pm
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Here is the final version:


Ikarus 451 MM by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:24 pm
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At first glance it may look like a Yak-9, but it's an Ikarus S-49:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikarus_S-49


Ikarus S-49 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:47 pm
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I'm absolutely enthralled by that Ikarus 451, particularly the propellor-driven version. Unconventional, sleek, obviously quite small, and had to be an absolute handful with one engine out. But also a very strangely beautiful aircraft in its own way.

I read a Wikipedia article on the series and it was very enlightening. Thanks for pointing out an aircraft type that I'd never seen before in all my long years of being an aircraft fanatic.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:42 pm
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Yes, the whole Ikarus 451 series is quite fascinating and not well-know, even among the enthusiasts.

I may have some additional surprising types among the pictures I took in Luzern and Dubendorf (Switzerland) museums too.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:25 am
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Another pretty rare bird:


Short Sealand by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:30 am
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Beautiful pics and planes. Keep em comin.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:26 am
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Soko J-22 Orau by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Utva 213 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:27 am
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The whole set (56 pics) is on Flickr:
www.flickr.com/photos/...527070133/

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