Tag Archive: Norway

Oct 25 2017

Fieseler Storch flies again in Norway

  From Aerodynamic Media: Warbirds of Norway’s Fieseler Fi 156 Storch Wk.Nr. 1816, built by Morane-Saulnier in Puteaux, France, flew again earlier this month in Kjeller. After serving with the French air force, the aircraft joined the civilian registry as F-BJQB until 1970, when it was exported to the US. It has been restored to be …

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Oct 01 2016

Norwegian Starfighter flies again !

The Friends of the Norwegian Starfighter’s ex-Norwegian AF, Canadian-built CF-104D Starfighter flew again for the first time in 33 years on September 28 in Bodø, Norway. The restoration of the aircraft began in 2003, culminating with this week’s first flight with Eskil Amdal at the controls. You can enjoy the unique “howl” made by the …

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Oct 04 2015

Blériot XI-2 replica gets airborne in Norway

Øyvind Ellingsen, the chairman of Warbirds of Norway, recently took his new Blériot XI-2 replica for a short hop. The aircraft, equipped with a 110 hp Le Rhone rotary engine, was built by Craftlab workshop in Austria and is a replica of  “Nordsjøen”, the aircraft used by Trygve Gran, the first person to fly across the …

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Oct 29 2014

Handley-Page Halifax discovered in Norwegian fjord

A research team from the Marine Technology Center at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway has discovered the sunken wreck of an RAF Handley Page Halifax under roughly 180m of water on the bottom of a nearby fjord. The aircraft is very likely Halifax Mk II W7656 of No 35 Squadron, …

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Jun 04 2012

Rare Heinkel He 115 recovered from the sea in Norway

After the  recovery of a rare Heinkel He 219 in Denmark in April, a just-as-rare German Heinkel He 115 floatplane has been recovered from the sea near Stavanger in Norway. The aircraft was lying on its back under 60 ft of water since World War II. Although it appears to be in a remarkable state …

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