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Stefan Bastyr – first pilot of the independent Poland

Fokker Bastyra
5th November should be celebrated as the Day of the Polish Air Forces. While the first liberated occupant’s airbase was in Cracow, the first fight for the Polish independence has been fought by the aviators from the City of Lwów. On that day pilot Lt. Stefan Bastyr and observer Lt. Janusz de Beaurain, after take-off from the Lwów-Lewandówka airfield, bombed and strafed Persenkówka station, where the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen have come by train to capture...
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New Fokker E.V model kit – Limited Edition

A new model of Fokker E.V will soon be available for sale in the Limited Edition. For the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Independence of Poland and the end of World War I, we release a model with two markings from the 7th fighter squadron in defence of Lwów and two German markings from the end of the war.
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Most Famous Polish Fokker – modeller’s view

Fokker E.V Stec
Polish military aviation has been created and started to fight even before official restoration of the Polish State independence. Already in the first days of November 1918 in Cracow, Warsaw, Lwów, Przemyśl and in other places the Poles captured the German and Austrian airplanes, aviation equipment and infrastructure: airfields and workshops. First combat flights have been performed a week before 11th November, during fights against Ukrainians in the City of Lwów. While very effective, these...
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