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PZL P.11c – walkaround photos

At the end of July 2018 at the Museum of Aviation in Krakow, the renovation of the only preserved copy of the PZL P.11c aircraft was completed. Thanks to the kindness of our reader, Grzegorz Szymanowski, we present photos of the plane during the final stage of assembly. The aircraft engine will be restarted soon. See more!
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Death of Captain Laskowski

PZL P.11c cowódcy III/4 pułku lotniczego, kpt. Floriana Laskowskiego
Dramatic decision… …it was on 2nd September 1939 early afternoon the III/4 Fighter Wing from Toruń has got surprising order from „Pomorze” Army aviation commander Col. Bolesław Stachoń – to attack German ground forces from „nap-of-the-earth” level flight. It was obvious for the pilots that the low-altitude charge of light fighters against well-defended group of enemy is at least risky if not suicidal business. That was the reason why commander of the Wing, Cpt. Florian...
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PZL P.11c Junior Set – built “out of the box”

model p.11c 1/72 Arma Hobby
It is a great pleasure to present the first assembled and painted PZL P.11c model kit. The basic set – Junior Set, was built in only three days from cutting out the first parts to finish painting and weathering. See photos and find out how this mini replica of the famous fighter is building together.
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Mystery of the “camouflaged 3”

łaciata "3" pzl p.11c camouflaged "3"
One of the most known “elevens” of the September 1939 is PZL P.11c airplane serialed “8.138” with “white 3” side marking. Its two-tone splinter camouflage is similar with the Luftwaffe schemes. Despite its popularity this extraordinary airplane is quite mysterious and very little is known about its history.
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Himek from “Eagle Owl” Squadron and his P.11c

– The war started early, about 7 a.m. We have been scrambled, propellers have raised dust from the field, we weren’t able to see anything for a while. We circled in the clouds for a long time, guided by radio orders, so was the beginning… … told 2nd Lt. Hieronim Dudwał in the interview given in Spring 1940 in Paris to famous poet and journalist Kazimierz Wierzyński. Wierzyński was then collecting accounts of September 1939...
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PZL P.7a – “City of Lwów” squadron against Wehrmacht spearhead

P.7a, 162 Eskadra Myśliwska 1939
Third and the last story behind airplanes included in PZL P.7a Expert Set 1939 model kit. History, coulours and markings of the 162 Fighter Squadron from Lwów. Younger of Polish Fighter units, III/6 fighter wing was involved in heavy fights against Wehrmacht spearhead, attacking through city of Łódź to Warsaw. Read story of the most successful unit of the P.7a in 1939!
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