History Pictures

Zeppelin Hall, Winiary 1919

Zeppelin Hall, Winiary 1919

German planes captured in Zeppelin Hall at Winiary, Poznań 1919, shortly after successful uprise  (photo by courtesy of Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego, Cracow).

Poznan, Lawica 1919

Poznan, Lawica 1919

Storage of German propellers at Ławica aerodrome, Poznań 1919 (photo by courtesy of  Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego, Cracow).

Breguet 14, CZL Propeller

Breguet 14, CZL Propeller

Nice group picture with Breguet 14 aircraft fitted with CZL propeller. It looks like one of the early ones as except typically used ash also some darker wood was selected. Picture taken in Bydgoszcz or in Dęblin (in this case it  would be 1928 or after). Picture...

CZL Propeller, CSML Bydgoszcz

CZL Propeller, CSML Bydgoszcz

CZL propeller in one of the early version decal. Produced approximately around 1921-1922. Attached to the engine (yet unknown type), used for training. Picture taken in Bydgoszcz, at the School of Aviation Mechanics, (1922-1923). At the background hangar with...

French propeller, Potez XV

French propeller, Potez XV

Unknown (but surely French) propeller in one of the Polish Potez XV. Produced approximately around 1923-1924. Attached to the engine Lorraine Dietrich 12DB (400HP). Despite relatively good quality it is hard to say what was the producer. It looks like Merville is one...

Ansaldo A-300 aircraft

Ansaldo A-300 aircraft

In 1924, during "Aviation week" the 2nd Air Regiment organized aviation exhibition in Kraków. Among other exhibits the Ansaldo A-300 aircraft was presented. It was equipped with propeller manufactured by Warsztaty Centralnych Zakładów Lotniczych. Another three...

JD-2

JD-2

JD-2 aircraft with a Polish CWL Propeller. Picture via Roman Postek, many thanks! JD-2 aircraft was designed by Jerzy Drzewiecki, member of Aviation Division of Students’ Mechanical Association of Warsaw Technical University in 1924/1925. Plane was equipped with...

Integrale Warszawa, Skraba ST.3 aircraft, Salmson 9AD engine

Integrale Warszawa, Skraba ST.3 aircraft, Salmson 9AD engine

Nice INTEGRALE propeller picture, manufacturer's and Tonkilaque decals visible. Photo from the collection of Michał Krawczyk, Warsaw, many thanks!  According to Mr. Michał Krawczyk, the man at front of the aircraft is Mr. E Piorunkiewicz, foreman of Centralne...

RWD-2 SP-ADG

RWD-2 SP-ADG

RWD-2 aircraft registered SP-ADG with Schwarz propeller. Published by courtesy of MLP Cracow. A part of the same picture with a better view for the propeller. Picture via Roman Postek, many thanks!