Fly Back Hobby

The Aero L-39 Albatros is flying back from Peenemunde – 20 years after the dissolution of the fighter squadron 9 flying Aero L-39 Albatros that has no longer seen in Peenemunde for quite some time. Today, even with this Jet flights are possible. And that of the Peenemunde historical on the Baltic Sea Island of Usedom. Peenemunde became famous during the second world war. Hitler had in the Peenemunde Army Research Institute the Vergeltungswaffe V1 as well as the V2. Today, the giant power plant is to visit.

It is a huge Museum, the various developments of the Nazis can be visited here. Peenemunde is regarded as the cradle of the space, the engineer Wernher von Braun worked here before he later changed sides and operating ground-breaking research for NASA. The test launch pad (Erprobungsstelle of Peenemunde-West air force”) for the V1 was incidentally the current airfield Peenemunde. The crater through the bombing by the allies are still clearly visible. After the Nazis were defeated.

took over the USSR as an occupying force. Peenemunde became a Soviet naval and air force base. In 1952, the NVA air force took over. The restricted area of the people’s national army is stretched until after Karl Hagen. In 1961, the 9 fighter squadron was stationed here. This was following aircraft: Jakolew yak-18 (Trainer) and yak 11 fighter aircraft Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot (light fighter), MiG-17 fresco (light fighter), MiG-21 Fishbed (supersonic interceptor), as well as the MiG-23 Flogger, a Mach II supersonic interceptor. In addition, L-39 flew albatross as a target towing aircraft from Peenemunde. The L-39 Albatros is actually a training Jet and light attack aircraft. With reunification, the JG-9 has been incorporated in the Bundeswehr and resolved. The troop location Peenemunde was dissolved in 1993. Today is available in original NVA livery and brand new restored for historical and wehrtechnisch very exciting place in privately owned and a L-39 for joint flights. So close themselves so the circle. “Fly L 39 already tried Harro Fullgrabe by Galileo on Pro7, as well as a lucky winner in the show have Mach you ran” in the Mitteldeutschen Rundfunk MDR. The G-forces are huge if you want hard flight program. Harro Fullgrabe had to struggle and was very impressed by the work of the pilots after his MiGFlug L-39 flight.

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