|Agusta-Bell 212AM||PS-93||Italian Police helicopter flying over Volandia at Milan Malpensa Airport|
|Lindstrand LTL-230T HiFlyer||I-MICM||Sightseeing captive balloon over Turin city centre|
Friedrichshafen Bodensee Airport, Germany
|As seen from the Dornier Museum - sorry about the fence.|
|ATR ATR-72-600||OE-LIB||Friedrichshafen is Intersky's base|
|Bombardier Dash-8 Q300||OE-LIA||Intersky|
|Zeppelin LZ N07-100 Airship||D-LZZF||Edelweiss Air livery - preparing for their 20th anniversary flights over Switzerland. Zeppelin Airships are based at Friedrichshafen.|
Kossuth Lajos Technical College, Budapest, Hungary
|This college has a small collection of aircraft, some of which can be powered up for systems operation.|
|Kamov Ka-26||408||Hungarian Air Force|
|MiG-21MF||4407||Hungarian Air Force|
|Mil Mi-8T||CCCP-25625||Hungarian Air Force|
|Mil Mi-24D||96-05 ex 433||German Air Force|
|Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk||4R-ATB||SriLanka registration - one source says it's ex HA-APW - a bit of a mystery.|
|PZL-Okecie 101A Gawron||HA-PXA||Gawron = rook. Polish agricultural development of the Yak-12. 325 built.|
|PZL-Okecie 101A Gawron||HA-PXB|
|PZL-Swidnik SM-1 (Mil Mi-1)||033||Hungarian Air Force|
Tino Sana Museum of Carpentry, (Museo del falegname Tino Sana),
|A fascinating company museum, with examples of tools, musical intstruments, furniture, as well as transport such as carts, cars, motorbikes and bicycles. They also have a significant plane hanging in the main hall.
The Ansaldo A.1 Balilla was Italy's only domestically produced WW1 fighter. Arriving in late 1917, one was donated to celebrity pilot Antonio Locatelli shortly after he had taken part in the "Flight over Vienna" in an SVA - see below. Unfortunately a week later a mechanical fault caused Locatelli to make a forced landing behind enemy lines and he was taken prisoner. He made a daring escape shortly afterwards. The Air Force still ordered 100 further aircraft, all of which were delivered before the end of the war.
This is Locatelli's actual aircraft. Only one other Balilla survives, 16552 at the Caproni Museum in Trento.
|Ansaldo A1 Balilla||16553|
Turin Polytechnic College, Italy
|The "Centro di Volo a Vela (CVV) del Politecnico di Torino" (CVT), was founded in May 1952 by a group of enthusiasts including Alberto and Piero Morelli. The college maintains a small collection of gliders which have a connection with the aeronautical department, plus a variety of odd bits and pieces. They also have an excellent collection of aircraft engines, specialising in very early types.|
|Aeronautica Lombarda GP2 (CVV2) Asiago||I-GVGA||1937 design by the CVV of the Royal Polytechnic of Milan.|
|Canadair CL-13 Sabre Mk4 (NA F-86E)||MM19739||Tail section|
|CVT CVT4 Strale||I-CVTC 11||Strale = arrow. Experimental high-performance glider first flown in 1961.|
|CVT M-300||I-CVTE 31||Designed by the Morelli brothers, two were completed with the assistance of the CVT. This is the first prototype, first flown in 1968.|
|Morelli M-100||I-LOTI 71||1956 single-seater. Over 200 M-100 of several versions were built in Italy and France.|
|Morelli (Aeromere) M-100S||I-CVTD 76||Updated version of the M-100 to comply with changed FAI regulations in 1958.|
Fondazione Il Vittoriale Degli Italiani, Gardone Riviera, Italy
|Gabriele d'Annunzio was a famous poet, author and pilot. During WW1, he led some notable operations, including the "Flight over Vienna" in August 1918. in which he led a fleet of 11 Ansaldo SVA aircraft on a daring leaflet-dropping and reconnaissance 'raid'. The operation was much admired, and had big repercussions. See Aeroplane Monthly, January 2015.
The aircraft in the Vittoriale is the aircraft in which he flew during the Flight over Vienna. It is an SVA-5 specially converted into a two-seater for the operation.
By the way, the Vittoriale claims to be Italy's most beautiful garden - and it's well worth a visit.