Warplane 07
Titel
Warplane 07
Subtitel
Weis WM.21 Sólyom
Prijs
€ 16,99
ISBN
9789086161676
Uitvoering
Paperback
Aantal pagina's
48
Publicatiedatum
Afmetingen
27.2 x 22.2 x 0.5 cm
Onderwerp
Geschiedenis

Edwin Hoogschagen

Warplane 07

Weis WM.21 Sólyom

When Hungary got involved in the second world war, the WM-21 Sólyom (Falcon) was the only Hungarian designed and manufactured plane in service with the Hungarian Royal Airforce. It was in widespread service as reconnaissance plane starting from 1938 onwards. In June of 1941, the machines failed to make in impression, mainly because of accidents and technical issues. The planes were diverted to the training role and were still used as such by May 1945. The Sólyom story starts in 1927, with the Fokker C.V, of which the Hungarian Royal Airforce had acquired 76, mostly built under license by Manfred Weiss (WM). WM improved the C.V, which resulted in the WM-16, with 18 built in two variants. This WM-16 paved the way for the WM-21, of which 128 examples were built.
Auteur

Edwin Hoogschagen

Edwin Hoogschagen was al jong geïnteresseerd in de Nederlandse militaire luchtvaart.