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How D-Day Squadron lands in Iceland

The air convoy of piston-engined military transports C-47s, as well as civilian DC-3s, has travelled through Iceland on their way to Normandy. Dozens of planes are going to land hundreds of paratroopers. The way it was in 1944 was exactly… Continue Reading →

Swedish air balloon, Dutch PBY Catalina and the 100th anniversary of Icelandic aviation. Reykjavik Airshow 2019

The annual Reykjavik Airshow this year was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Icelandic aviation. The flight program was supplemented by air balloon and PBY Catalina. Each of them has his own “Icelandic” story. Flugblogger has visited the Reykjavik airport… Continue Reading →

How “DC3 Þristavinir” rescue the plane

The last flying Icelandic DC-3 could be ruined in days when a group of aviation enthusiasts rallied around the plane. They convinced the state-owner to let them take care of it and later to make the veteran-plane welcomed guest on… Continue Reading →

One story for two: the pilot and the airplane

There are two veterans going to face anniversary together. Both were born during World War II, one in Iceland and second in the US. They had met in 1962, flew together connecting Iceland with the outer world, had to break… Continue Reading →

Reykjavik Airshow 2018 from the top: new aircrafts, banned militaries and rain

After 3 months of postponing the airshow finally has happened in Reykjavik. Crouching through nasty forecasts of the coldest Icelandic summer for past 100 years, the event brought most part of aviators to one place. All except military pilots. Flugblogger… Continue Reading →

The president of the National Aeroclub of Iceland about Reykjavik airshow, Icelandic championship and his own path to the sky

The National Aeroclub of Iceland (Icelandic “Flugmálafélag Íslands”) includes 26 aviation organizations of the country, any of which somehow related to flying. The president of the National club is elected every 12 months. Matthías Sveinbjörnsson is on the position this… Continue Reading →

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