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Can you identify this item, possibly from a Spitfire aircraft?

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos © Ntinos Mpampakos, submitted to and used by permission Following the positive identification of a Spitfire landing gear part in a remote mountainous area of northwestern Greece by Mr. Ntinos Mpampakos, another item awaits its identification. Since this part was found close to the landing gear, it is highly probable that this part belonged […]

Identified! The Martin Maryland Mk. II, crashed on 25 May 1941 in Crete.

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and documentation: John Korellis and Ioannis Mylonas Photos: ECPAD Previously unpublished photos of a crashed aircraft, with German soldiers inspecting the burned cockpit area, possibly by her own crew, as was standard procedure, were successfully identified, thanks to two respected researchers John Korellis and Ioannis Mylonas. Looking at two photos of the […]

Νέα στοιχεία οδηγούν στην πιθανή ταυτοποίηση του Ju52 της Ρόδου

By Pierre Kosmidis Φωτογραφίες και video: © Μαρίνος Γιούργας, παραχωρήθηκαν στο και δημοσιεύονται κατόπιν αδείας.   Δείτε το βίντεο του Ju52:   Διαβάστε για το Ju52 της Ρόδου: Η ανακάλυψη, η κατάδυση και τα αναπάντητα ερωτήματα    READ THE STORY IN ENGLISH: The Ju52 found off Rodos island, possibly identified as DR + UA, ditched on March 31, […]

The Ju52 found off Rodos island, possibly identified as DR + UA, ditched on March 31, 1944

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and video: © Marinos Giourgas, published under license aegeantec on Instagram:  Marinos Aegeantec on facebook: READ MORE ABOUT THE INITIAL DISCOVERY OF THE ILL-FATED Ju52  FOUND! A Ju 52 off Rodos island: The discovery, the exploration and the unanswered questions Mr. Marinos Giourgas B.Eng, M.Sc., DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor and a team of experienced […]

Beaufighter Mk.X LZ397 304FTU, 16SAAF, shot down on 17/06/44, close to Monemvasia, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and information submitted by Ioannis Chronakis, Darren Prior and Ioannis Mylonas and used by permission Monemvasia, meaning “single entry”, is a medieval Byzantine city, built on a peninsula in the Peloponnese, Greece. Mr. Ioannis Chronakis, contacted with a series of photos of a WW2 aircraft wreck part, along with some […]

Crashed on the island of Icarus: The Beaufighter of Ikaria island

By Pierre Kosmidis Information submitted by Dimitris Filippopolitis, George Karelas, Ioannis Mylonas, Paul Andersson and photos shot by Alexios Xenias. According to ancient Greek mythology, Icarus was the son of Daedalus, the creator of the Labyrinth. Icarus and his father attempted to escape from Crete with wings that his father made from feathers and wax.  Icarus’ father warned […]

Behind the scenes: Preserving and restoring rare warbirds from WW2 to present

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: Yannis Mylonas & Pierre Kosmidis/  Additional resources: 1/ Hellenic Air Force Museum – The wings of history (click to read the story) 2/ The rare warbirds of the Hellenic Air Force Museum (click to read the story) Aviation enthusiasts all over the world are thrilled every time they see an aircraft from a bygone era […]