The Aviation Museum, Belgrade
The Aviation Museum (former The Yugoslav Aeronautical Museum) was founded in 1957 in Beograd within the Air Force Command. The museum is located now at the Belgrade airport “Nikola Tesla” in a large modern glass building in the round, that looks like spacecraft.
There are a dozen military and civilian aircrafts around and there are in a total 50 aircraft inside the building. It emphasizes particularly Italian aircraft FIAT G-50,that is the only surviving example of that kind in the whole world as well as an aircraft with whom Ivan Sarić from Subotica completed his first flight in 1910.
Also very important position takes an aircraft Oluj 11, the first armed aircraft that is used in Serbian army during the Salonika Front. In the hall it is exposed the first domestic aircraft, Fizir FN, produced in a factory Ikarus (now Ikarbus).
Further we meet a variety of interesting models Aciono and helicopters from various eras to famous “invisible” American bombers, F-117, F-16 fighters, and various aircrafts shot down during the NATO bombing of FR Yugoslavia in 1999.
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