Aircraft at the museum of aviation in belgrade

Aircraft at the museum of aviation in belgrade

Established in 1957 and situated at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade is one of the most renowned aviation museums in the world. The treasured collection of the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade is housed in an architecturally remarkable geodesic-based glass building.

Collection

The Belgrade Aviation Museum features over 200 aircraft, from gliders to helicopters to jet fighters, and the aircraft are operated by the Yugoslav Air Force. There are also some aircraft which are the only surviving examples of their type, including the Fiat G.50. The Museum of Aviation, Belgrade also displays remnants of US and NATO aircraft shot down during the Balkans conflicts in the 1990s, along with wreckage from a US F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter.

In addition to actual aircraft, the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade also houses a wide-ranging aviation image and video archive which records the history of aviation in Serbia.

Preserved aircraft

Some of the displayed aircraft in the Museum of Aviation, Belgrade include:

Gliders

  • D.F.S./30 Kranich
  • Maj Cavka
  • FAJ Jasteb Kosava 2
  • Ikarus Kosava 60
  • Ikarus/Letov Orao Iic
  • Letov KB-5 Jadran
  • SVC Cavka
  • VTC Cirus HS-64D
  • VTC Trener

Helicopters

  • Hiller UH-12A
  • Kamov Ka-28PL
  • Mil (PLZ) Mi-2
  • Sikorsky/Westland WS-51 Mk.IB

Piston-engine aircraft

  • Saric No I
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109
  • Junkers Ju 52/3m
  • Hawker Hurricane Mk IVRP
  • Yakovlev Yak-3
  • Ikarus Aero 2
  • Rogozarski R-100 Uncompleted
  • Douglas C-47 Skytrain
  • Antonov An-12B
  • Lasta
  • Dornier Do 28
  • RQ-1 Predator UAV

Apart from the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade, there are many famous tourist attractions in the city. Lying at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers in north central Serbia, Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia.

Getting to Belgrade is easy and convenient from any part of the country. The city is served by Nikola Tesla International Airport, located about 12 kilometers west of the city center. Apart from air access, there are frequent rail and bus services in the city of Belgrade as well.

Make a memorable visit to the Museum of Aviation in Belgrade.


Image Credit : Christos Vittoratos

Published On: Monday, December 2nd, 2013