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15.09.2017

THE WORLD'S ONLY FLYING MOCK-UP OF THE FIRST AIRCRAFT SHOWCASED IN TARGI KIELCE

The Scale-Modelling Exhibition is the opportunity to see a whole array of the famous models of airplanes and water-born vessels

Flyer I, also called the Wright Flyer.  It was the first engine-powered aircraft in the world,  its virgin flight took place in 1903.  On 7and 8 October Targi Kielce stages the  MODEL KIT EXPO – the showcase for, unter alia the world's only flying model
Flyer I, also called the Wright Flyer. It was the first engine-powered aircraft in the
world, its virgin flight took place in 1903. On 7and 8 October Targi Kielce stages the
MODEL KIT EXPO – the showcase for, unter alia the world's only flying model

Flyer I, also called the Wright Flyer is one of the many exhibits.  It was the first engine-powered aircraft in the world, its virgin flight took place in 1903.  On 7 and 8 October Targi Kielce's MODEL KIT EXPO showcases the world's only flying model of this plane.   This genuine construction is owned by the Kielce Museum.    

The Messerschmit BF109 (wing-span of 1830 mm, gasoline engine 33 ccm powered, weight 7.5 kg) and Jak 54 (wing-span 2400 mm, petrol engine 60 cc powered, weight 8 kg)  will also be showcased.  All those who visit the Expo will have the opportunity to have a close look on the models of Łaowczkin Ła-9 (wing-span -1860 mm, petrol engine 33 ccm, weight - 7,5 kg) and also the model of Polish motor glider Pegasus - genuine construction (wing-span 2500 mm, electric drive).  According to all indications, Kielce expo will also feature Swordfish, still under construction. It should be ready for Kielce expo in October (wing-span 2100 mm, petrol engine 30 ccm, weight about 10 kg).

In addition to flying models the  Targi Kielce exhibition is the chance to admire many other mock-ups, including the floating Crab Catamaran (length - 1000 mm, sails 0.53 m2).

 KK

 


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