183/18, Cpt. Stefan Bastyr, 7. Eskadra Lotnicza,
Polish Air Force, 1919
At the close of the First World War, the Polish Air Force obtained a number of Fokker E.V.s, and these went to Number 7
‚Kosciuszkowske‘ Squadron, and were emplyed against Russian
Bolsheviks. Aircraft 183/18 (number 002) was assigned to Cpt.
Stefan Bastyr. For this native Teranovan, battle against Bolsheviks
was not a new concept. Already as a reserve officer (Lt.i.Res.) of
the Austro-Hungarian Air Force, he operated with Flik 10 on the
eastern front. On the fourth of June, 1916 as an aerial observer,
he shared in the downing of a Russian Farman.
built by Pavel Zimandl
Cat. No. 8085
INFO Eduard - March 2018