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Leader of the Fascist Party since 1929, and member of the “Black Shirts” group, the aviator and future Air Marshall, Italo Balbo was a great propagandist of Mussolini’s government. In early 1931, at the helm of a squadron of 12 Savoia-Marchetti S.55seaplanes, a courtesy , he was received with great feast by the government and the Italian community.



One of the missions of military aviation in Brazil in its first years was overcoming the great distances of a continental country without a modern transport system. On June 12, 1931, lieutenant aviators Casimiro Montenegro Filho and Nélson Freire Lavenère-Wanderley took off from Rio de Janeiro in a Curtiss biplane “Fledgling” and, some hours later, they delivered in Sao Paulo a postal mail. The Military Airmail was inaugurated (later Correio Aéreo Nacional) that in the following decade, would have the fundamental role of integrating Brazilian territory.



Presented in March 1932, the Junkers Ju 52/3m probably is the best known of three-engine aircrafts of the first half of the past century. Developed from a single-engine model, the Ju-52/3m, was the basis of the German civil and military air transport in the 1930s and it had a fundamental role in World War II. Skinned with undulated aluminum, it robust and reliable. It was very much used in Brazil (as seaplane or land plan) during the first years of our commercial aviation, operated by airlines

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