Romanian Military History Forum - Part of Romanian Army in the Second World War Website



  Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

> Carol II Cup, Romania tour
Alexandru C.
Posted: August 02, 2012 10:22 am
Quote Post


Caporal
*

Group: Members
Posts: 106
Member No.: 3326
Joined: June 20, 2012



Can anyone provide information on the "Carol II Cup" air race (Romania tour), names of pilots who took part, the type of airplanes etc.
I have not much details, I only know Lt. Nicolae Ticulescu (my grandfather)competed, maybe in 1936, I do not know exactly.
PMEmail Poster
Top
Alexandru C.
Posted: August 09, 2012 04:51 pm
Quote Post


Caporal
*

Group: Members
Posts: 106
Member No.: 3326
Joined: June 20, 2012



Even a few details. Between what years was held?
Many thanks,
AC
PMEmail Poster
Top
Alexandru C.
Posted: March 23, 2013 07:12 pm
Quote Post


Caporal
*

Group: Members
Posts: 106
Member No.: 3326
Joined: June 20, 2012



Some information about the "Carol II Cup" held on 5 June 1934, found in the Aeronautica 1934 magazine, the article is written by Cpt. George Botez, one of the competitors.

The following crews have competed, all with Potez XXV:

- Cpt. Cdor. Mândrescu – Lt. C-dor.Georgescu Laurentiu
- Lt. Cdor Mihai Pantazi – Cpt. George Botez
- Cpt. Ruţa – Lt. Gross Mihail
- Cpt. Negrescu I. – crew officer Marghiu Victor
- Cpt. Nichifor – crew officer Perial
- Lt. Ostapov – Lt. Bratti
- Cpt. Bratu Aurel – Lt. Taţius
- Cpt. Coş – Cpt. Radu Nicodim

The route, cca. 1700 km, was:
BuzauBalcicChisinauCernauti – Bistrita – OradeaCluj - Brasov – Bucuresti
With bold were the mandatory landings, and mandatory identification flight over Bistrita and Brasov airfields.

The following crews arrived at Bucharest:
- Cpt. Cdor. Mândrescu – Lt. C-dor.Georgescu Laurentiu
- Lt. Cdor Mihai Pantazi – Cpt. George Botez
- Cpt. Bratu Aurel – Lt. Taţius
- Lt. Ostapov – Lt. Bratti
- Cpt. Coş – Cpt. Radu Nicodim

Alexandru
PMEmail Poster
Top
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

Topic Options Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

 






[ Script Execution time: 0.0218 ]   [ 14 queries used ]   [ GZIP Enabled ]