Family album of Jan Nagorski

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Just before Easter, I have visited the Przegląd Lotniczy office (Polish aviation magazine). Thanks to the happy coincidence and courtesy of editor-in-chief Krzysztof Krawcewicz I managed to retrieve the family album of Jan Nagorski, my great grandfather. The visit resulted in further contacts, Arctic Back moving forward.

In the footsteps of Nagorski in Puck

Commemorative photo of President of MDLot Historical Association - Ireneusz Makowski and me.

Commemorative photo of President of MDLot Historical Association – Ireneusz Makowski and me.

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Armed with references from Andrzej Doroszewicz, builder of replica RWD-13, I went to Puck to MDL. My great grandfather was trying to get a job there in the 1920s. I arrived at the MDLot Museum which is currently closed due to organisational changes. However, an exception was made to me. I spent many hours dabbling in history around seaplanes and flying boats. So far, the barracks and 3 hangars have survived, although today they serve a different purpose. The fourth hangar called “Black” next to a seaplane ramp has not survived. Another building is standing there now.

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