Here I will present all aircraft in service with Hellenic Army Aviation and Navy Aviation of Real World. Some of these aircraft will also appear in AU Hellas. Many thanks to all members who designed aircraft which among other customers were also purchased by Hellas.
Aircraft are divided in six time periods : Balkan Wars (1912-1913) , WWI and Minor Asia Campaign (1914-1922, Mid war (1923-1939), Hellenic-Italian War (1940-1941), WW2 (1942-1945). Final section will contain all aircraft types which were flown by Hellene pilots, but with other Air Forces. History will refer to individual aircraft mostly (notable achievements, order background etc).
Each aircraft will be posted when ready. Additional sources and history is welcomed.
Balkan Wars (1912-1913)
Henry Farman III
The first warplanes used by Hellas. Officially named " Daedalus ", " Eagle ", " Vulture" and " Hawk ." The first flight was made by Dimitris Caberos on 13 May 1912 . For a short time the " Daedalus " converted successfully into a hydroplane, performed remarkable flights in June 1912. Two of these were used in reconnaissance flights during the First Balkan War in Thessaloniki and Macedonia . Later became the volatile material of the first school of Military Aviation of ' Caberos School " , established originally in Thessaloniki Lebet airport in the period 1913-1915 . Last flights were made in early 1917 . A replica of this aircraft is located at Hellenic War Museum in Athens.