Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in Austria

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in Austria

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in Austria.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are as credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in Austria would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at 

Data current to 23 Oct 2018.

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in Austria by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

 (Pappenheim Photo)

Fielseler Fi 156 Storch (Wk. Nr.), A+WN.  Museum of Military History, Vienna.

 (Aleksandr Markin Photos) (Alan Wilson Photo)

 (Wikifantexter Photo)

 (Julian Herzog Photos)

 (aeroprints Photos)

Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. 96995), c/n 9149, served with the Honduran Air Force (Serial No. 614), RB-37, Reg. No. OE-EAS, Red Bull, Zeltweg, Austria.

 (Tony Hisgett Photo)

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

 (Tangopaso Photos)

 (Julian Herzog Photo)

 ( Photo)

 (MatthiasKabel Photos)

Lockheed P-38 Lightning (Serial No. 44-53254), c/n 8509, Reg. No. N25Y, previously "White Lightnin".  Red Bull, Zeltweg, Austria.

 (Jwnabd Photo)

North American B-25J Mitchell (Serial No. 44-86893), of the Flying Bulls in Austria.

Austria during and shortly after the end of the Second World War

 (IWM Photo, CL 2983)

Supermarine Spitfire Mechanics of RAF No. 43 Squadron, stationed near Klagenfurt, study literature relating to the General Election in Austria during the Allied occupation, ca 1945.

 (IWM Photo, CNA 3632)

An abandoned Henschel Hs 126B reconnaissance aircraft on an Austrian airfield in June 1945. The Hs was commonly used as an artillery observation aircraft early on in the war but by 1942 had been relegated to training and glider towing duties. In the background of this photograph are an Arado Ar 96 trainer in Hungarian markings and a Siebel Si 204 liaison aircraft.