Wysokie loty

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”Wysokie loty” title screen.

Movie (1978)
English title: Flying high

Jerzy Aleksander Braszka (Wojciech Średniawa, POP secretary)
Tomasz Borkowy (Janusz Średniawa)
Jerzy Złotnicki (Kazimierz Matusiak, chief of Tokar)
Andrzej Gazdeczka (KW secretary)
Andrzej Kozak (keeper in aeroclub)

W. Średniawa – party organization secretary, doesn’t trust the new chief of the big state company, where he works. Workers complain, that the new boss uses his position to make own, private deals. Średniawa is trying to intervene at the “top", but without any positive results - the new director has strong support of the central administration.
At the same time Średniawa's son resign from a job of engineer and decides to build new light aircraft, according to own project and in own flat. When prototype is ready (in this role J-1), he tries to interest the state industry wih it, unfortunately he meets there a real “bureaucratic concrete wall” and, despite many positive advantages of the new construction, industry officials even do not want to talk with him nor agree for the tests.

Jankowski J-1A Don Quichote

Same like the film character, Jarosław Jankowski also built in 1970 his first plane (“J-1 Prząśniczka”) in own flat and then took it outside in pieces through the window. In film we can see later, modified to meet US regulations, version renamed “J-1A Don Quichote”. The plane (not visible in film reg. number SP-0002) crashed and was destroyed in 1981.


Scale model.

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WSK-Okęcie PZL 101 Gawron


And another one (yellow-blue on the left).

Reg. SP-CKG, c/n 107207.

WSK-Okęcie PZL 104 Wilga

White-blue plane on the right.

WL Wilga.jpg

Let Aero Ae-145 & WSK PZL-Mielec TS-8 Bies

Registration SP-EYS Let Aero Ae-145 on the left, TS-8 Bies is silver SP-E?? on the right.

Reg. SP-EYS, c/n 51-189 Let Aero Ae-145 and SP-Exx WSK PZL-Mielec TS-8 Bies.

WSK PZL-Mielec An-2

Reg. SP-DNG, c/n 1G86-09.

Different one.


And yellow one.


WSK PZL-Świdnik Mi-2

Wl WSK PZL-Świdnik Mi-2.jpg

Zlin Z-26

WLZlín Z-26 Trenér.jpg

Zlín Z-42M


Antonov An-24

Ilyushin Il-18V

WLIlyushin Il-18V.jpg

ZP SZD-32 Foka 5

Scale model of one of the Polish made gliders.

Wl mod (1).jpg

Miniature Glider

And another miniature glider, maybe possible to identify…

Wl mod.jpg

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