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Not my field but could be Czechoslovakian Avia BH-33E.

According to some sources we bought 20 airplanes in 1929 together with a licence to produce 24 more. I think that they were made by Ikarus.

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Very nice pictures: lot of detail. Are the squarish caps on the rankers are typical of the Serbian Army for this period?

Very much so. Makes a Serbian ranker instantly identifiable from pre-WW1 through WWII. But in fact the pattern came from Austria in the 1880s or '90s.

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Kingdom of Yugoslavia, 1930-ies.

Interesting photo, thanks for sharing.

That type of Air Force uniform was introduced with regulation from 1937.

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Interesting photo, should be from before December 1932 as the factory was completely relocated to Zemun at that time.
Novi Sad factory was producing seaplanes while the fighters were being made in Zemun.

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Hydroplane Šimika, made by Ikarus. Picture taken in Kumbor, probably in 1925.

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Very interesting, thanks for sharing! 
I really like royal era roundel with white Kosovo Cross.
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By the way it was reintroduced in 2006 and Serbian Air Force uses it today. The adopted solution was criticized because of the color pattern. 
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On 08/03/2009 at 10:14, Emanuel said:

Another 2 portraits of Serbian Officers,

1st Lieutenant's both, interesting photo the one with white wear, Summer uniform maybe?

 

The one on the left has been taken in Thesaloniki when Serbian army was there during WW1.

 

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The white uniform is a summer one and of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia

On 16/02/2017 at 15:54, SasaYU said:

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The plane is a radial engine,Breguet XIX .

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Interesting story: -

www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/A_forgotten_soldier

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On 21/09/2014 at 12:51, SasaYU said:

Kingdom of Yugoslavia, 1930-ies.

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Hawker Fury , Yugoslav model with cantilever landing gear

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EVERT GUSTAV WALDEMAR BECKER

(Helsinki, 1840-Rome, 1907)
His military career took him to many different destinations. He served in Poland as a sub-lieutenant of the Finnish Guard and goes to Spain to fight in the war of Morocco, where he participates in the clashes of Spanish troops against the Moroccan rebels in 1859-1860.
For his bravery on the battlefield Becker gets the Cross of San Fernando
He collaborates in Mexico's civil war. In Greece's campaign against the Turks. In Egypt in favor of Ismael Pacha, who names Bey and in Serbia reaches the rank of Major Staff Colonel
There are pictures of him in the Serbian uniform, where he can see, among other decorations, the spanish Cross of San Fernando and the Medal of Africa of 1860

Does anyone know if it is possible to obtain more information in Serbian files about this person?

 

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None of the Orders or Medals on his tunic are Serbian. Could you share some of the photos of him in Serbian uniform?

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Hello , Serbian not , the most probable Imperial mexican and the rank Lt Colonel , two equal french style epaulettes and French type Brides . two five pointed stars on the collar and a braid on it of oak leaves . 

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