Mihajlo Petrovic
Mihajlo Petrovic
Photo courtesy of Dusan Vukotic

     If you search for "Mihajlo Petrovic" +aviation, using the Google search engine, (2-21-06), you will find about 93 links, several of which are superb resources.
Who was Sgt. Mihajlo Petrovic?
      You will find on this webpage of the YUModelClub a comprehensive history of the Yugoslavian Air Force, as well as a detailed biography of Mihajlo Petrovic. You can go directly to his story by clicking on the link on the left side of the homepage..
     If time permits, you will be well rewarded by sampling some of the many other features which are available on the homepage.

Serbian Aviation 1912-1918
      This article, written by Dusan Vukotic, which appears on the AVIATION.CO.YU website, presents a nice summary of the growth of Serbian aviation and includes a brief mention of Mihajlo Petrovic, the second victim of World Military Action. I think you will find it to be very helpful to understand the history of Serbian aviation in order to better appreciate Petrovic's place in it. Included at the bottom of the page are four photographs from the era. You can go directly to the page by clicking on the title above..

Mihajlo Petrovic
      If you are lucky enough to read Serbian, you can enjoy this website which was recently, (10-26-06), recommended to me by Djordje Stakic. In addition to the text, you will find a nice portrait of Petrovic on the page. You can go directly to the site by clicking on the title above..

Mihajlo Petrovic died in a crash on March 7, 1913.
If you have any more information on this pioneer aviator
please contact me.
E-mail to Ralph Cooper

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