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  • The Mystery of the Kaleva
    The Mystery of the Kaleva

    Original title: Kaleva müsteerium

    2012 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Sigrid Reede

    Documentary about the Finnish passenger aircraft OH-ALL Kaleva that was shot down by two Soviet bombers above the Baltic Sea in 1940.

  • Underwater Flights
    Underwater Flights

    Original title: Allveelennud

    2012 | Feature film, Short | Director: Jaak Kilmi

    Film consisting of ten parts about the events in the history of Estonian aviation and shipping in 1820–1938.

  • Pro Patria ad Astra
    Pro Patria ad Astra

    2002 | Documentary | Director: Laine-Astrid Bils

    Documentary about the story of founding the Estonian air force in the War of Independence and its development between the two war worlds.

  • Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 6. Part 2
    Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 6. Part 2

    Title in Estonian: Austraalia eestlased 6. film, II jagu

    1995-1996 | Amateur films, Newsreel | Director: Lembit Blauhut

    Hugo Mitt, electronics and aviation engineer living in Canberra, recalls past events in his life and shows his collection of beer cans.

  • Lennundusnäitus

    1991 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Heikki Aasaru

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1985 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Heli Speek

  • Their answer
    Their answer

    Title in Estonian: Nende vastus

    1976 | Documentary | Director: Ülo Tambek

    Documentary about the contribution of the Estonian pilots in the Red Army in establishing and developing a Soviet aerodrome in 1920s-1930s.

  • Film Chronicle by Valter Kotsar
    Film Chronicle by Valter Kotsar

    Title in Estonian: Valter Kotsari kroonika

    1972 | Amateur films, Newsreel | Director:

    Film chronicle about the culture life of expatriate Estonians in Sweden in 1967-1972.

  • The Earth is seeing you off
    The Earth is seeing you off

    Title in Estonian: Maa saadab

    1972 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary about the work of the technicians in Tallinn Airport, about the specifics and responsibility of their task.

  • The Split Sky
    The Split Sky

    Title in Estonian: Lõhestatud taevas

    1971 | Documentary | Director: Ülo Tambek

    Documentary about three Estonians who studied in aviation schools in the Russian Empire and became aviators in the Red Army.

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