“Wings for History: The Rescue of a Myth”, documentary produced by Explora Films, The Infante de Orleans Foundation and Telemadrid, has been granted with the prestigious William Boeing Award by the Spanish university Rey Juan Carlos I, Boeing Spain and the trade website Aviaciondigital.com. This award recognises the spreading work in the field of communication of Aeronautics, honouring the director, Jose Manuel Novoa.
The documentary tells the reconstruction and set up of a Policarpov I-16, a Soviet plane that fought during the Spanish Civil War for the Republican side.
More than 90 works from 8 countries have participated in the contest. The jury was directed by Mr. Juan de la Cierva, creator and promoter the Heligiro Project and experts in Journalism and Aeronautics from Spain and Latin America.